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Committees & Task Forces

Let us know if you want to get involved! Please contact us for more information on the work of the committees and task forces listed below.

Access & Empowerment Standing Committee
Chair: Jenny Englerth, Family First Health
This committee identifies needs, conducts research and seeks solutions to address issues related to health care access, health insurance and related challenges.

Community Engagement Standing Committee
Chair: Lisa Duffy, UPMC Pinnacle Hanover
This committee assists with communications, event planning and strategic relationship building.

Prevention & Wellness Standing Committee
Chair: Angie Piel, UPMC Pinnacle Memorial
This committee oversees the York County Walks initiative, which is working to promote walking and improve walkability of our communities

York County Walks - Walking Outreach Team
Chair: Nicole Smith, City of York – Bureau of Health
The outreach team promotes and coordinates informational sessions to educate residents on the health benefits of walking.

Community Health Needs Assessment Committee
Co-Chair: Kathy Gaskin, Healthy Adams County
Co-Chair: Deb Gogniat, Healthy York County Coalition
The Coalition conducts a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) every three years in partnership with Healthy Adams County. The assessment includes primary and secondary research. It is a public document available as a resource to other organizations working in health and wellness. Prior and current year reports can be viewed here.

Your Life – Your Wishes Task Force
Chair: Crystal Stiffler, Health South Rehabilitation Hospital of York
The task force conducts educational sessions to help residents understand advance care options, encourage family conversations and the sharing of advance directives. Coalition volunteers are available to assist residents with advance directive documents.