NACCHO Thanks Everyone Who Applied to an Advisory Group
NACCHO's committees and workgroups are a primary and recognized vehicle for identifying the opportunities and challenges facing LHDs and the field of public health at large.
Current applicants will hear from NACCHO about their appointments in early June. Click here for more information on how to apply.
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In the Spotlight
During April, NACCHO thanks the volunteers who donate time, energy and expertise to help fulfill NACCHO's Mission in many different ways: through their responses to request for information, service on committees and advisory groups, and in appointed and elected positions. Their contributions make a different to NACCHO, local health departments and the nation's health.
Advisory Groups 101
Advisory groups are made up of staff from LHDs around the country. NACCHO's 41 advisory groups ensure that member input informs the organization's projects and priorities and work toward NACCHO's vision of "health, equity, and well-being for all people in their communities through public health policies and services."
NACCHO has four different types of advisory groups: executive committee, standing committees, committees, and workgroups. Each advisory group performs a certain role for the association. Their roles are as follows:
A list of NACCHO's advisory groups, along with their descriptions and the time commitments required to serve, is available here.
Not all advisory groups are recruiting in 2013, a list of those are available here
Each advisory group has a set list of roles and responsibilities outlining expectations for members, chairs, and liaisons. If you are interested in serving on an advisory group, please review these documents.
Each year, NACCHO provides orientation for advisory group members to give an overview of the association's work, the purpose and function of the advisory groups, and an opportunity to hear the experiences of seasoned participants. Orientation material, including a PowerPoint, is available through the link below. More »