Health Action’s vision is that Sonoma County is a healthy place for all residents to live, work, play and belong. The mission of Health Action is to mobilize community partnerships and resources to achieve equity and improve health for all in Sonoma County. For more information visit our link: www.sonomahealthaction.org
Board of Supervisors: Community Health Improvement Action Council, see BOS Resolution #28, No. 07-0684, 08-14-07
Health Action, led by the Health Action Council, establishes collaborative goals, outcomes, and best practice strategies for key priorities of education, income and health. Work is led by three subcommittees, Cradle to Career, Economic Wellness and the Committee for Healthcare Improvement, and place-based Health Action Chapters. Health Action uses the Portrait of Sonoma County report to identify, assess, and address disparities by place and population across the county.
Two-years. Health Action members may be reappointed - at the option of the Director of Health Services. Members may serve a maximum of 5 terms.
Only Student Advisory members receive a stipend of $50.00 per meeting attended for a maximum of $200.00 per year.
Meets quarterly, March, June, September, December, on the first Friday of the month.
The membership of the Health Action Council shall be limited to a maximum of 47 members. Membership shall include broad representation of community leaders with diverse, balanced perspectives on health issues including but not limited to: Health care providers representing hospitals, physicians and community clinics; Representatives of local business, community and employers; Representatives of local non-profit organizations, faith community and community at large; Representatives of community and economic development organizations; Representatives of organized labor. In 2014, Health Action dedicated two youth seats on the Council. Government officials, including a city council member from each of the nine cities in the county and county representatives from the Board of Supervisors, Health Services (including Public Health Officer), Human Services, Economic Development Board, and Office of Education.
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