MDH Committees with SCHSAC Representation
The following MDH committees include a representative also serving on SCHSAC:
- Healthy Minnesota Partnership
- State Preventive Health Advisory Committee
- Minnesota Public Health Research to
Action Network Steering Committee
- Environmental Health Continuous Improvement Board
- Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force
The Healthy Minnesota Partnership brings community partners and the Minnesota Department of Health together to improve the health and quality of life for individuals, families, and communities in Minnesota.
Karen Ahmann, Mahnomen County Commissioner
The State Preventive Health Advisory Committee is a federally mandated committee associated with the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant, chaired by the Commissioner of Health.
SCHSAC Representative: Marcia Ward, Winona County Commissioner
Becky Buhler, MDH Health Partnerships Division
The Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network is a partnership of SCHSAC, Minnesota Local Public Health Association, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and MDH. The network was created to produce important new insights and relevant findings that can be used by practitioners and elected officials to improve public health services, organizations, and systems, and ultimately improve the health of Minnesotans.
Lowell Johnson, Washington Public Health and Environment
Rosemary Schultz, Jackson County Commissioner
The Environmental Health Continuous Improvement Board was chartered by the Minnesota Local Public Health Association and MDH to fundamentally advance Minnesota's state-local partnership in Environmental Health (EH). The board will initially work on current Food, Pools and Lodging Services challenges and then work more broadly to monitor and advance state-local work in EH.
Bill Groskreutz, Faribault County Commissioner
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Advisory Task Force was created by the Minnesota Legislature in 1982 to advise the Commissioner of Health on the health care services/needs of maternal and child health populations in Minnesota, on the use of funds for maternal and child health and children with special health needs administered through MDH, and the priorities and goals for maternal and child health activities.
Susan Morris, Isanti County Commissioner
Bonika Peters, MDH Community and Family Health Division