Baker, La— Mayor Waites is please to announce the formation of the Mayor's Community Health Services Advisory Committee.
"During the COVID pandemic we are finding out more than ever that basic wellness is a must to survive, that valid information is vital, nutrition is key and it is paramount that we as community leaders come together to help provide as many resources as possible to our residents to assist with promoting a healthy lifestyle. I have sought out leaders in each of their respective fields and asked them to participate in advising [the Mayor's office] on matters relating to policy development, legislation, maintenance, funding, and evaluation of community health services." said Mayor Waites.
The Committee kicked off their first meeting on June 4th and the members include:
• Dr. Annisa Stover
• Dr. Rodolfo Manalac
• Dr. Cordel Parris
• Dr. Keith Hodge
• Chef Celeste Gill
• Certified Trainer Donald Washington
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