Our Committees/Groups

The Strafford County Public Health Network has several committees and working groups organized to address our initiatives. Each group is made of SCPHN staff, as well as partners and affiliates from communities, businesses, and organizations.


  • Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) Network

Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) Network meets bi-annually and is open to anyone interested in public health.

  • PHAC Executive Committee

PHAC Executive Committee steers the regional PHAC Network and consist of representatives from many organizations around Strafford County. Members meet every other month.

  • Addiction Task Force

  • Emergency Preparedness

We will be working together on operationalizing the emergency preparedness priority in Strafford County’s Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

  • Prevention Leadership Work Group

Prevention Leadership Workgroup meets monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month and is open to anyone interested in joining in our efforts to prevention substance misuse and related disorders across Strafford County. Please contact Cora Long at CLong@GoodwinCH.org for more information or to join the work group.

  • Healthy Living Work Group

The Healthy Living Work Group is a group of stakeholders that meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday to develop and discuss shared goals to improve food security and nutrition, and to decrease the impact that chronic disease such as obesity, heart disease and stroke have on our communities. You may reach out to Ashley Wright at AWright@GoodwinCH.org for more information or to join us.

  • School District Health and Wellness Committees