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CVH Network Leadership Team

Join the Leadership Team! 

We are looking for new members to join the Leadership Team for the term January to December 2018. A detailed description of the Leadership Team, election process, and available positions is available here. All health department staff working in an area related to cardiovascular health/Domain 3 are eligible for nomination to the Leadership Team during our annual call for nominations. Nominees do not need to work exclusively in Domain 3. All Domain 3 staff are invited and encouraged to vote in the elections, which will be announced in the Off the Cuff newsletter. 

Available positions include:

  • Chair Elect

  • At Large (4 positions)

  • Government Affairs Committee representative (must be a current member of the NACDD Government Affairs Committee or willing to join monthly Tuesday calls)

The Leadership Team meets the 4th Wednesday of each month from 1-2pm ET.

Nominations, including self-nominations, will be accepted through Nov. 22, 2017. Please submit your nominations here.


What is the CVH Network Leadership Team?

The CVH Network Leadership Team is a group of health department staff working in Domain 3, as well as committee and partner liaisons, who

  • Represent health departments to NACDD, CDC, and other partners,

  • Set the priorities and best methods for providing support to health departments, such as recommending topics for webinars and Fireside Chats and helping to determine the most suitable means to disseminate information, and

  • Coordinate and integrate activities with other NACDD councils and committees.

The CVH Network Leadership Team provides extensive input and feedback to NACDD on our learning opportunities, the Off the Cuff newsletter, and other health systems/Domain 3 activities.

2016-2017 CVH Leadership Team Members:

  Janice Gray (AK)

Chair Elect:
  Tara Trujillo (CO)

Immediate Past Chair

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Leads:

   Brittany Brown (UT)
   Liz Gebhart (NE)
   Paul Meddaugh (VT)

At Large Members: 

  Marie Darr (LA)
  Crystelle Fogle (MT)

NACDD Government Affairs Forum Liaison: 

   Stanton Shanedling (MN)

NACDD Professional Development Committee Liaison:

   Terry Meek (IA)

NACDD Diabetes Council Liaison:

    Sara Eve Sarliker (WA)

NACDD WISEWOMAN Council Liaison:

   Lori Byrd (IA)


How Can I Provide Feedback or Suggestions to the Leadership Team?

States are welcome to contact any member of the Leadership Team to convey ideas, ask questions, and share feedback. The Chair and Chair Elect are always appropriate to contact and are well positioned to understand your needs and represent them to the group and to NACDD. You may also reach out directly to the NACDD consultants, MaryCatherine Jones ( and Miriam Patanian ( if you have suggestions about the Leadership Team and how we can improve opportunities for states to collaborate, exchange best practices, and share tools and resources. We would love to hear from you! 

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