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Board Member Charges

2017 Slating for 2018 Board of Directors
The following positions are sought for 2018-2019. Click on each link for a description of each position or download the Board Position Descriptions.

Complete the Online Nomination Form by June 12, 2017.


Board Member Charges
T
he ASHHRA Bylaws provide for a structure composed of the slate of directors listed below. Board members are responsible for overseeing the strategic plan and its execution, ensuring the ASHHRA Bylaws are adhered to. In order to fulfill your responsibilities, it will be necessary for you to work with other officers of the board. Below are the descriptions of each board position. Please note that ASHHRA may revise job descriptions according circumstances related to the society’s need. Click on each title to read the position description:

*Indicates those who serve on the Executive Committee.



President
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 who serve in 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 Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the president must:

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Vice President
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 Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the vice president must:

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Immediate Past President
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. He/she serves as the liaison to past presidents of ASHHRA.

Term of Office: One year

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board Member

Selection Criteria

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

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Treasurer
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 Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition, the treasurer must:

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At-Large Director, Acute Care
The at-large board director 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.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition:

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At-Large Director, Continuum of Care
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 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)

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 Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition:

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Regional Director
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 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 (5) consecutive years or a chapter board member in the last four (4) 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
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 relative to the challenges and needs of those new to the profession.

Term of Office: Two years

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

In addition:

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Health Care CEO Director
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 year

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsibilities as ASHHRA Board of Directors Member

Selection Criteria

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Last Updated: Wed May 31 2017