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The Multnomah County Public Health Advisory Board (MC-PHAB) consists of 15-17 members who advise the Health Department director and Public Health Division director on strategic priorities and emerging issues.

The board provides broad stakeholder input from a variety of community sectors on work related to reducing disparities and improving population health in Multnomah County. Members are generally oriented to public health, and are familiar with the Health Department’s public health services and functions.

Meeting Schedule

The board meets every month on the third Wednesday from 4:30-6pm. Meetings are open to the public.

Location: Multnomah Building, 500 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Room 126, Portland

  • December 20, 2017
  • January 17, 2018
  • February 21, 2018
  • March 21, 2018
  • April 18, 2018
  • May 16, 2018
  • June 20, 2018
  • July 18, 2018
  • August 15, 2018
  • September 19, 2018
  • October 17, 2018
  • November 21, 2018
  • December 19, 2018

Past Meetings

Minutes - October 18, 2017 (240.69 KB)
Minutes (lunch meeting) - September 29, 2017 (298.47 KB)
Minutes - June 21, 2017 (305.99 KB)
Minutes - May 17, 2017 (83.81 KB)
Minutes - April 19, 2017 (87.5 KB)
Minutes - March 15, 2017 (90.34 KB)
Minutes - February 15, 2017 (84.12 KB)
Minutes - January 18, 2017 (79.79 KB)
Minutes - December 21, 2016 (67.15 KB)
Minutes - November 16, 2016 (570.3 KB)

Membership

We're interested in members who want to explore education, environmental issues, food systems, transportation and more. We encourage membership from all parts of our county, and are looking to recruit members representing many dimensions of our community, including:

  • Racial and ethnic communities
  • Seniors/aging population
  • Youth
  • Faith leaders
  • Business leaders
  • Others

Member Expectations

  • Members are appointed to 3-year terms beginning in August, and can serve no more than 2 successive terms.
  • Members are expected to let staff know when they will be unable to attend a meeting, and to contact other members to stay informed of new decisions or information.
  • Members are permitted no more than three unexcused absences per year.

Helpful Documents

Multnomah County Public Health Advisory Board Charter (399.08 KB)
Multnomah County Public Health Advisory Board Bylaws (170.96 KB)


Questions?

Contact Nathan Wickstrom, nathan.wickstrom@multco.us, 503.988.8712