Community Advisory Council

Community Advisory Council

Care for the community, by the community

Comprised of members of the Health Share community, Health Share's Community Advisory Council helps us innovate and collaborate to respond to consumer and community health needs, while supporting our mission to achieve ongoing transformation, health equity, and the best possible health for each individual. The Council is chartered by the Health Share of Oregon Board of Directors.

The Council’s contributions include overseeing the development of our Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan and serving as a liaison between the community and Health Share leadership. 

The Council holds quarterly public meetings, including two joint, public meetings with the Board of Directors. Below are the minutes.

January 2023 Minutes

February 2023 Minutes

March 2023 Minutes

April 2023 Minutes

May 2023 Minutes

June 2023 Minutes

July 2023 Minutes

August 2023 Minutes

October 2023 Minutes

2023 Council members

Natasha Davy


Natasha Davy is a Project Specialist Senior with Multnomah County's Health Department who serves as the lead staff for Multnomah County’s Community Health Improvement Plan's (CHIP). The CHIP describes the priorities, goals, solutions, and resources for health improvement. Natasha is a part of Multnomah County’s Employees of Color (EOC) Employee Resource Group whose mission is to advocate for racial equity, inclusion and fairness in the workplace. The EOC has been the driving force around Multnomah County’s Workforce Equity Strategic Plan.

Natasha has experience making an impact in the community through participation in several organizations that helps to build community and influence change and sustainable impacts such as The Pan African Cultural Foundation, The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFPBA), Urban League of Portland Young Professionals (ULPDXYP), and Women of Color Empowerment Series (WOCES).

Mrs. Davy has a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from the University of South Florida and has worked for the Health Department for the last 5 years. Natasha and her husband live in Beaverton and enjoy spending time with family, hiking and exploring new restaurants.

Candice Jimenez


Candice Jimenez is a citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. She began her career in public health when she joined the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and worked on the Native CARS (Children Always Ride Safe) and TOTS (Toddler Obesity and Tooth Decay Study) to Tweens studies. She has experience in qualitative data analysis, tribal community data collection, qualitative data coding and reporting, and coordinating communications between tribes and project investigators. Mrs. Jimenez has also been active in policy development for the Oregon Health Authority, an advisory council member for FamilyCare and OSU College of Public and Human Sciences, as well as a volunteer/internship at several health care, public health, and natural resources organizations.

Mrs. Jimenez has a passion for serving the surrounding tribal communities present in the Portland metro area, as well as advocating for culturally appropriate healthcare for all populations. Candice and her husband live in Portland with their son and daughter. They enjoy hiking, mountain biking, camping, traveling, and exploring the food culture throughout the city.

Francisco Elias

Bio coming soon.

Lung Wah Lazum

Lung Wah Lazum, a Community Health Director of East County Community Health which is an initiative of Rockwood CDC, blends medical and management expertise, having earned a medical degree from the University of Medicine (1), Yangon, and an MBA from George Fox University. His background includes supporting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Myanmar's conflict-ridden regions, where he provided healthcare services and inspired healthy behaviors. This experience ignited his passion for community health, a journey he has continued in Portland. He is also a certified community health worker, medical interpreter for the Burmese community, and Community Engagement liaison for Asian communities. Lung Wah is a vital advocate for health equity, notably in tobacco prevention and social determinants of health (SDOH) projects, in Multnomah County, Portland.

Triniece Rozier-Sheidun


Triniece was born in California, but came to Portland with family at a young age and considers herself a Portlander. Her passion for community service is personal, as she’s the parent of a child (now adult) with special needs. Learning & navigating the health system during a time when there was little education, support or culturally specific resources for Black families was quite challenging. From her experiences, Triniece decided to channel her wisdom into her work, building a career in social services/social work as a parent/family navigator, family support advocate/social worker, and as a Lead Membership Services Navigator for Kaiser Permanente for 17 years. Triniece has curated a well-respected reputation as a “connector” – joining people with resources and information. In her spare time, Triniece enjoys going to movies, exercising/working out, traveling, and playing with her new grandbaby.

Yamungu Seraya


Yamungu Seraya was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo known as the heart of Africa. Thirteen years ago, he moved to the U.S seeking some better opportunities whereby he was lucky enough to join Multnomah County as a Community Health Educator Intern also worked as a Community Health Specialist 2 with SRYVE program and currently he is with the Emergency Management Department. Throughout working with the county, he gained tremendous experience in Community Engagement, Mobilization and Advocacy. He ended up serving as a member of FamilyCare Community Advisory Council for one term. Afterward Mr. Seraya worked with nonprofit organizations including Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization, Transition Project Inc and Central City Concern whereby he understands the social determinants of health preventing community members from reaching their full potential.

Mr. Seraya’s passion is to serve in the community while practicing trauma informed care and advocating for culturally appropriate healthcare accessible to hard to reach population. Mr. Seraya hopes to further his education in becoming an Epidemiologist and build hospitals with local materials, traditional architect and technology in D.R. Congo where he will be able to treat people with traditional and modern medicine while making it accessible to all. He also had the opportunities to travel around the world while still enjoying travelling for adventure and personal businesses.

Rachel Schutz


Rachel Schutz is the Vice President of Club Services for Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area. Rachel spent five years as a teacher in Portland and in Connecticut. As a teacher, she realized many children experienced childhood adversity that needed to be addressed before they were ready to learn. From there Rachel entered into social work and intervention programs. She found her passion in providing services addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences and childhood trauma. Rachel has focused, the last six years at the Boys & Girls Club, on designing trauma informed services that work to build resilience, educating about childhood trauma, creating and maintaining Trauma Informed Clubs, and working to increase awareness to this critical topic. We at the Boys & Girls Clubs have an unprecedented and critical opportunity to address and heal the trauma of the next generation of youth on their way to their great futures.


Health Share is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for any disability that would otherwise prevent Council members from actively participating in this process. 

Please email or call 503-416-4982 for an accommodations request.

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

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