Chris Cherniak – Chair

Chris has been a resident of Park City and Summit County since 2006. He is a Civil/Environmental Engineer specializing in Wastewater Treatment processes, Landfill design, environmental assessments and the remediation of Superfund Sites. He joined the Board of Health in March of 2020 and did so because he believes that a healthy environment is foundational to every child’s physical, intellectual and emotional health and well-being.

Roger Armstrong – County Council

Roger is an attorney and has practiced entertainment law in the motion picture, television, advertising, and book publishing industries since 1995. Roger has been involved with more than 140 motion pictures and television productions. Prior to his legal career was a Vice President at Universal Pictures and TriStar Pictures.

He graduated from the University of California, San Diego and Loyola Law School. He has served on the Motion Picture Advisory Committee for the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the Legislative Affairs Committee of the Utah Advisory Board of the Sundance Institute, on the Board of the Utah Film Center, and he is a member of the High Valley Transit District board.

Roger resides in Park City and he is married to Beth Armstrong, Director of Development for Intermountain Healthcare Foundation.

Ilyssa Golding MD MPH

Ilyssa moved to Summit County in 2012 from Los Angeles with her husband and two children (now ages 23 and 20). She is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist (MD) with subspecialty training in women’s imaging. She also has a master’s degree in public health (MPH). She has a strong interest in health promotion and disease prevention and the role of nutrition and physical fitness in achieving these objectives. One of her highest priorities as a board member is to ensure equity in the way we help our diverse community maximize their health and wellness.

Dorothy Adams

Dorothy and her husband have lived in Summit County for over 27 years, raising three now adult children. During her time living in Summit County, she has made the daily commute to Salt Lake County working for the Salt Lake County Health Department for 34 years. She joined the Board in 2014 to bring lessons learned from her work to Summit County as we navigate ways to balance growth with the preservation of health and the environment. She believes that a strong and nimble public health system is foundational to the health of a community and knows that the board of health is instrumental to the department’s important work.

Doug Evans

Doug and his wife Diane have lived in Oakley for 40 years. They have four grown kids with amazing families. Doug is a retired water and energy sustainability director of Mountain Regional Water District of Summit County. He has spent his life in the environmental science industry, focusing primarily on water resource protection, efficiency, and sustainability. He has served in many public positions, including the Oakley City Council and Mayor, and currently serves on the City Planning Commission. He also serves on the South Summit Trails Foundation board. As an avid hiker and naturalist, Doug has spent much of his life writing poetry based upon the unifying aspects of nature, science, and faith.

Chris Ure

Chris has lived in Summit County his entire life. He is a fifth-generation farmer/rancher. His passion for environmental protection is important to him because he lives off of the land and knows how the mismanagement of uses can affect us all. He previously served on the Eastern Summit County Planning Commission for 7 years and currently serves on the Kamas Conservation Board.

Heidi Gordon

Heidi Gordon has a degree in Anthropology and English from the University of Utah and has worked for the past 16 years as the Acquisitions and Developmental Editor for Shadow Mountain Publishing. For the past six years, she has enjoyed living outside of Coalville on the Chalk Creek with her husband and a menagerie of animals. She loves to hike, bike, kayak, and camp—and really anything that can be done outside.