Community Advisory Council


Our Community Advisory Council is comprised of Oregon Health Plan members and community leaders from Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah Counties.

Health Share's Community Advisory Council (Council) is chartered by the Health Share of Oregon Board of Directors and helps Health Share remain responsive to consumer and community health needs and support our mission of partnering with communities to achieve ongoing transformation, health equity, and the best possible health for each individual. 

The Council’s main purpose is to oversee the development of our Community Health Needs Assessment, Community Health Improvement Plan, and serve as a liaison between the community and Health Share leadership. 

Our 2017 Council includes the following members: 

  • LaKeesha Dumas
  • Candice Jimenez
  • Maria Hermsen
  • Erin Jolly 
  • Abigail J. Lawrence
  • West Livaudais
  • Mayra Merino Rendon 
  • Ben Solheim 
  • Oliviah Walker

APPLY NOW: We are still recruiting for a few more seats, if you are interested in applying, please fill out this short online application


Time Commitment 

The total time commitment for Council members is expected to range between 4-6 hours per month.

  • All members are expected to attend the monthly Council meetings and spend an additional 2-3 hours outside of the meetings carrying out Council-related duties including engaging members. 
  • Health Share supports consumer engagement on the Council by providing dinner, childcare, interpretation, and a stipend.

Accommodations 

Health Share is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for any disability that may interfere with a person’s ability to actively participate in this process. Please email mariotta@healthshareoregon.org or call 503-416-2179 for an accommodations request.

Thank you for being interested in helping Health Share improve the health of the community. We need people who are willing to use their voice to make a difference.