Advisory Council

Join our Social Care Advisory Council and Shape the Future!

The Social Care Advisory Council informs MSHIELD's work to integrate clinical and social care across Michigan.  The council co-develops shared values and operating norms with a focus on long-term partnerships, strategic planning, and advancing our community-clinical partnerships area of work. 

While we are no longer actively recruiting members, we welcome you to submit our interest form if you're interested in serving on the council. We will contact interested individuals as seats become available.

What we're looking for:

We are seeking individuals who are...

Inaugural Members

We are so excited to announce the inaugural members of MSHIELD's Social Care Advisory Council! They each bring rich perspectives in social care and will serve a three-year term from 2024 - 2027. Visit this page to view the change-making council members. 

Ready to get involved?

If you're ready to make a difference and help shape the future of MSHIELD’s Community-Clinical Partnerships work, we invite you to complete the following interest form. This brief form will allow us to learn more about your background, interests, and how you envision contributing to our mission as a member of the Social Care Advisory Council.

Submit our interest form: 

Interest forms are accepted on an ongoing basis.

More details about the Advisory Council's purpose, member commitment, and compensation are outlined below.  If you have any questions, please contact Carol Gray at for more information.


The goal of the council is to provide valuable assistance, input, and expertise to the Community-Clinical Partnerships (CCP) team and MSHIELD leadership regarding CCP's long-term goals and strategic plan. Members will serve in an advisory capacity, with their guidance shaping CCP's efforts and priorities.

The Social Care Advisory Council will: 

The Social Care Advisory Council will not: 

Why join the Social Care Advisory Council?

As a member of our Advisory Council, you will have the opportunity to:

Membership Criteria

We are looking for individuals across Michigan with the following underlying qualities to join the council. Members will serve in an individual capacity based on their own expertise and experiences; we are not looking for organizations to appoint members to serve on their behalf. 

Individuals under consideration for participation in the council will… 

Member Commitment

All members will be expected to actively participate in quarterly Social Care Advisory Council meetings. The estimated time commitment for quarterly meetings and related council activities is 12-16 hours per year. Members of the council will be expected to serve a three-year term.

Additionally, there are several optional opportunities to engage with MSHIELD: 


Members will be compensated individually (e.g., with a stipend) at $250/meeting (up to $1,000 per year for attending all quarterly meetings). Meals and travel for in-person meetings will be provided. Additional compensation will be provided for optional projects and work outside the scope of the Advisory Council. Members have the choice to opt-out and offer feedback on how they want to be recognized and supported for their contributions. 

Contact our team members for more information:

MSHIELD Program Manager