Massachusetts Department of Public HealthThe Department of Public Health (DPH) is a state agency with a mission to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. DPH makes final decisions regarding the Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds. Executive Office of Elder AffairsThe Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) promotes the independence, empowerment, and well-being of older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their caregivers. EOEA provides guidance and expertise and makes decisions regarding the Healthy Aging Fund. Health Resources in Action Health Resources in Action (HRiA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public health organization located in Boston, serving public agencies, community-based organizations, health care providers, and foundations across the nation. HRiA is the fiscal agent responsible for facilitating the planning and implementation of the Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds investment approaches. Advisory Committees The Advisory Committees provide recommendations for the Funds’ funding strategy, and recommendations for monitoring and evaluation of the Funds’ activities. The Committees do not develop funding opportunity materials, review applications, or make funding decisions. DPH solicited Advisory Committee members through COMMBUYS. DPH reviewed applications and selected members to ensure representation on both Advisory Committees. Advisory Committee members include: Massachusetts Community Health Fund Advisory Committee Members MemberCasey BurnsPeter DoliberCheryl L. DukesGeoff FosterElmer FreemanRachel HellerKim HollonJoe KriesbergErin LiangTricia PistoneMaddie RibbleCheryl SbarraAl VegaPhoebe Walker OrganizationCoalition for a Healthy Greater WorcesterThe Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAsUMass Amherst College of NursingUTECCenter for Community Health Education, Research and ServiceCitizens’ Housing and Planning AssociationMassachusetts Council of Community HospitalsMassachusetts Association of Community Development CorporationsMassachusetts Health and Hospital AssociationMontachusett Opportunity CouncilMassachusetts Public Health AssociationCoalition for Local Public HealthMassachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and HealthFranklin Regional Council of Governments Healthy Aging Fund Advisory Committee Members MemberKathy BurnesElizabeth DuganSusan GittelmanPhillip GonzalezLaura KittrossWendy LandmanPaddy MooreMaura MoxleyAdriane QueirozLeah SerafinEmily SheaDavid StevensDillon SussmanMartha Velez OrganizationJewish Family and Children’s ServicesUMass BostonB’nai B’rith HousingTufts Health Plan FoundationBerkshire Regional Planning CommissionWalkBostonHealthy Aging Martha’s VineyardAlzheimer’s AssociationCity of FraminghamOld Colony YMCACommission on Affairs of the Elderly, City of BostonMassachusetts Association of Councils on AgingDodson and FlinkerLawrence Council on Aging Allocations Committees Multi-disciplinary Allocations Committees will review shared ideas and recommend which community organizations and cross-sector collaboratives will be invited to submit a full proposal. The Allocations Committees will also review full proposals and identify awardees. If you are interested in submitting your name for consideration to serve on the Allocations Committee, please contact CHfund@hria.org by August 31.