Type Regular
Objective The Commission is the community-based governing board mandated by Health Care Services Agency's Bureau of Primary Health Care to oversee and set policy for the Health Center. The Commission shall work cooperatively with the Board of Supervisors and Alameda Health System Board of Trustees to support and guide the Health Center in its mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to persons experiencing homelessness in Alameda County, while ensuring compliance with United States Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration grant requirements.
Established 2016-06-28
Authority Public Health Service Act, Section 330(h); Alameda County Administrative Code Chapter 2.124, sections 2.124.010 to 2.124.120, and Bylaws. Bylaws are approved by the Commission. The Board of Supervisors retains the authority to dissolve the Commission.
Agency/Dept Health Care Services Agency
Location 1000 San Leandro Blvd., Ste. 300    San Leandro CA  94577    QIC: 42501
Staff Person David Modersbach Work: (510) 667-4487
Term (Seats) Four years. A member shall be limited to three consecutive full terms of membership. The effective date of membership corresponds to the date of appointment. A partial term of less than four years shall not count as a term as outlined above.
Meetings Monthly. Health Care Services Agency, 1000 San Leandro Blvd, #325, San Leandro, CA. Contact Commission for specific dates and times.
Qualifications Members shall possess expertise in health care, community affairs, finance, government, business, and legal affairs. Each member shall have a demonstrated commitment to people experiencing homelessness and the special needs of that population. All members of the Commission shall be residents of Alameda County. Each of the five districts represented by a member of the Board of Supervisors must be represented by at least one member of the Commission. At least one member must be a member of the Consumer Community Advisory Board of Health Care for the Homeless (HCH). The Director of the HCH program shall serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the Commission.
Appointments Members shall be residents of the County. Commission shall consist of 9 members initially appointed by the Board of Supervisors. After initial appointments, the Commission becomes self-appointing. Subsequent appointments to fill vacancies will be made pursuant to the Bylaws, Article V., which indicates nominations shall be given to the Chair in writing. Anyone may nominate a person for voting membership on the Commission so long as the nominee meets the membership requirements of the Bylaws. A list of nominees and other applicants shall be presented to the Commission at a meeting between two and four months in advance of the expiration of terms for voting membership positions which are up for selection. Each proposed new or returning member who is nominated or who applies shall be separately selected by a majority vote of these members present and voting at the meeting designated for such selections.