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DHS news release

Aug. 17, 2007

General contact: Bonnie Widerburg, 971-673-1282
Program contact: Karen Girard, 971-673-1046

Meeting notice: Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee


What: Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee meeting

When: Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Suite 710, Portland State Office Building, 800 N.E. Oregon Street, Portland

9 a.m.: Welcome, introductions, review Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC) membership and responsibilities
9:30 a.m.: Review the 2007-2009 tobacco prevention and education program (TPEP) budget and discuss potential Ballot Measure 50 effect on TPEP
9:45 a.m.: Presentation on TPEP planned activities for 2007-2009
10:45 a.m.: Local programs requests for applications -- review concepts
11:30 a.m.: TRAC recommendations

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations may call Karen Girard at the DHS Public Health Division, 971-673-1046.

The TRAC is appointed by the Governor and advises the Oregon Department of Human Services Public Health Division on the development and implementation of the tobacco prevention and education program.