The HealthWatch Wisconsin Advisory Leadership Council is the advisory committee for the HealthWatch Wisconsin organization and helps inform project goals and activities. The Council is comprised of diverse individuals, bringing unique perspectives from their work in health care & coverage, public health, advocacy and more.
Each year, the membership of HealthWatch Wisconsin elects a new class of public health professionals to serve a three-year term on the HealthWatch Council.
These leaders direct and amplify the powerful voice of the HealthWatch Wisconsin membership!
Current Council Members
What is the HealthWatch Wisconsin Council?
The HealthWatch Wisconsin Council (Council) serves as the advisory committee for the HealthWatch Wisconsin organization and helps inform project goals and activities. The Council is comprised of diverse individuals, bringing unique perspectives from their work in health care & coverage, public health, advocacy and more. Input from the Council is vital to HWW and will help guide the agency’s shared goals of increasing access to health care and coverage for ALL people in Wisconsin. Reports from the Council are shared with the HealthWatch Wisconsin Board of Directors.
HealthWatch Wisconsin Council Standing Rules:
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How are Council members selected?
Each year, HealthWatch Wisconsin staff solicit nominations for HealthWatch Wisconsin Council members from diverse backgrounds across Wisconsin. The last opportunity to submit nominations is at the Annual HealthWatch Wisconsin Conference each spring. From the list of nominations, a ballot is created. Conference participants and other HealthWatch Wisconsin members cast ballots for individuals to join the Council. (HealthWatch members not attending the conference have an opportunity to complete an electronic ballot). Nominees receiving the most votes are invited to join the Council, based on available open chairs.
What is the role of the Council?
The Council provides leadership, perspective, advice, and ideas to HealthWatch Wisconsin as we work to transform the public health landscape and increase access to care and coverage for people in Wisconsin through training, education, and collaborative partnerships. The Council helps identify emerging topics and need for trainings, outreach, or education. Reports on Council meetings are shared with the HealthWatch Wisconsin Board of Directors.
How frequently will the Council meet?
The Council meets quarterly. While in person attendance is encouraged for 2 meetings each year, remote participation is allowed.
What is the role of the Council's Executive Committee?
The Council has the option to create an Executive Committee to meet in advance of quarterly meetings to help set meeting agendas and goals, and facilitate leadership decisions and recommendations to the membership.