Method of Appointment: Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council
Length of Appointment: 3 years
Residency: Strong preference for DC residents from all 8 wards
Paid board: No (all roles are voluntary)
The Commission on Health Equity (shall to prepare, through the Department of Health's Office on Health Equity, comprehensive recommendations to the Department of Health, the Council, and the Mayor that examine and address health inequities across the District and differing opportunities for healthcare by demographic subpopulations and geographic areas, including in each election ward of the District.
6 voting members appointed by the Mayor.
Qualifications for Appointment:
Each voting member shall have expertise in at least one of the following areas: Health equity, social determinants, and health disparities; social and human services and vulnerable populations; early learning and education; minority communities and population health outcomes and improvement; economic and community development; or ecology and the natural and built environment.