Public Health Advisory Board

Meetings

2023 Public Health Advisory Board Meeting Schedule

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - Introductory Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, March 08, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, August 09, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, November 08, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote

**Until further notice, meetings will be conducted by remote participation.

Individuals who wish to attend in-person may contact the Health District at 509-684-2262 or adminmail@netchd.org to make accommodations for physical attendance. Please notify the Health District of the need for accommodations 72 hours before the scheduled meeting date.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Representing Ferry County
    • Nancy Churchill
    • Debra Wulff
    • Dr. Caleb Holtzer
  • Representing Pend Oreille County
    • Katie Swain 
    • Christina Wagar
    • Kamori Cattadoris
  • Representing Stevens County
    • Dr. Leslie Waters
    • Mary Selecky
    • Cheryl Petersen

Overview

Bylaws of the Northeast Tri County Health District Public Health Advisory Board

Purpose

The Advisory Board is established to provide key input to the Board of Health (BOH) on issues that affect the health and wellbeing of citizens and/or environmental factors within the jurisdiction of Northeast Tri County Health District (NETCHD). In accordance with 2021 ESSHB 1152 Section 7, the Advisory Board shall: 

  1. Provide input to the BOH in the recruitment and selection of an Administrative Officer, pursuant to RCW 70.05.045, and a Health Officer, pursuant to RCW 70.05.050; 
  2. Use a health equity framework to conduct, assess, and identify the public health needs of the jurisdiction, and review and recommend public health policies and priorities for NETCHD and the BOH to address public health issues; 
  3. Evaluate the impact of proposed public health policies and programs, and assure identified health needs and concerns are being met; 
  4. Promote public participation in and identification of local public health needs;
  5. Provide community forums and hearings as assigned by the BOH; 
  6. Establish community task forces as assigned by the BOH;
  7. Review and make recommendations to NETCHD and the BOH for annual budget and fees;
  8. Review and advise on NETCHD's progress in achieving performance measures and outcomes to ensure continuous quality improvement and accountability. 

Applying to be part of the Public Health Advisory Board


All applications will be sent to our Board of Health for consideration in filling open positions. Selection of members will be done to balance expertise, career experience, and consumer experience in areas impacting public health. Additionally recruitment efforts will strive for equal representation from Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens Counties along with tribal representation from each federally recognized tribes holding lands within these counties.