NACCHO's advisory groups are a primary and recognized vehicle for identifying the opportunities and challenges facing local health departments (LHDs) and the field at large. NACCHO members from all areas of public health come together to explore the many facets of the field and help NACCHO make the best decisions in serving its members, and local public health. For more information about NACCHO's advisory groups, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advisory Groups 101
Advisory groups are made up of staff from LHDs around the country. NACCHO's 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.
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 »