Community Health Advisory Council (CHAC)

The Community Health Advisory Council (CHAC) works to ensure that community stakeholders have a voice to give input to the CHA Board of Trustees and management regarding community and public health issues.

CHAC meets 8-9 times a year. Its members collaborate with CHA to assess community health gaps and needs, identify community and public health priorities across the CHA service area and help CHA develop strategies for community health improvement.

CHAC Membership

CHAC members represent:

  • local social service and advocacy organizations
  • community coalitions such as the Everett Community Health Partnership, Malden’s Promise and Somerville Community Health Agenda
  • resident leaders
  • representatives from the cities of Cambridge, Somerville, Malden, Everett, Revere, Chelsea, Winthrop and Medford.

If you are interested in joining CHAC, please contact Doug Kress, Chief Community Officer.

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