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. The Bureau of Community Health & Prevention recognizes that systems of cultural oppression need to be acknowledged, repaired, and prevented by the entities that helped create them. The Bureau is committed to improving the quality of life for all Commonwealth residents while eliminating the marginalization and inequities that disproportionately threaten the lives of communities of color. MDPH oversees and makes the final decisions regarding the Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds with input from EOEA, HRiA, and the Advisory Committees. 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 helps makes decisions regarding the Healthy Aging Fund. Health Resources in ActionHealth 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. Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and create healthy communities through prevention, health promotion, policy, and research. HRiA is the fiscal agent responsible for facilitating the planning and implementation of the Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds. Advisory Committees The Advisory Committee provides recommendations for the operations of the MA Community Health & Healthy Aging Funds. Advisory Committee members represent a range of perspectives from across Massachusetts. Advisory Committee members share the perspective of their community to inform the creation of grantmaking and processes that (1) support and reflect communities and (2) ultimately help to ensure all Massachusetts residents have an equitable opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. Inaugural 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 Inaugural 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 Review Committees Review Committees Multi-disciplinary Review Committees will review applications. If you are interested in participating on the Review Committee, please contact [email protected].