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Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

SHAC 2014-15 Co-chairs Kahn Ryu & Caitlin DeClercq

SHAC 2014-15 Co-chairs Kahn Ryu & Caitlin DeClercq

The Student Health Advisory Committee is an advisory board to University Health Services-Tang Center and campus administration that represents the entire student population at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) meets 3-4 times per semester and makes recommendations to the Tang Center Executive Director and the senior management team of University Health Services--Tang Center (UHS). The specific functions of SHAC are to:

  • Create an organized dialogue between students and administration about student health and counseling needs, and UHS programs and services.
  • Provide program and service advice/consultation.
  • Advise UHS regarding insurance and budget issues, and student impact.
  • Identify educational/informational needs of students.
  • Address barriers related to seeking care and provide user feedback around accessibility and ease of use.
  • Assess emerging student issues and keep UHS connected to student life and campus.
  • Give campus administrators planning advice given student needs and budget constraints.
  • Assess perception of UHS services.
  • Provide student input through additional channels such as hiring and other Tang Center committees.

Membership
SHAC strives to reflect the diversity of the student body and includes representatives from the ASUC, bridges Multicultural Resource Center, Committee on Student Fees, Greek Community, Graduate Assembly, Health Worker Peer Education Program, Immigrant Student Issues Coalition, international students, multiple recruitment and retention centers, National Pan-Hellenic Council, queer and transgender students, Residence Hall Assembly, Student Parent Association, Transfer/Re-entry Student Association, University Students Cooperative Association and at-large undergraduate and graduate students. See membership list below.

Joining SHAC
The official SHAC membership recruiting period begins at the start of each fall semester. Open positions for specific communities can be filled throughout the academic year.

2014-15 Recruiting Update
SHAC membership recruiting period is now open. Please see details below and apply here via Google form. For more information, contact SHAC co-chairs Caitlin DeClercq and Kahn Ryu (SHAC chairs) at shac@berkeley.edu.

SHAC 2014-15 Recruiting:
The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) fosters an open dialogue between students and Tang Center leaders about student health and counseling needs. Members assess programs and services, consult on student health insurance and budget issues, and address emerging informational needs, accessibility and ease of use. SHAC meets three times per semester on Wednesdays from 5-7pm and the commitment is yearlong. Our six meeting dates for the year are dates: Wednesdays, 9/24, 10/15, 11/19, 2/11, 3/18, 4/15. There will be a mandatory new member orientation on 10/1.


 

 

Contact Us
Email: shac@berkeley.edu
Staff to the Committee: Bene Gatzert, (510) 642-3629 and Kim Jarboe LaPean, (510) 643-3920

Related Links

 

SHAC 2014-15 Membership Listing (currently recruiting)

 

Member name *=graduate student Community
 

Health Fee Advisory Board

 

At-Large Graduate Student (also in Berkeley Student Cooperative)

 

Berkeley Student Cooperative

 

Students with Invisible Disabilities

 

ASUC

 

At-Large Graduate Student + Liaison to UC Office of the President (UCOP)  regarding student health matters

 

Greek Community

 

At-Large Graduate Student

 

At-Large Graduate Student

 

Residence Hall Assembly

 

Student Parents

 

Raza Recruitment and Retention Center

 

Queer Students (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer (Sexual Orientation), Questioning)

 

Students with Mobility and Other Disabilities

 

Health Worker Program

 

Committee on Student Fees

 

SHAC co-chair

 

International Students

 

Educational Opportunity Program

 

National Pan-Hellenic Council

 

Transfer Students

 

Graduate Assembly

 

Multi-cultural Greek Council

 

Queer Students (Trans, Gender non-conforming, Gender Queer, Questioning)

 

Non-voting members

Bene Gatzert

Tang Center

Claudia Covello

Tang Center

Kim LaPean

Tang Center

 

SHAC 2013-14

SHAC 2013-14

 

SHAC 2012-13

SHAC members 2012-13

 

 

SHAC 2011-12

SHAC members 2012

 

SHAC 2010-11

SHAC 2010

 

SHAC 2009-10

 

SHAC 2008-09

 

 

 

SHAC 2007-08

SHAC 2008-09

 

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