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Maryland WIC Advisory Council

The purpose of the WIC Advisory Council is to provide information, consult with, and advise the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in developing and administering the Maryland WIC Program.  The goal of the Advisory Council is to ensure that the WIC Program operates efficiently and is available to all those eligible in the State of Maryland.


The WIC Advisory Council also serves as an advocate on behalf of the WIC Program in matters of general concern to the Program participants or to the Council.  The Advisory Council composition is governed by its bylaws  and includes advocacy organization representatives, current or previous WIC Participants, health practitioners, nutritionists, WIC Local Agencies, and at-large public members.  All appointments to the Council are made by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

The Council shall meet as often as necessary, as determined by the Chairperson, or at the request of any five (5) members, but no less than one (1) time per year. Advisory Council meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in attending WIC Advisory Council Meetings, please contact Debbie Morgan at 410-767-5658 or 1-800-242-4WIC (4942) at least 2 weeks in advance of the meeting dates scheduled below. You may also email debbie.morgan@maryland.gov.

Meeting Dates

The Next Advisory Council Meeting will be held on October 25, 2016 from 10 a.m – 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Location (unless notified of change):
WIC Training and Temporary Services Center
5503 A Ritchie Highway
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225
(410) 222-6144

Current WIC Advisory Council Members ​

Meeting Minutes / Updates

April 2016 Update
August 2016 Update

March 2015 Minutes
May 2015 Minutes
October 2015 Minutes

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