Public Health Advisory Council

The Washington County Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) is appointed by the Washington County Board of Commissioners to advise the Board of Commissioners in its role as the Board of Health for Washington County. The Washington County Public Health Advisory Council makes recommendations to the board and the Public Health division manager on matters relating to public health.

Membership: We are interested in members who want to explore factors that contribute to the health of our community such as disease prevention, environmental exposures, substance use prevention, family and reproductive health, and public health preparedness. We strive to recruit members who represent many dimensions of our community, including:

  • Racial and ethnic communities
  • Refugee and immigrant communities
  • Youth
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Nonprofit and/or government organizations
  • Seniors, aging population

Meeting agendas, minutes and supplemental materials

Read the bylaws.

To apply: Visit the Board of Commissioners page

For more information: Email Alex Coleman.