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California conference of local health officers (CCLHO)

​August 29, 2017


Meeting:                  California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO)
                                     Small Jurisdiction Committee Meeting

Date:                          Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Time:                         1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Location:                 California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

                                    1615 Capitol Avenue, Room 73.762 (Whitney Room), Sacramento, CA 95814


This meeting is scheduled as noted above and is called under Section 100925 of the Health and Safety Code.  CCLHO will conduct the September Small Jurisdiction Committee meeting in person and through WebEx. Call Ashley Barbosa at (916) 440-7593 or Leah Northrop at (916) 440-7594 with questions at least one day prior to the meeting.

You may attend the CCLHO Small Jurisdiction Committee meeting in person or via WebEx.  See below for details.


  1. IN PERSON:  Two parking lots are open on K Street between 15th and 16th Streets.  Please note that prior approval is required for Health Officer travel reimbursement.  Please also allow time to check in with security.


                   DIAL IN:  1-855-797-9485

                   ACCESS CODE:  Enter Attendee access code: 490 859 754

                   To "MUTE" OR "UNMUTE" your phone, PRESS *6

  3. WEBEX: By joining the meeting through your computer, you will be able to view any PowerPoint presentations and other meeting documents. 


    If at any point you have difficulty using WebEx, please use the support link provided in the meeting invite.

    Agendas for the CCLHO Small Jurisdiction Committee meetings are posted on the CCLHO Small Jurisdiction Committee Website.



1:30 pm           Welcome and Introductions

Nichole Quick, MD, MPH, CCLHO Small Jurisdiction Committee Chair and Health Officer, Yuba County

Action Item: Approval of Minutes: June 13, 2017 meeting

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment
  • Vote

Administrative Matters

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


1:40 pm           Mutual Aid Agreements and Health Officer Coverage 

Andrew Miller, MD, MPH, Health Officer, Butte County

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


2:00 pm           TB Testing in Rural Hospitals

Julie Higashi, MD, PhD, Director, TB Control Program, Los Angeles County

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


2:30 pm           Legislative Priorities and Updates

                        Stakeholder Reports

  • Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Executive Director, Health Officers Association of California (HOAC)
    • Legislative Bills
    • Discussion
    • Public Comment
  • Other Stakeholders
    • Discussion
    • Public Comment


2:45 pm           Topics for Future Meetings

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


2:55 pm           Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


3:00 pm           Adjourn


Next Meeting:  Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Small Jurisdiction Committee Chair

Nichole Quick, MD, MPH, Yuba


Committee Members – Small Jurisdictions with <200,000 population

Donald Baird, MD, Humboldt

Robert Benjamin, MD, MPH, Berkeley (interim)

Gregory Burt, MD, Colusa

Connie Caldwell, MD, MS, Mendocino

Ron Chapman, MD, MPH, Yolo

Thomas Cole, MD, Madera

James Corona, MD, Glenn

Lou Anne Cummings, MD, MPH, Sutter

Ken Cutler, MD, MPH, Nevada

Andrew Deckert, MD, MPH, Shasta

Ying-Ying Goh, MD, MSHS, Pasadena

David Herfindahl, MD, MPH, Trinity

Richard Johnson, MD, MPH, Mono/Alpine

Dean Kelaita, MD, Calaveras/Tuolumne

Rita Huspen Kerr, MD, Amador

Stephen Kolpacoff, MD, Siskiyou

Ken Korver, MD, Lassen

Andy Miller, MD, Butte

Stephen Munday, MD, MPH, Imperial

Gail Newel, MD, MPH, San Benito

Liza Ortiz, MD, MPH, Tuolumne

Warren Rehwaldt, MD, Del Norte

James (Jim) Richardson, MD, Inyo

Edward Richert, MD, Modoc

Mark Satterfield, MD, Plumas

Eric Sergienko, MD, Mariposa

Celia Sutton-Pado, MD, Sierra

Karen Tait, MD, Lake

Milton Teske, MD, Kings

Richard Wickenheiser, MD, Tehama

Nancy Williams, MD, MPH, El Dorado


California Department of Public Health

Karen Smith, MD, MPH, Director and State Public Health Officer

Claudia Crist, RN, FACHE, Chief Deputy Director of Policy and Programs

Brandon Nunes, Chief Deputy Director of Operations

Susan Fanelli, Assistant Director

Gil Chavez, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Infectious Disease

James Greene, MD, MS, Deputy Director, Center for Health Statistics and Informatics

Mark Starr, DVM, MPVM, Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Health

Monica Morales, MPA, Deputy Director, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Connie Mitchell, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Family Health

Wm. Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director, Office of Health Equity

Karen Schwartz, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel

Monica Wagoner, Deputy Director, Legislative & Governmental Affairs

Paul Kimsey, PhD, State Laboratory Director

Leah Northrop, MPA, MAIS, California Conference of Local Health Officers

Other Stakeholders

Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Health Officers Association of California



Please note that in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meetings Act, this meeting is open to the public. The order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice. 


The public shall be given the opportunity to address each listed agenda item before or during discussion or consideration by CCLHO members and prior to CCLHO members taking any action on said item.  Members of the public will be provided appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before CCLHO, but the CCLHO President may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.  Individuals may appear before CCLHO to discuss items not on the agenda; however, CCLHO can neither discuss nor take official action on these items at the time of the same meeting. (Government Code sections 11125, 11125.7)


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

For individuals with disabilities, CDPH will provide assistive services such as sign-language interpretation, real-time captioning, note takers, reading or writing assistance, and conversion of training or meeting materials into Braille, large print, audiocassette, or computer disk. To request such services or copies in an alternate format, please call or write:


Office of Compliance - Civil Rights Unit

1300 17th Street, MS 0504

PO Box 997377

Sacramento, CA  95899-7377


California Relay 711/1-800-735-2929


The range of assistive services available may be limited if requests are received less than ten working days prior to the meeting or event.

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