Kalamaoo County

Health and Community Services Department

DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES, COUNCILS and ADVISORY BOARDS

Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board - Accepting Applications Now

The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board (CATAB) meets on the first Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in Conference Room F of the Health and Community Services Department. The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board consists of three sectors mandated by the Federal government: private sector, consumer sector and public official sector. The Board of Commissioners appoints five public sector representatives and five private official sector representatives and approves five consumer sector representatives.

Public Official Sector - Any elected official currently holding office.

Private Sector - Individuals from areas of business, industry, agriculture, labor, education, and religious and civic organizations located within the County.

Consumer Sector - Individuals from any of the following categories: low-income individuals who are consumers of, or eligible for, Community Action Agency services residing in the County.

The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board will assist the Governing Board by and through the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department by serving as the advocate for the reduction of the causes, conditions and effects of poverty and shall assist in the provision of social and economic opportunities that foster self-sufficiency for low income persons. Contact: Amber Leverette, Community Action Agency Manager, 269-373-5101.

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Environmental Health Advisory Council

For 2015 The Environmental Health Advisory Council (EHAC) meets the second Wednesday of each January, April, August and November at 9:00 a.m. in the ground floor Conference Room D, main wing, Nazareth Complex. This Council serves as an informed advocacy body and sounding board for matters of policy that affect the lives of citizens who need environmental health services. In addition, it advises the County Board of Commissioners on environmental matters. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: Vern Johnson, Environmental Health Manager, 373.5356.

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Older Adult Services Advisory Council

The Older Adult Services Advisory Council's primary function is to act in an advisory capacity to the County Board of Commissioners through the Human Services Department related to the provision of services to the senior population of the Kalamazoo community. Membership requirements state that half the members must be age 60 or over, and other members will represent a nutrition provider, social service provider, a local elected official and general public. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the Nazareth Complex. Contact: Judy Sivak, Director Older Adult Services, 373-5153.

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Veterans Affairs Committee - Accepting Applications Now

The Kalamazoo County Veterans' Affairs Committee is authorized by Act - 192' of the public Acts of 1953 (Act 192); Approved and appointed by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners for the purpose of advisory and accountability for the Veterans Service Office and its service delivery to County Veterans. For more information, or to obtain an application, please contact Dina Sutton at 269-384-8111 in the County Administration Office.

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