School Health Advisory Board

The School Health Advisory Board (SHAB) assists with developing health policy in Albemarle County Public Schools and evaluating the status of school health, health education, the school environment, and health services.

Code of Virginia Reference: § 22.1-275.1. School health advisory board.

2021-22 Meeting Schedule

SHAB meets quarterly, but also by special session at the request of the Superintendent or School Board.

  • September 21, 2021 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • January 18, 2022 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • March 15, 2022 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • May 17, 2022 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

SHAB meetings are currently conducted virtually and are open to the public:

Public Livestream Meeting Link

SHAB Members:

SHAB membership includes perspectives from parents, students, health professionals, educators and other community members.

  • NyShae’ Carter, Jack Jouett District
  • Mark Niehaus, Rivanna District
  • Gemilia Bouber, Samuel Miller District
  • Kristen Carty, Scottsville District
  • Kristy Davis, White Hall District
  • Rebecca Abernathy, At-Large
  • Erin Callas, Blue Ridge Health Department
  • Lori Balaban, Albemarle Medical Association
  • Christine Eagleson, Superintendent’s Appointee
  • Elizabeth Horton, Superintendent's Appointee
  • Jennifer Schaeffer, Superintendent’s Appointee
  • Eileen Gomez, ACPS Employee
  • Kevin Kirst, ACPS Employee
  • Christina Pitsenberger, ACPS Employee
  • Chris Siebert, ACPS Employee
  • Leanne Knox, Albemarle County Employee