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Director of Health

Andrea Boissevain | email | 203.385.4090

Andrea Boissevain | email | 203.385.4090
She has a BA from Vassar College (biology) and an M.P.H. from Yale University School of Public Health.

Andrea Boissevain just celebrated 10 years with the Stratford Health Department, serving as its Director since 2010. She lead the department's accreditation effort where Stratford was only the third local health department in CT to be awarded national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) in March 2016. Relying on the strength and dedication of Stratford's staff, Stratford actively participates in the Greater Bridgeport Primary Care Action Group, a collaborative of hospitals, FQHCs, area local health departments joined together to improve community health. Ms. Boissevain serves as the chair of the steering committee of Get Healthy CT (, one of 4 work groups of the Community Health Improvement Plan. She also co-chairs CT DEMHS Region 1 Health Care Coalition, a coalition dedicated to promoting emergency preparedness, response and recovery for the health care continuum of hospitals, EMS, local health and behavioral health professionals.

Assistant Director of Health

Greta Broneill | email | 203.385.4090

Greta Broneill | email | 203.385.4090
Greta Broneill began working with the Stratford Health Department in January 2008.

She is currently the Assistant Director of Health and the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Department. She graduated with a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Fine Arts from St. Michael’s College in Vermont, and received a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health Education at Southern Connecticut State University.


Bernice Bova | email | (P) 203.385.4058 / (F) 203.381.2048

Bernice Bova | email | (P) 203.385.4058 / (F) 203.381.2048
Bernice Bova joined the Stratford Public Health Department in February of 2008.

Although she is new to the Department, she has been a Stratford resident, along with her family, for over 22 years. Bernice graduated from the University of Connecticut, having earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. More recently, she received a Masters in Science/Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. She has been practicing for 27 years.

Environmental Health

Maureen Whelan -Environmental Supervisor - [email protected]

Dawn Severine - Registered Sanitarian - [email protected]

Andrew Anderson - Registered Sanitarian - [email protected]

Alivia Coleman - Health Program Associate - [email protected]

Health Educator

Kelley Meier, NDTR, MPH | email | 203.385.4090

Kelley Meier, NDTR, MPH | email | 203.385.4090

Administrative Assistant

Linda Williams | email | 203.385.4090

Linda Williams | email | 203.385.4090

Linda Williams has been the Executive Assistant to the Health Director since 2004. She supervises all office staff and the day to day operations of the Health Department. Linda has been a Stratford resident for 16 years.

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Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Address: 468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615

Office: (203) 385-4090Office: (203) 385-4090

Fax: (203) 381-2048Fax: (203) 381-2048


Bernice Bova, RN, Nursing Supervisor

Office: (203) 385-4058Office: (203) 385-4058

Fax: (203) 380-6769(203) 380-6769

Email: BerniceFax: (203) 380-6769

Wooster School-Based Health Center

Office: (203) 381-6922Office: (203) 381-6922

Fax: (203) 381-6923Fax: (203) 381-6923

Email: sbhc

Clinic Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:00pm

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Phone: (203) 385-4090Phone: (203) 385-4090
Email: Greta

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