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In her role as director of community health programs and services, Amanda Guay works with multiple stakeholders from government agencies, local offices, community organizations, health departments, tribes and educational institutions, with the dual goals of reaching out to Northern Arizona communities as well as developing policies to achieve improved health outcomes for different populations.
was the lead author of a grant request for North County HealthCare that brought $7.4 million in stimulus funds to Northern Arizona.
These monies allowed NCHC to expand its 4th Street location and build two new facilities in the area.
In a recessionary time, jobs were created for contractors, medical providers and more, and health care access was improved in rural communities.
Amanda is currently on the Board of Directors of the Flagstaff Leadership Program and Bothands.
is a 2010 graduate of FLP.
In addition, she
has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and helped set up its ReStore, which sells reusable and surplus building materials to the public.
also worked on efforts to pass the statewide tobacco ban through the Coconino County Tobacco Use Prevention Project and worked with the Northern Arizona Interfaith Council
to promote universal health care coverage.
As a supervisor to several community health program managers and coordinators at NCHC
is a champion of empowering women to improve their leadership skills.
She encourages continuing education, whether it's earning a higher-level degree or attending national and state conferences.
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Amanda Guay, LED Committee Chair, 2010
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Name: Amanda Guay
Amanda Guay is the Director of Community Health Programs & Services at North Country HealthCare.
oversees and develops community health programming for specific target populations.
has worked with multiple stakeholders from governmental agencies, local officials, community organizations, health departments and Tribes to educational institutions with the goal of conducting health outreach to targeted populations, as well as developing policy to achieve improved health outcomes.
has over a decade of experience working with minority and under-served populations and is a native of Flagstaff, Arizona.
Prior to working at North Country, Amanda worked with affected communities on efforts to mitigate health impacts of environmental contamination at the state health department in Oregon.
She also worked in a county health department and a school district to pass tobacco policy.
current interests focus on identifying strategies to improve health outcomes by engaging the community and school-based health services.
She also sits on the boards of the Flagstaff Leadership Program and BOTHANDS, and serves on the Coconino Regional Partnership Council for First Things First.
She holds a Master's in Public Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Women's and Minority Health from Oregon State University
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Amanda Guay, Director of Community Health Programs & Services