Minority Health Advisory Committee

Office of Minority Health Staff:

Joseph Palm, MPH

Valerie Butler
Health Program Representative II

Joanne Lewis
Administrative Assistant

Minority Health Advisory Committee

The Minority Health Alliances serves as a voice of advocacy and advice for the community in identifying and improving minority health status; serves with the purpose of establishing and maintaining meaningful communication on minority health issues; and to develop and submit specific recommendations to the Department of Health and Senior Services that will have a positive impact on minority health and wellness disparities at the local level and statewide.

Alliance Goals:

Alliance Efforts Include:

Alliance Meeting Dates:

Alliance Meeting Calendar

Central Alliance

Chair - Pamela Kelly, MBA, MJ
Interim Co-Chair - Valerie Butler

Eastern Alliance

Chair - Aminah Williams
Interim Co-Chair - Joseph Palm, MPH

Northeast Alliance

Chair - Brian Williams
Co-Chair - Lorna Miles, MBA

Northwest Alliance

Chair - Melissa Robinson, MBA
Co-Chair - Nina Howard

Southeast Alliance

Chair - Charlene Lockett

Southwest Alliance

Chair - Monique Hyden

For more information about the Minority Health Advisory Committee Regional Alliance, please call the Office of Minority Health toll-free at 1-800-877-3180 or write to:
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Office of Minority Health
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 800-877-3108
Fax: 573-522-1599

To be a member of the Minority Health Advisory Committee Regional Alliance, please complete the membership form. Return form by e-mail to MinorityHealth@health.mo.gov, or fax to 573-522-1599.

Meeting Minutes