Health Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to public health and healthy communities, including disease and injury prevention and health promotion, health disparities reduction, financing delivering health care, including services for the uninsured, underinsured, and medically indigent, Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, behavioral health services, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and services for persons with developmental disabilities.

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    This week's video includes legislation that would permanently repeal the Cadillac Tax, introduction of the Restore the Partnership Act, the beginning of the August recess and more.

  • Reports & Toolkits | Aug. 2, 2019

    The August recess in the federal legislative calendar provides a unique opportunity for county leaders to communicate with members of Congress, demonstrate the impact of your efforts in your communities and advocate for the federal programs that help to strengthen local programs and initiatives.

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Health Steering Committee

Chair

Phillip Serna
Supervisor
Sacramento County, California

 

Vice Chair

Clay Jenkins
County Judge
Dallas County, Texas

 

Nick Macchione
Health & Human Services Agency, Director
San Diego County, California

 

Valerie Poindexter
Council Member
Hawaii County, Hawaii

 

Toni Preckwinkle
Board President
Cook County, Illinois

 

Gloria Whisenhunt
Commissioner
Forsyth County, North Carolina

 

Subcommittee Chair

Kenneth Dahlstedt (Public Health and Healthy Communities)
Commissioner
Skagit County, Washington

 

Helen Stone (Behavioral Health)
Commissioner
Chatham County, Georgia

 

Derek Young (Medicaid and Indigent Care)
Councilmember
Pierce County, Washington

 

Shirlee Zane (Long Term Care)
Supervisor
Sonoma County, California

 

Subcommittee Vice Chair

Lynn Canfield (Behavioral Health)
Executive Director, Mental Health Board/DD Board
Champaign County, Illinois

 

Christopher Coudriet (Medicaid and Indigent Care)
County Manager
New Hanover County, North Carolina

 

Dena Diorio (Behavioral Health)
County Manager
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

 

James Golgart (Behavioral Health)
Director Veterans Services
Le Sueur County, Minnesota

 

Greg Hart (Medicaid and Indigent Care)
Board Member, District 3
DuPage County, Illinois

 

Patricia Jurjevich (Behavioral Health)
Regional Administrator
Douglas County, Nebraska

 

Carol Moehrle (Long Term Care)
Public Health Director - Idaho North Central District
Nez Perce County, Idaho

 

Dotti Owens (Public Health and Healthy Communities)
Coroner
Ada County, Idaho

 

Chester Pintarelli (Long Term Care)
Administrator, Medical Care
Iron County, Michigan

 

Adi Pour (Public Health and Healthy Communities)
Health Director
Douglas County, Nebraska

 

Julie Rogers (Medicaid and Indigent Care)
Commissioner, Chair
Kalamazoo County, Michigan

 

Barbara Sharief (Long Term Care)
Commissioner
Broward County, Florida

 

Kenneth Wilson (Public Health and Healthy Communities)
County Administrator
Franklin County, Ohio

 

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