Public Health Advisory Council

The Washington County Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) has been appointed by the Washington County Board of Commissioners to advise the Board of Commissioners in its role as the Board of Health for Washington County. The Washington County Public Health Advisory Council will make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners and the Public Health division manager on matters relating to public health.

Membership: We are interested in members who want to explore various factors that contribute to the health of our community such as disease prevention, environmental exposures, substance use prevention, family and reproductive health, and public health preparedness. We encourage membership from all parts of our county, and are looking to recruit members representing many dimensions of our community, including:

  • Racial and ethnic communities
  • Refugee and immigrant communities
  • Youth
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Nonprofit and/or government organizations
  • Seniors, aging population

Visit the Board of Commissioners page to apply for one of the vacant positions. 

Meeting agendas, minutes and supplemental materials are on this page. Bylaws can be found here.

For more information about PHAC, email Tricia Mortell.