East Wenatchee, WA – The Chelan-Douglas Health District, is soliciting interest from qualified individuals who reside in Chelan or Douglas County for consideration to fill the open Position 8 Alternate on the Board of Health. Qualified individuals for Position 8 will have a public health, healthcare or provider background (see RCW 70.46.020(1)(a)(i) for more information).
The application deadline for the Position 8 Alternate seat is 5 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2023. For details about this position and application information, please reach out to Hollie Casey at (509)886-6400 or Hollie.Casey@cdhd.wa.gov.
In May of 2022, the state Legislature passed House Bill 1142, which modified the composition of local health boards throughout the state. The bill created comprehensive guidelines for health districts to follow and required them to balance their governing boards with non-elected official.
House Bill 1142 requires the following:
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