About the Council
The 15-person Sandoval County Health Council (SCHC) represents a cross section of the county’s population. The membership includes representatives local health providers, tribal entities, public schools and agencies that offer services to low-income citizens, among others. The SCHC facilitates communication and collaboration among providers and consumers in Sandoval County with special emphasis on extending services to the rural areas of the County. SCHC also communicates and coordinates with Native American communities in the county to determine how the council can assist in meeting the unique health needs within those communities.
Council Application Process
We’re recruiting for new Council members! The Sandoval County Health Council serves to promote, create, and support healthy communities in collaborative ways and inclusive of community input. Terms for members are two years in length and are staggered to ensure continuity of current planning activities. The Council reflects a dynamic group of County health professionals (present and retired) dedicated to strengthening the system of care within Sandoval.
Interested parties wishing to apply for the term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021 may do so by:
Selected nominees will be notified in writing not later than May 15, 2019 and subsequently proposed to the Commission for the July 1 term commencement.
To learn more about the Council, you may visit its web page at: https://www.sandovalcountynm.gov/departments/community-services/community-health/healthcouncil/about-schc/
Applications will be accepted March 15-April 15, 2019
Current Council Members
|Angela Coburn||06/30/2020||PMS||Central Regional Director|
|Avila Schley||06/30/2020||United Health Group||Tribal Liaison|
|Jaime Pino||06/30/2019||SC Keres Voting Rights||Coordinator|
|Jan Martin||06/30/2019||UNM College of Nursing||Assistant Professor|
|Lynda Garvin||06/30/2020||NMSU Extension Services||Ag Agent/Assistant Professor|
|Marg Elliston||06/30/2019||Self Employed||Consultant|
|Pam Demarest||12/31/2019||UNM SRMC||Chief Nursing Officer|
|R.E. Gene Johnstone||06/30/2019||Retired UNMHSC||Director of Admissions/ Clinical Social Worker|
|Rebecca Gidcumb||06/30/2019||Presbyterian Health Care||RN/Clinical Practice Specialist|
|Richard Draper||06/30/2020||Sandoval Health Collaborative||Director|
|Rick Adesso||06/30/2019||El Pueblo Health Services||Executive Director|
|Roxroy Reid, PhD||06/30/2019||Presbyterian Hospital||Hospice Social Worker|
|Theresa Ortiz||06/30/2020||Santa Ana Pueblo||Health Services Director|