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West Virginia State Board of Sanitarians
State Board of Sanitarians

The WV Board of Registration of Sanitarians has been in existence since the early 1960’s and became a Chapter 30 Board pursuant to West Virginia State Code, Chapter 30, Article 17, effective July 1, 1992.  The Board’s name was changed to the State Board of Sanitarians.  The Board is made up of seven members, four currently employed as a Registered Sanitarian, one currently employed as a Sanitarian, and two citizen members not employed as a Sanitarian.  Each of these members are appointed by the Governor and serve a five-year term.  Each year the members select from a Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson.

The duties of the Board include reviewing candidates' applications for registration to ensure that they meet the appropriate educational and experience requirements.  In order to obtain a new or renewal Registration, an applicant must complete an application which includes a Child Support Obligation Disclosure form (available below) in accordance with West Virginia Code 48-15-303.  Additionally, the Board reviews training classes and meeting agendas to determine the number of continuing education credit hours that will be a assigned to the meeting.  Sanitarians in West Virginia are required to obtain fifteen (15) continuing education credit hours every year.

Scheduled Board Meeting Dates: 

  • May 10, 2024  via Zoom  
  • August 9, 2024  via Zoom  
  • November 15, 2024  via Zoom  

Meeting Minutes


Board meetings are being held by Zoom conferencing.  Please contact Linda Whaley at Linda.K,Whaley@wv.gov for telephone number and passcode.

West Virginia State Board of Sanitarians Annual Report

Sanitarian List by Individuals

Sanitarians by Location

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