Community Health Worker Training Program Application Review Committee


Maryland Community Health Worker Certification Training Program Accreditation Application Review Committee Members 

(As of April 15, 2022)  


Name​

Committee Seat

Natasha Few

Community Health Worker 

​La Kerry Dawson

State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee

Lisa Widmaier, M.Ed.

Health professions educator with expertise in curriculum development

Tina Backe

MDH CHW certification program staff member 

To be determined

MDH program staff member with subject matter expertise in specialty areas



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​CHW Training Program Application Review Committee Meetings


Wednesday, September 28, 2022

         Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.​​

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/xim-xzto-aeb

          ​Call in Line: ‬316-413-2287‬,   PIN: ‪318 168 203‬#​

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Thursday, September 22, 2022

         Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.​​

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/wyi-xjge-xni

          ​Call in Line: 513-666-7393‬,   PIN: ‪355 868 356 #

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​​


Monday, September 12, 2022 
  • ​Meeting to be rescheduled    ​
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

         Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.​​

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/jbq-vcie-ekp​

          ​Call in Line: 707-563-1631‬,  PIN: ‪111 612 731#‬

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Monday, July 25, 2022

         Time: 11:00 AM - Noon ​

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.​​

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/ohg-ooxa-goe

          ​Call in Line: 260-305-0070‬‬​‬; Access Code: ‪141 541 681#‬

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda​, Minutes

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Wednesday, June 8, 2022

         Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 ​AM ​

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.​​

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/qzw-kigi-xjv

          ​Call in Line: 856-494-6818‬​‬; Access Code: ‪112 909 092#‬​

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes​​

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Friday, April 15, 2022

         Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 ​AM ​

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/xdr-arnc-hpb​

          ​Call in Line:   929-324-2272‬; Access Code: ‪711 308 909‬ #​

          Meeting Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Friday, March 25, 2022

         Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 ​PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/jss-nvht-zjd

          ​Call in Line:  484-424-7984;  Access Code:  269 448 055# ​

         Meeting Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes

          ​Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Thursday, February 17, 2022

         Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/pes-wsdd-ypw

          Call in line: 513-909-3927;  Access code: 153 333 923#

Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes
Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​​


Thursday, February 15, 2022

         Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 ​AM 

Location:  This meeting will be held virtually.

 ​         Google meet:  meet.google.com/yct-sevh-oaa

          ​Call in Line:  ​​423-720-0179 ;  Access Code: 843 103 262 # 

Materials:  Agenda, Meeting Minutes
Note for public attendess​:  A portion of this meeting will be a closed session.​

​Meeting Archives 




CHW Training Program Application Review Committee Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

The Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 10.68.02 sets forth the requirements for the accreditation of Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification Training Programs, including the establishment of a Training Program Application Review Committee. 

The Review Committee reviewed CHW certification training program accreditation applications to ensure that the applications met the accreditation application requirements.  

The Department accepted applications for the following Review Committee seats:
  1. A community health worker.
  2. A health professions educator with expertise in curriculum development​.
  3. A State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee member​.
The remaining Review Committee seats consist of: 
  • An MDH CHW certification program staff member.
  • As deemed necessary by the Department, an MDH program staff member with subject matter expertise in specialty areas.