Working together to create a healthier tomorrow for all North Carolinians

The strength of our coalition lies in the diversity and breadth of our partners. We invite you to become a member of the North Carolina Alliance for Health. Membership is open to both individuals and organizations. We ask for a moderate membership contribution. These dues will enable NCAH to strengthen our policy efforts in reducing the impact of obesity and tobacco in North Carolina. Click here to become a member today!

See what NCAH has accomplished with help from the membership.

Dues-paying members receive:

  • Collective power-building to influence state-level policy
  • The opportunity to make new local, state, and national friends and partners, thereby expanding your network
  • A voice and a vote in a state-level policy priority agenda setting process
  • NCAH staff dedicated to tracking policies and practices to enhance organizations, create synergies, and to disseminate information
  • Legislative updates and action alert tools to share with your staff, membership, and grassroots networks
  • Regular information-sharing meetings and continued learning opportunities
  • Access to the members only listserv to share relevant events, information, and opportunities

Members are asked to make a serious commitment to the NCAH by actively participating in the following ways:

  • To the extent possible, the provision of in-kind services.
  • Attendance by key organization staff or volunteers at NCAH membership and committee meetings.
  • Active participation in at least one NCAH committee. Committees will provide the primary opportunities to contribute to the development of policy positions and strategies as well as organizational structure and process. NCAH members are encouraged to participate in as many committees as they have time and resources to devote, though members are expected to participate in at least one policy committee, as the coalition’s focus is on policy advocacy. Please select your committee(s) of interest on the Membership Survey.
  • When relevant to your organization’s mission, support and promote NCAH’s policy priorities and/or policy positions, including promotion through your organization’s network, such as via e-mail listservs, newsletters, etc.
  • Permission to use your organization’s name on all NCAH documents and in connection with actions/policies approved by members. Organizations not wishing to have their name printed on NCAH documents may submit a written request to the NCAH Executive Director or Advisory Committee Chair.
  • Adherence to NCAH’s informal operating guidelines that include the following:
    • We will strive to make our decisions by consensus;
    • If consensus cannot be achieved, decisions will be made by a majority vote of eligible NCAH members present and voting. Eligible NCAH members are those in good standing, who have submitted a Membership Survey and paid dues.
    • Each eligible NCAH member, whether individual or organization, in attendance at meetings will have a right to share views and vote.
    • All persons in attendance may choose to abstain from voting when appropriate.