Mayor Steve Schag

Mayor Schag has served as Mayor of Shelby since January 1, 2015. As head of the health department, he appoints staff and oversees all health department operations.


Dr. Ajay Chawla, Health Commissioner/Medical Director

Dr. Chawla has served as the Health Commissioner and Medical Director since March 2009. In addition to his role with Shelby City Health Department, he maintains a private medical practice in Shelby and serves as medical director for Hospice of North Central Ohio and Crestwood Care Center. He is board certified in internal medicine as well as hospice and palliative care and has hospital privileges at Ohio Health Mansfield and Shelby hospitals. Dr. Chawla attended medical school at University College of Medical Sciences in Delhi, India. He completed the residency program at Good Samaritan – Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, Maryland and a geriatric fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical System and VA Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Beth Conrad, Director of Environmental Health

Beth has served as the Director of Environmental Health since July 2017. Prior to that, she was a Sanitarian for Shelby City Health Department and other public health agencies in the region. She is a Registered Sanitarian (RS) through the Ohio Board of Sanitation Registration. She has extensive experience in the food service industry.

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