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.
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)
- 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.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Labor and Industries Building
Conference Room B
350 Winter Street, NE
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m
Portland State Office Building
Get Additional Reference Materials
Friday, November 22, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Oregon State Capitol
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:
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
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
Pending (In process)
Rep. Jason Conger (R-Bend)
Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland)
Sen. Bill Hansell (R-Pendleton)
Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham)