Student Health Advisory Committee
This is an administrative committee. The following information is from
STUDENT HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SHAC)
CHARGE & RESPONSIBILITIES
The SHAC shall serve the following purposes for the benefit of the University
of Oregon Student Body (hereinafter "Student Body").
1. Evaluate proposed budgets of the University Health Center (UHC) and
recommend an annual budget to the UHC Director.
2. Recommend the UHC fee to the UHC Director.
3. Evaluate and recommend changes in the UHC program of services, based
on the best interests of the student body.
4. Establish a student health insurance policy and program for its administration
and assist in negotiating the insurance policy terms with an appropriate
5. Evaluate and recommend criteria for determining policy for financing
health care services for students through the UHC.
6. Serve as liaison between the student body and the UHC.
7. Promote good health throughout the University community.
Among other duties, the committee is responsible for producing, managing,
and evaluating representative needs assessment and impact surveys; determination
of the annual budget; external health care; and operation and conduct.
SHAC meetings shall be held at least bimonthly during the regular school
year and monthly, if possible, during the Summer term. On occasion, the
SHAC may invite the Counseling Center Advisory Committee to a joint meeting.
Ad hoc task force and work group meetings may be held from time to time,
as needed. A quorum shall be the majority of voting members. Meetings shall
be open to the public, pursuant to the Oregon Public Meetings Law. Notice
of time and place of meetings will be submitted in advance to the Oregon
The voting membership of this committee shall consist of nine (9) students
at the University of Oregon who meet the minimum enrollment requirements
established for service on student governance committees plus four (4)
faculty not directly associated with the University Health Center. It is
desired that one (1) of the student members also be a member of the student
senate or other elected campus office. The non-voting membership of this
committee shall consist of five (5) ex-officio members: The UHC Director,
the UHC Medical Administrator, a representative from the Administration
division, a representative from the Student Affairs Division and a representative
from the Office of International Education and Exchange. There will be
other regular committee participants, involved on an ad hoc basis, such
as the Student Health Insurance Coordinator and Student Health Insurance
Consultant. It is desired that one (1) of the voting or non-voting members
also serve on the Counseling Center Advisory Committee.
The Student Health Advisory Committee shall report to the Director of
the Student Health Center in the form of an annual written report submitted
by the Committee Chair to the Director of the Student Health Center and
to the President of the University no later than May 31.
(Student membership not available)
1999-2000: Gerald Fleischli - convenor; Gaylene Carpenter; Becky Sisley;
Stephanie Midkiff; Janice Radcliffe; Tom Mills; Wes Morrill; Robert Petit;
2001-2002: Stephen Carney, Lou Vijayakar; Vivian Barnette, Duncan McDonald;
Gerald Fleischli (convenor), Robert Petit, Helen Stoop, Robin Holmes, Tom
2002-2003: Duncan McDonald, Sheryl Eyster, Tom Driscoll, Anne Mattson(convenor),
Robert Petit, Helen Stoop, Robin Holmes, Ginny Stark.
2003-2004: Tom Ryan, Convenor; Sheryl Eyster; Tom Driscoll; Harriet Merrick;
Cheryl Jordan; Anne Mattson, Robert Petit, Helen Stoop, Robin Holmes, Ginny
2004-2005: Tom Ryan (Convenor), Cheryl Jordan, Harriet Merrick, Karen Spradling,
Tenaya Meaux, Helen Stoop, Daralyn Dehaven-Murdoch, Sarah Drew, Abe Schafermeyer.
2005-2006: Tom Ryan (Convenor), Karen Spradling, Tenaya Meaux, Marina Gue
nza, Dennis Munroe, Helen Stoop, Daralyn Dehaven-Murdoch, Sarah Drew, Abe
2006-2007: Tom Ryan (Convenor), Chantelle Russell, Deborah Olson, Michael
Pangburn, Dennis Munroe, Daralyn Dehaven-Murdoch, Sarah Drew, Abe Schafermeyer.
2007-2008: Chantelle Russell, PARS; Deborah Olson, Special
Education; Michael Pangburn, College of Business; Georgeanne Cooper, ALS; Tom Ryan (Convenor), Daralyn
Dehaven-Murdoch, Sarah Drew, Abe Schafermeyer.
Mike Eyster, Convenor; Holly Lynn, Biology; Chantelle Russell, Physical Ed;
Beverly Smith, Athletics; Matt Roberts, Law School; Ex officio: Mike Eyster, UHC
Director; Daralyn DeHaven-Murdoch, UHC Administrator; Ernie Pressman, Staff
Benefits Administrator; Shelly Kerr, Counseling Center; Becky Megerssa, Office of
Int'l Programs; Rameth Leigh, Peer Health Promotion UHC; Paula Staight, Health
Promotion UHC; (Kim Barker, Committee Coordinator), UHC.
- The membership for 2009/2010 is be available on the University Committee Web Page
2009/10 University Committee Web Page. It will be posted to this archival web page in
late May 2010.
for 2005-6 and 2006-7.