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HHS Region 10 Annual Tribal Consultation and Resource Day
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! July 9-11, 2019
Northern Quest Resort and Casino
100 N. Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA 99001
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 10 will conduct its annual Tribal Consultation and a Resource Day for Tribes in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington on Tuesday July 9 – Thursday July 11, 2019, at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA 99001.
We will also hold 1-1 meetings with Tribal Leaders upon request on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the same location. These will be held concurrent with an HHS Resource Day.
Outline of Events
Day 1 (Tuesday, July 9) –
- HHS Resource Day: The HHS Resource Day will include an overview of Secretary Alex Azar’s priorities, an overview of the HHS Budget Process, an overview of the HHS grants process, a presentation on Human Trafficking in Indian Country, and HHS Division updates from the HHS Tribal Liaisons. We anticipate this day will run from 9:00amPT-5:30pmPT.
- OPTIONAL One-on-One Meetings: These short 1:1 meetings are an opportunity for Tribal leaders and organizations to briefly share specific concerns and information with federal officials from HHS operating divisions. It is not intended to be a formal consultation. These meetings will be held concurrent with the HHS Resource Day.
The schedule for 1:1 meetings will be developed based upon requests. Please anticipate approximately a 20 minute meeting.
Day 2 (Wednesday, July 10) – Tribal Consultation: The agenda for Day 2 is in development but will include Opening and Tribal Blessing, Regional Welcome, Administration for Children and Families Consultation (ACF), Administration for Community Living Consultation (ACL), Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) Health Professional Shortage Areas, Public Health Consultation with Centers for Disease Control (CDC), HRSA, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, followed by an Open Tribal Leader Comments session. We anticipate Day 2 will run from 8:45amPT-5:00pm PT, but is subject to change.
Day 3 (Thursday, July 11) – Tribal Consultation: The agenda for Day 3 is in development but will include opening remarks from Indian Health Service (IHS) leadership, IHS Consultation, followed by combined consultation with IHS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Open Tribal Leader Comments, and Closing Remarks. We anticipate Day 2 will run from 8:00amPT-5:15PM PT, but is subject to change.
To Register for the Consultation Follow These 2 Simple Steps:
Step 1: Register to attend the July 10-11 Consultation through the link below by June 28.
Use the link below if you would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting for Tuesday, July 9, 2019. There are limited slots for one-on-one meetings. Once we finalize a schedule we will confirm the time and location for your meeting. Please register by June 28.
Step 2: Secure hotel accommodations at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino through the link below by June 7.
We look forward to seeing you in July!