Board of Health
The City-County Board of Health for Lincoln County works to prevent disease and illness, ensures a healthy environment and promotes healthy choices by setting county-wide policies and regulations to protect the health of Lincoln County residents.
The Board meets at least once each quarter in the Commissioners’ office in the Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby.
Institutional Control Steering Committee
Next Board Meeting Date
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Lincoln County Courthouse
Notice of Possible Quorum:
A quorum of the City-County Board of Health for Lincoln County may be present at the Libby Groundwater Superfund Site – Proposed CGA Public Meeting at the Ponderosa Room at 6:30 PM on April 23, 2019. The purpose of attending is to gather information and the Board will not discuss public issues or make decisions at this meeting.
Current Board Members
Lincoln County Representative: Jan Ivers (Chair)
Ms. Ivers joins the board and brings a wide range of medical experience. Jan is currently an instructor of Nursing at the Flathead Valley Community College and has been an RN at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center and St. Johns Hospital. Jan has past medical technology experience and is a former Registered Sanitarian for Sanders County. In 2014, Jan joined the Peace Corp and was assigned to Malawi, Africa working as a nursing instructor with the University of Malawi.
Jan was born in Glasgow, Montana, but has lived in Libby for the last 14 years. She enjoys sewing, quilting, reading, Sudoku, bicycling and more recently, national politics. Jan is married to husband, Keith, of 37 years, who teaches French in the Libby School districts. Together they have two daughters and two grandchildren. They also have two dogs, one an squirrel hunting hound and the other a rescue cocker spaniel.
Lincoln County Representative: George Jamison (Vice Chair)
Mr. Jamison joins the board with over 45 years as a consulting civil engineer, before retirement. His areas of practice included geotechnical and environmental projects throughout US. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and Montana. George is also retired Army engineer officer, having served over 20 years in the Army Guard. He was elected to Village Board, was appointed to a Fire district board and has served on numerous technical, professional, church and community organizations at all levels.
George is an Illinois native, before becoming a property owner in Lincoln County about 10 years ago. He enjoys woodworking, fishing, genealogy, and photography among other hobbies. George and his wife, Mary Lou Goodpaster, share 4 children, 7 grandchildren and 2 Jack Russell Terriers.
Lincoln County Commissioner: Mark Peck
Mr. Peck is a Libby native who formerly worked as the Libby Unit Manager for the Montana Department of Natural Resources. He is a retired active duty Air Force veteran with 20 years of service. Mark also served for four years as the Director of Emergency Services for Flathead County and 2 1/2 years in the private sector, managing a consulting firm. Prior to his private sector service, he served two years as the Quality Assurance and Security Manager for the Montana Department of Corrections.
City of Libby Representative: Laura Crismore
Laura Larson Crismore is the Quality and Risk Manager at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. Laura graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology/Clinical Laboratory Science. Laura began working for Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in the clinical laboratory in 2005 and then Quality Improvement Specialist in 2013. Since that time, Laura has earned her Masters of Health Administration from Capella University, graduating in 2016 with high honors and has since further transitioned to the Quality and Risk Manager.
Laura earned her Greenbelt in Lean process improvement in 2015 and has taught multiple classes to staff and community members on the importance of performing root cause analysis so that improvement efforts are successful. Prior to earning her greenbelt, Laura was awarded the 2014 Innovator of the Year through the Frontier Medicine Better Health Partnership for her care coordination project.
Laura is married and has a blended family, three boys and three girls. All have graduated with the exception of the youngest, which is 14. When Laura is not working, she is spending time with family, often on the lake or at the family cabin. Other hobbies include chasing her 14 year old around the state as he competes at various sporting events.