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Board Member Charges

 
T
he 2016 bylaws provide for a structure composed of the slate of directors listed below. Click on each title to read the job description:

 



President
Position Summary

The president serves as the champion of the ASHHRA mission, vision and guiding values. Through the president’s leadership and strategic vision, the board and society will deliver value to members with a commitment to the health care community. The president develops relationships with internal and external audiences across all levels to develop future human resources and ASHHRA leaders.  As a visionary leader committed to advancing the profession, the president is the primary communicator to the members and the health care human resources community.

Term of Office:  One year

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the president must:

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Vice President
Position Summary
The vice president supports the president, providing visionary leadership for the board and society and represents the board and the society in the president’s absence.  As preparation for his/her role as the next president, the vice president will model leadership behavior to support and motivate other board members, committee and task force chairs, members and ASHHRA staff.  During his/her term, the vice president learns about the president’s responsibilities and prepares for the transition to president.

Term of Office: One year

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

 

Selection Criteria

In addition, the vice-president must:

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Immediate Past President
Position Summary
The immediate past president uses expertise in human resources leadership combined with past ASHHRA experience to serve as an actively engaged board member who provides context and experience for the Board of Directors. He/she serves as the liaison to past presidents of ASHHRA.

Term of Office: One year

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the past president must be a current ASHHRA practitioner member in good standing. “Good standing” means that he/she has no outstanding debt or obligation to ASHHRA.

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Treasurer
Position Summary
As the society’s financial advisor, the treasurer serves as a steward of ASHHRA resources by monitoring expenditures based on the ASHHRA strategic and operational plan. He/she engages other board members in discussions about ASHHRA financial resources to make values-based decisions on behalf of ASHHRA members in line with established budgetary guidelines.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the Treasurer must:

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At-Large Director, Acute Care
Position Summary

The at-large board director, acute care, serves as the voice of members and non-members who work in hospital and health care systems by setting policies and direction for the organization and advocating for innovation in the health care human resources profession. There are three at-large board directors of acute care.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition:

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At-Large Director, Continuum of Care
Position Summary
The at-large director, continuum of care, serves as the voice of members and non-members who work in settings across the continuum of care to reflect the profession’s advances and future opportunities and responsibilities. He/she sets policies and direction for the organization and advocates for innovation in the health care human resources profession. There are two at-large continuum of care board directors.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition:

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At-Large Board Director (new position as of 2016)

Position Summary
The at-large board director serves as the voice of members and non-members who work in hospitals, health care systems or in an alternate setting across the continuum of care. Sets policies and direction for the organization and advocates for innovation in the health care human resources profession. There is one at-large board director.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the chapter officer must:

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Regional Director
Position Summary

The regional director serves on board of directors as the liaison between the nine regional consultants and the board of directors. He/she serves members by setting policies and direction for the organization and advocates for innovation in the health care human resources profession.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the regional director must be an ASHHRA member in good standing for a minimum of five consecutive years or a chapter board member in the last four years. “Good standing” means that he/she has no outstanding debt or obligation to ASHHRA.

As a part of board member eligibility, it is preferred that all ASHHRA Board members have their certification in health care human resources (CHHR).

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New-to-the-Profession Director
Position Summary

The new-to-the-profession director represents the interests of members who are new to the profession as well as general membership by setting policies and direction for the organization and advocates for innovation in the health care human resource profession. This position communicates to the board and ASHHRA staff, the challenges and needs of those new to the profession.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition:

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Health Care CEO Director
Position Summary

Appointed by the president, the CEO board director represents the voice of health care leadership and serves general membership by setting policies and direction for the organization and advocates for innovation in the health care human resource profession.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the health care facility CEO board director must be an ASHHRA member in good standing at the time of his/her appointment to the board. “Good standing” means that he/she has no outstanding debt or obligation to ASHHRA.

As a part of board member eligibility, it is preferred that all ASHHRA Board members have their certification in health care human resources (CHHR).

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