LANE COUNTY COMMITTEE VACANCY NOTICE 
DATE: January 27, 2016

SUBJECT:     Community Health Council

CONTACT: Kendra Anderson, 541-682-3777

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Community Health Council.  The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the Community Health Centers of Lane County, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and also serves as the governing board for the Health Centers.  Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL: Provides assistance and advice to the Board of Commissioners and the Health & Human Services (H&HS) Department's Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) in promoting its mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lane County. The Community Health Council will provide input and feedback to generally advise the development, implementation and evaluation of CHCLC programs, including but not limited to all programs funded through the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care Grant(s). This may include providing feedback and advice regarding the health care needs of Lane County residents. One goal of the Community Health Council is to review marketplace trends and to provide assistance and advice which reflect the economic realities of the marketplace. The Council works with the H&HS/CHCLC's management team and with community leaders to actively engage in long-term strategic planning to build sustainability for the centers.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Council has a membership range of 9 to 15.

MEETING SCHEDULE:  Monthly.  The Council meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5:15-7:15 p.m. at the Delta Oaks Clinic at 1022 Green Acres Road in Eugene.  This meeting location is convenient to bus routes.  Meals are provided and stipends are available to offset transportation and other costs which may be associated with meeting attendance.

 

VACANCY:  The Council is seeking two consumer members and three community members.  To qualify as a consumer, the candidate must be a current registered patient of the Community Health Centers of Lane County and must have accessed services at any of the Health Center locations within the past twenty four months.  Lane County is particularly interested in attracting consumer members who can represent migrant/seasonal farm workers, those who utilize mental health services and/or those who utilize pediatric services.  A legal guardian of a consumer who is a dependent child or adult, or a legal sponsor of an immigrant may also be considered a consumer. The community member applicants may have skills, expertise, and perspectives in areas which include but are not limited to finance, legal affairs, business, health, managed care, social services, labor relations, and government.  In an effort to ensure the Council is representative of the community at large, Lane County is particularly interested attracting consumer and/or community members who live in Commissioner District 1 (West Lane County), Commissioner District 4 (North Eugene) and Commissioner District 5 (East Lane County).

 

TERM: Four (4) year terms with a limit of two (2) consecutive terms of membership.  When vacancies occur during the unexpired term of a member, the Council may nominate a new member to the Board of Commissioners for consideration for appointment for the duration of the term.  Such appointees shall serve as members of the Council until the end of the terms of the outgoing members, except in the case of vacancies occurring within the last 6 months of a term, which shall be for the remaining term of the vacancy plus 4 years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Applications are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene.  For additional information, or to request applications, please call 682-4203.
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DATE:
January 4, 2016

CONTACT:  Diana Avery, 541-682-8781

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee (MHA/LADPC).  Committee members’ responsibilities, in addition to serving on the MHA/LADPC, may include serving on a steering committee and will require two daytime meetings per month.  People with interest and background in mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues are encouraged to apply.

 

MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY/LOCAL ALCOHOL & DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE:  Advises the Board of Commissioners and Health & Human Services Department on matters relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues in Lane County by reviewing major policies of the community mental health program and makes recommendations to the Director and assists in identifying needs and priorities.

MEETING SCHEDULE:  Monthly, third Wednesday of the month at 2:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.  In addition, the successful applicant may also volunteer to serve on the MHA/LADPC steering subcommittee which will entail attendance at that meeting one time per month.

VACANCIES:  One (1) lay-member position representative of the community with a specific interest and knowledge in mental health, developmental disabilities, and/or addictions issues is open at this time.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT:  Completion of term, which expires on 10/31/17

MEMBERSHIP:  Thirteen (13).

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Monday, February 1, 2016, 3:00 p.m.

 

People representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply. Applications are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.

To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.  

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DATE: September 24, 2015

CONTACT:  Corey Buller, LEC Manager / Lane County Fair Director, 682-7353

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the commission listed below.  This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues.  Details about the Committee and its meeting schedule and specific duties are included for your information.

LANE COUNTY FAIR BOARD:  The primary function of the Fair Board is to oversee the planning, preparation and production of the Lane County Fair. It also acts in an advisory capacity on ways to more fully utilize the Events Center and to meet both the County’s and the Fair Boards interests.  It sets the Fair admissions, entry fees, programs, implementation of contracts and approves annual Fair budget.

MEETINGS:  Monthly.

MEMBERSHIP:  Five (5).

VACANCIES:  One (1).

TERM:  Three (3) years.

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:  All applicants are required to be residents of Lane County.   

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.

Applications are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene.  For additional information, or to request applications, please call 682-4203.