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Infant & Children’s Health Advisory Council

The Infant and Children's Health Advisory Council is authorized by statute (63 O.S. Section 1-103a.1) to serve as an advisory council to the State Board of Health and the Oklahoma State Department of Health.  The Advisory Council is composed of 8 members.  Members are appointed for a 3-year term.  The Advisory Council must meet at least twice a year, but not more than 4 times a year.

The Advisory Council is appointed to make recommendations to the State Board of Health on rules; to conduct public rulemaking hearings; to make nonbinding written recommendations to the State Board of Heath and the State Department of Health; to provide a public forum for the discussion of issues; to pass nonbinding resolutions; to make recommendations to the State Board of Health or the State Department of Health concerning the need and the desirability of conducting meetings, workshops and seminars; and to cooperate with other advisory councils, the public, the State Board of Health, and the State Department of Health to coordinate rules.  The jurisdiction of the Advisory Council includes all issues that arise in the areas of health care for infants and children and such other areas as designated by the State Board of Health.

Advisory Council Members 
(updated 06/07/17)

Appointee Categories Appointing Authority Term Expires
Brandy Smith
Member who works for the state or political subdivision on child abuse issues Governor 11/31/2019
Stanley Grogg, DO Member knowledgeable about childhood immunizations Governor 10/31/2019
Lynn Cyert, PhD Member knowledgeable about newborn screening issues President Pro Tempore of the Senate 6/5/2017
Jeff Elliott, OD Licensed optometrist with knowledge of vision screening for children President Pro Tempore of the Senate 12/31/2017
R. Michael Siatkowski, MD Licensed ophthalmologist with knowledge of treating visual deficiencies in children President Pro Tempore of the Senate 9/30/2018
Amanda L. Bogie, MD Licensed physician specializing in diagnosis & treatment of childhood injuries in a trauma setting State Board of Health 12/12/2019
Paul M. Darden, MD Licensed physician who works as a pediatrician Speaker of the House 11/01/2017
Susan J. Hassed, PhD Licensed genetic counselor Speaker of the House 11/01/2017

 

Regular Meeting Schedule for 2017

Agendas are linked to the meeting date.  PDF file require the FREE Adobe™ Reader in order to open.

DATE TIME LOCATION ROOM MINUTES
Monday, February 6, 2017 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes
Monday, May 15, 2017 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes
Monday, August 7, 2017 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507  
Monday, November 6, 2017 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507  

 

Regular Meeting Schedule for 2016

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DATE TIME LOCATION ROOM MINUTES

Monday, February 8, 2016

CANCELLED

1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507  
Monday, May 2, 2016 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes
Monday, August 1, 2016 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes
Monday, November 7, 2016 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes

 

Special Meeting Schedule for 2015

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DATE TIME LOCATION ROOM MINUTES
Monday, May 11, 2015 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes
Monday, August 17, 2015 1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507 Minutes
Monday, November 2, 2015
CANCELLED
1:00 P.M. OSDH, 1000 N.E. 10th St, OKC Room 507  

 

 

   

 

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