Amended 2016 General Session
(1) The Primary Care Grant Committee created in Section 26-1-7 shall:
(a) review grant applications forwarded to the committee by the department under Subsection 26-10b-104(1);
(b) recommend, to the executive director, grant applications to award under Subsection 26-10b-102(1);
(i) the need for primary health care in different areas of the state;
(ii) how the program is addressing those needs; and
(iii) the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the program;
(d) review annual reports from primary care grant recipients;
(e) meet as necessary to carry out its duties, or upon a call by the committee chair or by a majority of committee members; and
(f) make rules, with the concurrence of the department, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, that govern the committee, including the committee's grant selection criteria.
(2) The committee shall consist of:
(a) as chair, the executive director or an individual designated by the executive director; and
(b) six members appointed by the governor to serve up to two consecutive, two-year terms of office, including:
(i) four licensed health care professionals; and
(ii) two community advocates who are familiar with a medically underserved population and with health care systems, where at least one is familiar with a rural medically underserved population.
(3) The executive director may remove a committee member:
(a) if the member is unable or unwilling to carry out the member's assigned responsibilities; or
(b) for a rational reason.
(4) A committee member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, except a committee member who is not an employee of the department may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
(a) Section 63A-3-106;
(b) Section 63A-3-107; and
(c) rules made by the Division of Finance in accordance with Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
|Board member||Type||Qualification||Original Appointment||Current Appointment||Expiration|
|Anderson, Gary L.||Member||Licensed health care professional||8/1/2014||08/01/2014||7/31/2017|
|Bateman, Kim A.||Member||Licensed health care professional||8/1/2014||08/01/2014||7/31/2017|
|Mackelprang, Gary J.||Member||Community Advocate||8/1/2016||08/01/2016||7/31/2018|
|Olson, Craige J.||Member||Licensed health care professional||8/1/2014||08/01/2014||7/31/2017|
|Osborn, Rita R.||Member||Community Advocate||8/1/2016||08/01/2016||7/31/2018|
|Steadman, Sheryl||Member||Licensed health care professional||8/1/2016||08/01/2016||8/22/2018|