Tobacco Grant Program Review Committee
The Tobacco Grant Program, on behalf of the Colorado Board of Health, is currently seeking professionals to serve on the statutorily mandated Review Committee in the following position:
- Representative of a statewide nonprofit organization with a demonstrated expertise in and commitment to tobacco control.
All applicants must submit:
- An application form.
- Resume or curriculum vitae.
- Statement of interest.
- A brief biography.
- Letter of support.
Applications are due at 5 p.m., Friday, July 31, 2020. Applicants who reside outside of the Denver metro area and particularly in rural areas of the state are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see the vacancy announcement and application form for more details.
The July 17 Tobacco Review Committee meeting is canceled.
The next Tobacco Review Committee meeting will be Friday, August 21, 2020, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and conducted virtually via Zoom.
**Due to CDPHE's COVID-19 response, no public in-person convenings will occur at this time.
The committee is a 16-member working advisory board that develops funding priorities, reviews grant applications and makes recommendations to the Board of Health for the grant program.
Volunteer members are appointed by the Board of Health, the Legislature and our executive director, and serve a three-year term.
The Tobacco Education, Prevention and Cessation Grant Program Review Committee was created in 2005 by Amendment 35 (House Bill 05-1262) with the responsibility for “ensuring that program priorities are established consistent with the Colorado tobacco prevention and control strategic plan, overseeing program strategies and activities, and ensuring that the program grants are in compliance with Section 25-3.5-805” of the Colorado Revised Statutes. (CRS 25-3.5-804 (5)).