Missouri Foundation for Health Seeks Applicants for Community Advisory Council

Members Lead Effort to Assist State’s Uninsured and Underserved

ST. LOUIS – February 1, 2012   The Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) is accepting applications from individuals wishing to be considered for its Community Advisory Council (CAC) – and there is one month left to apply.

The 13-member CAC works to gather community input on health issues affecting Missourians. 
It informs the grantmaking decisions and strategic planning of MFH’s Board of Directors, with special focus on programs for the uninsured, underinsured and underserved.        

The CAC also is responsible for nominating Board candidates each year.  CAC members can serve up to two consecutive three-year terms.

MFH is committed to a CAC that represents Missouri’s racial, ethnic, cultural, gender and geographic diversity.  CAC members must reside in MFH’s service area, which includes 84 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis.  A map of the service area is available at http://www.mffh.org/content/437/faqs.aspx.

Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 2, 2012.                   

To review CAC eligibility guidelines, print an application form, or request an application packet, visit http://www.mffh.org.  Or, send a letter requesting the information to:

Community Advisory Council, Missouri Foundation for Health, 415 South 18th Street, Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63103.
For more information, contact Kathryn Zetzer at kzetzer@mffh.org, 314.345.5565, or 800.655.5560.

Established in 2000, MFH is the largest nongovernmental funder of community health activities in Missouri.  MFH is in its 10th year of grantmaking, having issued more than $439 million in grants and awards to date.  It is dedicated to serving the uninsured, underinsured and underserved in 84 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis.


Media Contact:  Julie Johnson 
314.345.5580 (office)/ 314.640.2614 (cell)