Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Hispanic Officer Advisory Committee

About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hispanic Officers Advisory Committee (HOAC) is to inform and advise the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) on matters concerning the Hispanic/Latino community, offer professional development opportunities, educate, encourage community outreach, and provide a network of support for officers committed to promoting, advancing, and protecting the health and safety of Hispanic/Latino communities throughout the nation and globally.

Our Objectives

The HOAC serves in a resource and advisory capacity to assist in the development, coordination, and evaluation of activities related to Officers in all professional categories committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Hispanic/Latino communities with the following specific objectives:

  1. Serves as a resource and advisor in the education, outreach, and commitment to advance and protect the health and safety of Hispanic/Latino communities.
  2. Supports the career advancement and professional development of Hispanic/Latino officers and other officers committed to improving the health of Hispanic/Latino communities.
  3. Coordinates and facilitates communication and outreach among Hispanic/Latino officers, MOLC, CMAGs, governmental agencies, operating divisions (OPDIV) and communities where officers are assigned.
  4. Identifies public health concerns impacting Hispanic/Latino communities and advises the OSG on those concerns through MOLC.
  5. Provides a network of support for officers committed to promote, advance, and protect the health and safety of Hispanic/Latino communities throughout the nation and globally.

Executive Committee

Subcommittees

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