CEC Advisory Council
Advisory Council members represent various sectors – health, housing, transportation, economic development, policy – important to health equity and the elimination of health disparities.
Our geographic focus includes the six Northern Arizona Counties of Apache, Coconino, Gila, Mojave, Navajo and Yavapai, including Yuma and the 15 Native Nations of Chemehuevi, Cocopah, Ft. Mojave, Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Kaibab Paiute, Navajo, Quechan, San Carlos Apache, San Juan Southern Paiute, Tonto Apache, White Mountain Apache, Yavapai Apache, and Yavapai Prescott.
CEC Advisory Council initiatives
Council members guide the Dialogue, Knowledge, Action and Reflection goals by participating in 2-4 teleconference and face to face meetings annually. Advisory Councils activities and focus vary and include:
Dialogue Council: Create dialogue on a shared vision of health equity and health equity research among stakeholders representing various sectors of our communities through a consensus building survey of multi sectoral stakeholders and community leaders.
Knowledge Council: Identify and showcase effective community-campus health equity research partnerships through webinars, podcasts, and other interactive events.
Action Council: Foster collaborative health equity research between community organizations and NAU researchers.
Reflection Council: Advise the overall process and outcomes evaluation of the CEC.
District 2, Coconino County
Senior Director of Tribal Affairs
First Things First