Advisory Boards

Standing boards, committees and commissions provide community input on HCA programs an policies. All meetings of these boards are public. Members of boards are comprised of private and professional persons in the community.

Times, dates and meeting locations may vary. Call information number first.

Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board

Advises and reports on policies and goals of county alcohol and drug programs.
Date: First Thursday of each month
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Place: Hall of Administration, Planning Commission Hearing Room, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana
Information: (714) 834-5481; ADAB Website

Emergency Medical Care Committee

Advises on matters relating to emergency medical services in Orange County.
Date: Fourth Friday, even months
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Place: EMS Office, 405 W. 5th, Santa Ana, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Information: (714) 834-6712

Emergency Medical Services Quality Assurance Board

Monitors, investigates, studies and makes recommendations regarding the quality and level of health care provided by the EMS system.
Date: Second Monday, even months
Time: 12 p.m.
Place: EMS Office, 405 W. Fifth, Santa Ana, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Information: (714) 834-6712

HIV Planning Council

Advises and makes recommendations on HIV policy issues and on the need for HIV-related education, prevention, treatment and supportive services.
Date: Second Wednesday
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: Public Health Services Training Center (1729E) 1725 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana
Information: (714) 834-8399; Planning Council Website

Mental Health Board

Advises on the community's mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems.
Date: Fourth Wednesday
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Place: Hall of Administration, Planning Commission Room, 10 Civic Center Pl., Santa Ana
Information: (714) 834-5481; MHB Website

Orange County Children's Partnership

Advises on programs and issues concerning the service delivery system for wards (Probation), dependents (Social Services), and/or seriously emotionally or behaviorally disturbed children and their families.
Date: Third Thursday of every month
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Place: County Hall of Administration, 5th Floor Conference Room A, Santa Ana
Information: (714) 245-6295; OCCP Website

Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency

There is no longer a solid waste hearing panel. In June 2008, the panel was replaced with a solid waste hearing officer who is assigned by the clerk of the board when there is a dispute over an action taken by the LEA. For more information call (714) 433-6270.

Well Standards Advisory Board

Hears and considers appeals from persons subject to enforcement actions and advises regarding standards for well construction and abandonment.
Date: When needed
Time: 12 p.m.
Place: EMS Office, 405 W. Fifth-3rd Floor Conference Room, Santa Ana
Information: (714) 667-3758