Community & Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee (CPH & DSAC)


The role of the Community & Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee (CPH & DSAC) is to give the Board advice on the needs of the resident population, including disability support needs, and any factors the Committee believes may adversely affect the population health status; and priorities for the use of the health funding provided, including disability support funding.

Terms of reference

CPH & DSAC Terms of Reference (PDF, 130KB)


The Board appoints members to the Committee. The Committee comprises both Board members and members of the public. They have a statutory governance role.

Current membership

  • Dr Anna Crighton (Chair – CPHAC)
  • Tracey Chambers (Chair – DSAC)
  • David Morrell (Deputy Chair – CPHAC)
  • Chris Mene (Deputy Chair – DSAC)
  • Sally Buck
  • Tom Callanan
  • Wendy Dallas-Katoa (Manawhenua)
  • Rochelle Faimalo
  • Susan Foster-Cohen
  • Jo Kane
  • Yvonne Palmer
  • Dr Olive Webb
  • Hans Wouters
  • Ta Mark Solomon (ex-officio)
  • Dr John Wood (ex-officio)


Members of the public are welcome to attend any meeting, subject only to the right of the Committee to exclude the public from certain items of business, such as those that deal with matters of privacy or commercial sensitivity.

Current agenda papers

Meeting Agenda – 9 May 2019 (PDF, 7MB)

2019 CPH & DSAC meeting dates

7 March
9 May
4 July
29 August
31 October

Agenda papers are published on this page approximately two days before a meeting.

Archived agenda papers

Previous agenda papers can be viewed in the document library.

If you wish to view agenda papers from earlier years, please contact Anna Craw, Board Secretariat.

Page last updated: 6 May 2019

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