Whether it’s helping to lay the groundwork for a change in health policy, strengthening the vibrant link between providers and consumers, or bringing the latest news to members; there is always important work underway within our Committees and Workgroups. For more information on one of these groups, contact us at 517.827.0466.
- Legislative Workgroup
Monitors legislative and policy issues that impact oral health and make policy recommendations to the Board. Informs and educates members about state legislation and policy issues of interest to the membership.
- CDC Grant Workgroup
Develop and implement activities related to our Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant. Workgroup's efforts will support evidenced-based, population-based strategies related to oral health promotion (specifically dental sealants and community water fluoridation) and disease prevention and control.
- Continuing Education Workgroup
Plan and execute the annual Michigan Oral Health Conference in Lansing, each June for 125 attendees. Responsible for oversight of all MOHC professional development and distance learning events. Considers membership target markets and survey results to develop programming recommendations.
- Membership Committee
Create and implement a membership plan to retain current and recruit new members. The committee will monitor existing MOHC programs and member benefits, evaluate membership surveys, explore new benefits and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.
- Governance and Nominating Committee
Responsible for identifying individuals qualified to serve as board members and officers of the Coalition, reviewing Coalition bylaws as directed by the Board, and conducting an annual review of the structure and effectiveness of the Board.
- Michigan State Community Water Fluoridation Advisory Committee
To promote a quality Community Water Fluoridation program with the State Oral Health Program, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the Michigan Oral Health Coalition.
Why Should I Volunteer? Increased visibility in the profession, a chance to hone your personal and professional skills, and increase in knowledge and experience.
What is My Time Commitment? Committees and Workgroups today efficiently use a combination of in-person and conference calls to meet.
Will Coalition Staff Provide Support? Coalition staff, working with each Committee chair, handles all meeting arrangements, development of the agenda and meeting minutes.