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Community Health Coordinating Committee

 

Responsibility:
The Community Health Coordinating Committee operates as a Focus Group with the following goals:
-Serve as a fact-finding source of community input and technical resources for use by staff in developing a staff recommendation regarding a matter to be considered for Board approval.
- Serve as a hub of information regarding existing community partners, their capabilities, admission criteria, and sources of funding.
- Recommend the promotion of preventive health strategies determined as community priorities identified through community health assessment tools.
- Make recommendations to staff regarding strategies to promote access to care and local available services for Leon County residents.
- Provide a forum to analyze system gaps with the intent of recommending locally based solutions, such as those identified at the Day of Dialogue. 

Created By:
Enabling Resolution No. 10-68, adopted July 13, 2010; Continuing Resolution 14-51 dated September 23, 2014. 

Appointments:
9 members - to be appointed as follows: Each representative from the following agency or organization shall serve a continuous term:

Big Bend Health Council, Inc.
Florida Department of Health Office of Minority Health
Florida State University College of Medicine
Florida A & M University College of Nursing
Leon County School Board
Practicing Physician
Practicing Dentist
Mental Health Professional
Community Member-at-Large 

Terms:
Members will serve a continuous term and the Committee shall be dissolved on Sept. 30, 2017 or as otherwise directed by the Board, as per Resolution No. 14-51. 

Eligibility Criteria:
Representative from the following agency or organization :
- Big Bend Health Council, Inc.
- Florida Department of Health Office of Minority Health
- Florida State University College of Medicine
- Florida A & M University College of Nursing
- Leon County School Board
- Practicing Physician
- Practicing Dentist
- Mental Health Professional
- Community Member-at-Large 

Schedule:
Quarterly Meetings 

Contact Person/Staff:
Ms. Tiffany Harris
Primary Healthcare Coordinator
Office of Human Services and Community Partnerships
918 Railroad Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32310
850-606-1922
Email:harristi@leoncountyfl.gov 

Members:

Barnett, Joseph

 

Begin Term: 9/30/2014
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 2/22/2011


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Practicing Dentist

 

Blackburn, Claudia
Department of Health

 

Begin Term: 7/8/2014
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 7/8/2014


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Burns, Jolita

 

Begin Term: 9/30/2014
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 8/28/2012


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Practicing Physician

 

Costigan, Sheila

 

Begin Term: 2/22/2011
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 2/22/2011


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Leon County School Board

 

Hill, Michael
Big Bend Health Council

 

Begin Term: 7/13/2016
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 7/13/2016


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Littles, Alma B.
Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

 

Begin Term: 2/22/2011
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 2/22/2011


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: FSU College of Medicine

 

Mahler, Carl

 

Begin Term: 9/30/2014
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 3/15/2011


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Mental Health Professional

 

Phillips, Carswella

 

Begin Term: 8/28/2012
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 8/28/2012


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: FAMU School of Nursing

 

Wilson, Melvena N.

 

Begin Term: 9/30/2014
End Term: 9/30/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 6/14/2011


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member at-large