OCAC is accepting applications for membership until Oct. 25, 2021
Dear Community Members,
The Oregon Consumer Advisory Council (OCAC) is now accepting applications for new members. You are cordially invited to take note of this great opportunity and encouraged to apply and/or share this invitation with people you would recommend.
The Oregon Health Authority seeks input, feedback, and collaboration through advisory work by groups like the Oregon Consumer Advisory Council. Our council members are a community of dynamic people striving for positive change who have experience accessing behavioral health services. You can make a difference in people’s lives at a broad scale, informing on efforts for systems change and improvement through your participation.
Our council seeks a diverse and passionate membership which represents the viewpoints, cultures, communities, experiences, and visionary input of Oregon residents across the landscape. There are many leadership and networking opportunities on the council; your insights, perspective, talents, and expertise are highly valued.
The Oregon Consumer Advisory Council (OCAC), established per ORS 430.073, advises the Director of the Oregon Health Authority on the provision of behavioral health services in Oregon. The OCAC may review, evaluate and provide feedback on all site reviews related to mental health services provided by the Oregon Health Authority.
- The Director appoints 15 to 25 consumers to the OCAC striving to balance representation according to geographic areas of the state and age.
- The Oregon Health Authority provides administrative support to the OCAC.
If you have questions, please email
For details on the purpose, scope and process, visit the "General Information" links at right.
OCAC Meeting Schedules
These schedules may change due to special circumstances such as emergencies or inclement weather.
For meeting dates and material for past meetings,
view the OCAC meeting archive.