WSALPHO is a membership organization that represents and convenes local public health jurisdictions across Washington State. Our purpose is to collaborate with other public health agencies to advance public health, educate and inform policymakers on local health issue, advocate for public health policy, and empower local health departments.
WSALPHO organizational membership is made up of the 35 local health jurisdictions in Washington State. Staff at all levels of a local health jurisdiction participate in the association by participating in a committee, serving on the board of directors, and engaging in statewide initiatives.
The WSALPHO Board of Directors serves as the decision-making body of the association. The purpose of the board is to approve the association’s annual budget, approve policy initiatives, direct committee work, and approve cross-agency agreements. The board comprises of an Executive Team, standing committee representatives, and regional representatives.
Whatcom County Health Department
Tacoma-Pierce Health District
Thurston County Public Health & Social Services Department
Grant County Health District