Public Health Advisory Committee

The Public Health Advisory Committee is a Nonmandated Committee. Nonmandated Committees are an advisory body to the Board of Commissioners appointed and charged by the Board with advising on certain areas of County government. The existence of the committee is controlled by the Board, and the members serve at the pleasure of the Board. (Lane Manual 3.505)


Makes recommendations to the Health Administrator and advises the Board of Health and the Board of Commissioners on matters of public health, planning, policy development, control measures, funding, public education, and advocacy; acts in a community liaison capacity to provide a link between the community and the Public Health Division.

Division Website

Meeting Schedule

Monthly, 2nd Monday of each month; 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Membership & Current Roster

Twelve (12) members:
  • 5 members shall be appointed by individual Commissioners
  • 2 at-large members shall be appointed by the Board as a whole
  • 5 members shall be licensed health professionals, including physicians, dentists, nutritionists and health educators, also appointed by the Board as a whole

Current roster of committee members


4 years

Vacancy & Application Information

Current vacancy - YES - 1 position designated to be filled by an at-large community member, “persons who are informed on and interested in public health matters”. 1 position designated to be filled by a person “licensed by this state as [a] health care practitioner”. 

Download & Print Application Form

Application forms are also available in the Board of Commissioners office, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR.

View the Committee Vacancy Notice for information on ALL current committee vacancies. 

Note: You may submit an application at any time. Applications are kept for 12 months from the date the application is received and will be considered should a vacancy occur within that time frame.