To improve the public’s oral and general wellness, with a focus on vulnerable populations, through community partnership

1 - Improve oral health literacy
2 - Remove barriers to oral healthcare
3 - Better oral and general health

2020 Focus
1 - Identify Infrastructure
2 - Remove Barriers to Care
3 - Integration:  One-Stop-Shop

Fiscal Sponsor
A New Dawn AZ

Roles and Responsibilities of the Members and Steering Committee:
Member Responsibilities:
Coalition members are responsible for the oversight and management of the coalition including but not limited to community engagement, fiscal decision-making, strategy development, implement and evaluation.

Member Duties:
- Contribute to defining the goals of the Coalition
- Participate in planning and setting priorities
- Share in leadership of the Coalition
- Participate in evaluating the contributions the Coalition makes to real outcomes
- Connect the Coalition to the larger community
- Represent the Coalition in one’s sphere of influence
- Recruit new members
- Participate in Coalition events and activities
- Contribute to budget planning (if funds are available)
- Participate in decisions about allocation of resources for Coalition work
- Provide input for supervision and management of staff assigned to the Coalition
- Attend Coalition meetings
- Participate in at least one affinity group project

Steering Committee Responsibilities:
Coalition co-leads are responsible for assisting in the oversight and management of coalition operations including: meetings and communication; community engagement; fiscal decision-making; strategic plan development, implementation and evaluation.

Steering Committee Duties:
- Participate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating activities
- Work as a team member to keep the Coalition on track to meet project goals and objectives
- Keep Coalition and committees focused on activities that will meet project outcomes
- Co-facilitate Coalition meetings
- Act as liaisons between the Coalition and its affinity groups projects
- Develop agendas for Coalition meetings
- Act as liaisons between NAOHC and the Arizona State Oral Health Coalition
- Represent the Coalition in the community


Denise Helm, RDH, Ed.D. |