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Task Force on the Future of Public Health Services

The Task Force on the Future of Public Health Services was created by House Bill 2348 in the 2013 Legislature to study the regionalization and consolidation of public health services, the future of public health services in Oregon, and to make recommendations for legislation. Read House Bill 2348.

Reference Materials

At the first meeting of the Task Force, members requested that reference materials be made available as background information including Oregon public health statutes, common terms, organizational structure, planning documents, and links to other state and national resources.

Materials from Meetings (on this page)


MEETINGS

  • Accommodation: Individuals requiring accommodation may request alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility, or other reasonable accommodations by calling the Oregon Health Authority at 1-800-282-8096 at least 48 hours before the meeting.
  • Listen-only by phone: The public is welcome to listen to Task Force meetings by phone. Dial 1-888-363-4734 and enter participant code 295577.
Meeting Date Materials

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m
Portland State Office Building
Room 1B
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR
[Map]

Agenda [pending]

 

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Monday, May 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
St Charles Medical Center
2500 NE Neff Road
Bend, OR
[Map]

Agenda [pending]

 

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m
Portland State Office Building
Room 1B
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR
[Map]

Agenda

Facilitated discussion materials

 

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Portland State Office Building
Room 1E
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR
[Map]

 

AgendaPDF document

Minutes

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Labor and Industries Building
Conference Room B
350 Winter Street, NE
Salem, OR
[Map]

 

AgendaPDF document

MinutesPDF document

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m
Portland State Office Building
Room 1B
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR
[Map]

Agendapdf icon

Minutespdf icon

 

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Friday, November 22, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Oregon State Capitol
Salem, OR
Room 470
[Map]

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Workplanpdf icon

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MEMBERS

The task force is made up of 15 members appointed by the Legislature, Governor, director of the Oregon Health Authority and director of the Department of Human Services. Task Force members are:

 
Governor appointees
Tammy Baney – commissioner, Deschutes County
Liz Baxter – director, Oregon Public Health Institute
Carrie Brogoitti – public health administrator, Union County
Carlos Crespo – professor of community health and director, School of Community Health, Portland State University
Charlie Fautin – public health administrator, Benton County
Nichole Maher – president, Northwest Health Foundation
John Sattenspiel – chief medical officer, Trillium Community Health Plan
 
At-large members
Jennifer Mead – healthy aging coordinator, Department of Human Services
Gary Oxman – former Multnomah County public health officer
Alejandro Queral – director of systems planning and performance, United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
Eva Rippeteau – political coordinator at Oregon AFSCME Council 75
 
Legislators
Rep. Jason Conger (R-Bend)
Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland)
Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Pendleton)
Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham)