The Macon County Board of Health recognized outgoing Chairperson Russell Stevenson (R) at its Jan. 27 meeting.
Stevenson was presented with a plaque of appreciation from the new chairperson, Dr. Frank Killian (L).
Stevenson has served on the Board of Health since 2008, and served as the board chair from 2012 to 2014.
Stevenson will continue to serve on the board of health fulfilling the position of engineer representative.
During Mr. Stevenson's tenure as chair, the board of health addressed many important public health issues including an investigation of lead in drinking water; support of tobacco free parks in Macon County; a number of communicable disease investigations; and the launch of Macon County's new Adult Dental Clinic.