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National Quality Award Board of Overseers

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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​.

 

NOMINATION PROCESS

To apply to serve a 3-year term (beginning January of 2018) on the Board of Overseers, you must complete the online application. The deadline to submit the application is November 16, 2017.

Quality Award Board of Overseers Application


 

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Courtney Bishnoi, Senior Director, Quality at cbishnoi@ahca.org or (202) 898-2857.

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