1-Continue to improve CHAB meetings -Evaluate meetings -Plan agendas based on "lessons learned" -Announce time for late-breaking items to fit into agenda
2-Facilitate the work of CHAB -Assure new members join committees -Assure committees/task forces are functioning -Monitor imperative group activities -Assure evaluation of imperative group work
3-Plan the annual joint CHAB/BOH meeting
4-Plan CHAB Health Action Team participation yearly -Physical Activity/Chronic Disease Team -Communicable Disease Prevention Team -Early Childhood Intervention/Parent Support & Education (a support function) -Mental Health Services & Resources Team (a CHAB interest and support activity)
5-Evaluate CHAB Activities (annually) -Imperative work -Self evaluation (June & December) -Exit interviews of retiring members
6-Assure policy recommendations are forwarded to the Board of Health -one member to attend each Board of Health Meeting
7-Study the role of the Board of Health; review legislation, visit other BOH
8-Maintain CHAB Membership: -Fill Vacancies in a timely manner. -Re-appointment of those who consent to extend their productive membership. -New member recruitment to fill voids and anticipated voids. -Recognition of members who retire after completed term(s) or resign: -At last meeting: Letter; Exit Survey Form; elicit name of suggested replacement
9-Cultivate Future Members: -Guided in recruitment searches by Membership Distribution by: Geographic Location: South Whidbey currently under-represented. Community Systems Connections: currently looking for journalist, educational administrator, media rep., and an environmentalist. -Keep an updated Contact List of Potential Nominees.
10-Student Members: -Nomination Process through High School Principals, as per CHAB bylaws: a sophomore and a junior from each school. -Work toward Representation from entire Island County including Camano Island. -Facilitate early Student Orientation and Membership Application -Accompany students to their interview as an advocate. -Facilitate Student Committee Membership. -Exercise care that students are not over-burdened and are heard. -Work with schools to have students earn credits for civic work in CHAB
Task: To make and solicit periodic reports to/from the Board of Health and other community activities on the progress of the various community projects initiated by or of possible interest to CHAB members. Works closely with the CHAB leadership committee and the Health Assessment Teams.