Healthy Alaskans 2020

Steering Team

  • Share responsibility for securing spending authority and resources for the project
  • Participate in high level project planning while monitoring major project activities
  • Act as vocal and visible champions, and legitimize the project’s goals and objectives
  • Assist with major issues, problems, and policy conflicts and strive to removes obstacles
  • Function as the final decision-making body for the project and sign off on major deliverables
  • Jointly distribute findings and be identified as a sponsoring organization of the project in all documents

Core Team

Team Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Create and plan project framework, goals, objectives, timetable, and resource needed
  • Approve and finalize criteria for selection of leading health indicators (LHIs)
  • Approve the process to be used to collect input from the Community of Interest
  • Finalize Advisory Team recommended HA2020 LHIs to go to Steering Team for approval
  • Make recommendations for consultants required for the project
  • Core Support Sub-Team: Governance Group
    • Identify and recruit Core Team participants
    • Obtain the approval and support of Steering Team for all major deliverables
  • Core Support Sub-Team: Implementation Group
    • Make arrangements for meetings
    • Develop a communication and public relations campaign
    • Guide and support Advisory Team activities
    • Manage the day-to-day activities of the project and provide necessary guidance and direction to consultants and standing team

Advisory Team

Team Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Establish project vision, mission, and values starting from the Healthy Alaskans 2010 values and mission
  • Provide input on the criteria and process for prioritizing Healthy Alaska 2020 indicators
  • Provide feedback on the process that the team will utilize to collect input from the Community of Interest
  • Help solicit participation from and communication with Community of Interest participants
  • Advocate for and help recruit cross-jurisdiction, statewide participation in the project
  • Review contributions of Data Team and Community of Interest to:
    • Establish initial list of potential LHIs
    • Establish list of suggested targets for LHIs
    • Recommend approximately 25 LHIs and targets for Steering Team approval
    • Compile list of evidence-based strategies to reach identified leading health indicator targets
    • Make recommendations on final list of evidence-based strategies for Steering Team approval
    • Communicate to constituency about Healthy Alaskans 2020 process and outcomes, and bring their input into the decision-making process
    • Provide content expertise as needed– identify individuals and groups most appropriate to give expertise

Data Team and Subject Matter Teams

Team Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a comprehensive list of existing health indicators based on indicators from Healthy Alaskans 2010 and Healthy People 2020
  • Provide updated data on selected indicators
  • Develop criteria for selection of LHIs for Core Team approval
  • Review and report on evidence-based strategies addressing Steering Team approved LHIs currently being implemented in Alaska
  • Make data-related recommendations
  • Contribute to and complete a Health Status Progress Report

Community of Interest

  • Provide input on the selection and prioritization of leading health indicators and targets
  • Contribute to list of suggested evidence-based strategies for reaching leading health indicator targets
    • Provide expertise and knowledge related to health in Alaska

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