Inter-Sectional Council

Staff and Chair Contact Information
     Staff Liaison:  Frances Atkinson
                        
frances.atkinson@apha.org

     2014 Chair:     Donna Beal
                         
dbeal@alz.org 
                                                                          

Complete definition of committee/board

The InterSectional Council (ISC) represents the interests common to the APHA Sections and facilitates relations between and among them and with other groups within APHA.

The InterSectional Council Steering Committee (ISC-SC) has nine members and conducts ISC activities between the Annual Meetings.  The nine members consist of six members elected by the ISC, the ISC-SC immediate past chair (ex-officio), the Student Assembly Chair-elect and one member appointed by the Executive Board every three years. This group meets face-to-face twice a year, and by phone monthly. ISC members eligible to run for a three year term on the ISC-SC are: Section Chairs, Chairs-elect and Immediate Past Chairs.  Two new ISC-SC members are elected annually.    

The Steering Committee assists Sections with internal management and communication.  The ISC-SC also reviews and comments on applications for SPIGs and Forums and submits comments to the Executive Board.  Read more

Ø Role and Responsibility of Committee Members 

  • Works within the framework of the APHA Strategic Plan by identifying specific goals and objectives which best fit the purpose of the ISC.
  • Functions as a proactive body on issues of concern to the Sections
  • Communicates Association matters to the Sections and fosters responsible interchange among Section leadership as well as between Section leadership and other Association entities   Read more

In 2013, the Inter-Sectional Council Steering Committee will have two vacancies to serve terms from 2013 - 2016. Section Chairs, Chairs-Elect and Immediate Past Chairs are eligible. A new Executive Board Appointee will also be selected. 

2014 ISC-SC Roster

2012 Winter ISC Webinar

Open Space - ISC Strategic Planning (PDF)