BOARD OF OVERSEERS RESPONSIBILITIES
In 2007, the AHCA Board of Governors established the Board of Overseers to oversee the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award program. The responsibilities of the Board are as follows:
- Establish the award criteria and appropriate policies and procedures to administer, promote, and preserve the credibility of the National Quality Award program.
- Evaluate all aspects of the Program, including the adequacy of the criteria and the processes for determining award recipients.
- Assess how well the program is achieving its mission.
- Develop yearly goals and measures.
- Report to AHCA/NCAL Leadership and the AHCA Board of Governors as appropriate.
LEVEL OF COMMITTMENT
- Elected members serve a three-year term.
- The Board will meet in-person one time per year at locations determined by AHCA/NCAL staff, and will meet by conference call six times per year.
- Board members are routinely assigned to work on team projects outside of the regularly scheduled meetings to accomplish the Board’s agenda.
- Board members serve without compensation, but are reimbursed reasonable travel expenses.
CODE OF ETHICAL STANDARDS
Members of the Board of Overseers are guided by a Code of Ethical Standards to avoid conflict between the personal interest of Board members and/or the organizations with which they are affiliated, and the interests of the National Quality Award program. A violation of the Code of Ethical Standards shall be cause for resignation or removal. All Board members will be required to sign a Code of Ethical Standards statement annually. For a copy, please contact Courtney Bishnoi.
Please contact Courtney Bishnoi, Senior Director, Quality at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 898-2857.