The Local Public Health Association of
Minnesota works statewide to improve and protect the health of the
population of Minnesota by providing leadership and advocacy on behalf of
public health issues.
City, county and tribal governments in
Minnesota are eligible members of the association. Public health
managers and supervisors who are employed or appointed by cities, counties,
or tribal governments, may serve as voting members of the association.
Each unit of government may appoint four voting members.
Promote local governmental public health
Promote leadership for local government
public health on issues which have regional and statewide impact
Provide leadership development for public
health professionals who are members of the Association
Facilitate communication and interaction
among local public health leaders
Establish and support linkages among local
public health leaders, the Minnesota Department of Health, and other
groups and associations.
Promote public policy to improve and protect
the health of the population of Minnesota
Develop and support legislative positions.