Presentation on theme: "KPHA 2013 Membership Survey Results Nicole Heim, KPHA Membership Co-Chair Ellen Averett, KPHA Board President."— Presentation transcript:
KPHA 2013 Membership Survey Results Nicole Heim, KPHA Membership Co-Chair Ellen Averett, KPHA Board President
Statistics Sent to 845 contacts Received 166 responses Response rate was 19.6%
Reasons for Membership
APHA Joint Membership Pilot Program
Legislative Priorities The following slides rate the importance of KPHA’s legislative priorities.
Other Legislative Priorities Workforce development, staffing and training as a profession. Diminishing environmental, mental and oral health. Lack of the ability to provide services even though they are mandated. Advocacy for car seats for KDOT for at-risk children. Recognizing individuals with disabilities as having health disparities and addressing this need.
2013 KPHA Annual Fall Conference Attendance
Main Reason for Not Attending Annual Meeting Funding/budget cuts Time Conflicting meetings Student and cannot miss classes Sessions do not fit with job duties
Networking Activities Members Found Helpful Time with others in the field Educational conferences Time with exhibitors Newsletters and updates Advocacy and legislative updates Participating on the Board of Directors
Networking Activities Members Would Like More Of Webinars Membership meet-ups or gathers based on public health interests Sharing success stories/research from rural health departments More social media contact Short-term task forces within KPHA Member forum Out reach to those who do not work in public health but are interested in the field
Volunteering for KPHA
Statutes and Regulations Book
Survey Demographics The following slides describe the demographics of the individuals who participated in the survey.
Questions Please direct membership questions to: Nicole Heim, MPH, REHS Membership Committee Chair