Public Health Advisory Board

Meetings

  • Bimonthly on the 1st Thursday
  • See the agenda center for for information on how to attend and/or participate

Members

The Public Health Advisory Board has 9-13 members. Current members are:

    • Jake Anderson
    • Steve Bennett
    • Barry Buchanan
    • Sterling Chick
    • Lindsey Karas
    • Les Seelye
    • Leah Wainman

Specifications

The members of the Public Health Advisory Board must have the following specifications:  Residents of the county, up to 12 of which are appointed by the executive, subject to County Council confirmation

  • 1 Board of Health member (appointed for 1 calendar year by the County Council)

At least one member in each of the following sectors:

  • Business and Philanthropy
  • Physical (Built) Environment
  • Health Care
  • Social and Economic
  • Tribal Community
  • Communities Experiencing Health Inequities
  • Local Government - City/Rural
  • Community Member with Lived Experience in Social Service or Health Care System challenges

Vacancies

Term Limit

  • 2 consecutive full terms

Term Length

  • 3 years 

Purpose

The Public Health Advisory Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Health Department on all issues related to the County Health Department and its programs.

Authority