Spokane Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

Councils and Committees

Working together to continually improve our commuity.

Council Overview

The Spokane Health Advisory Council was created to advise the SRHD Health Officer how to improve the health of Spokane County residents by identifying public health needs based on current data and members’ knowledge and experience in the community, providing communication between the District and the community, and recommending health priorities.

Interested in Becoming a Council Member?

Membership shall strive for diversity across sectors and be representative of the county’s geography. Members shall live or work in Spokane County and speak and act for one or more of the following organizations, professions and/or viewpoints:

  • Behavioral health
  • Business
  • Education (Pre-K-12 and higher education)
  • Elected official
  • Environment
  • Faith communities
  • Healthcare
  • Law enforcement
  • Legal
  • Media
  • Minoritized groups
  • Philanthropy
  • Social/human services agencies
  • Veterans’ groups

To apply for a position representing vacant sectors on the Spokane Health Advisory Committee, please complete the Spokane Health Advisory Committee Application.

Current Members

Michael Kittilstved, Spokane County Sheriff's Office

Toni Lodge, CEO/Native Project

Jonathan Mallahan, Vice President of Housing/Catholic Charities

Mark Richard, President & CEO/Downtown Spokane Partnership

Kurtis Robinson, Vice President Spokane Chapter/NAACP

Tim Schwering, Spokane Police Department

Jan Tokumoto, CEO/Frontier Behavioral Health

Nancy Vorhees, RN, MSN