2022 OBBH Advisory Group Recruitment
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California Department of Public Health
Office of Binational Border Health (OBBH)
2022 OBBH Advisory Group Vacancies


The California Department of Public Health, Office of Binational Border Health
announces the recruitment for members working in Academia, Health Care
Management Organizations, Community Based Organizations, Non-Governmental
Organizations, and/or with Tribal Communities
for its OBBH Advisory Group (AG) to
provide policy and programmatic guidance and recommendations to OBBH on public
health issues for Latinos in California. The OBBH mission is “to facilitate communication,
coordination, and collaboration among California and México health officials, health
professionals, and communities in order to optimize border and binational health.”


The Office of Binational Border Health (OBBH) was created in 1999 by legislation (AB
63, Ducheny) as a unit of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The roles
of the office are the following:

  • Serve as the CDPH liaison to Baja California state and other Mexican health
  • officials;
  • Foster binational partnerships with other U.S.-México border states;
  • Assess the health status of binational and border communities;
  • Assist in binational and border health policy and program development;
  • Inform and educate the general public about binational and border health; and
  • Serve as an information clearinghouse.


The roles of the OBBH Advisory Group are:

  1. Provide policy and programmatic guidance and recommendations to OBBH on
    public health issues for Latinos in California.
  2. Represent the work and values of the Advisory Group to the community and act
    as an advocate for OBBH.
  3. Attend Advisory Group meetings and come prepared by reviewing the
    appropriate materials.
  4. Act in the best interests of the organization and abstain from discussions and
    votes where there is a conflict of interest.
  5. Work in good faith with staff and other Advisory Group members as partners
    towards achievement of OBBH goals.
  6. Act in accordance with the policies and procedures in the Advisory Group
    Bylaws.
  7. Act in accordance with the CDPH Office of Public Affairs policies on all media
    inquiries.
  8. Keep the Advisory Group Chair and OBBH Chief apprised of any questions or
    concerns about OBBH’s responsibilities.
    Nominations will be submitted to the CDPH Director for selection. All information
    provided by the applicant is considered confidential and destroyed after one year.

Please submit a cover letter and resumé to Ivette Lorona at Ivette.Lorona@cdph.ca.gov by
February 11, 2022.
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