ASHHRA Foundation

ASHHRA will be the premier source for funding research, scholarship, and education that supports the transformation of the health care human resources profession.

The purpose of the ASHHRA Foundation is to fund research, scholarship, and educational programs and activities related to the field of health care human resources and the role of the HR professional in the health care industry.

About the Foundation
The ASHHRA Foundation was established in 2007 by the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), a professional membership group of the American Hospital Association, in cooperation with the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET).  HRET is the research and development affiliate of the American Hospital Association, which is tax exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The ASHHRA Foundation programs are supported by contributions from individual members, chapters, and industry donors.  Contributions to HRET, in support of the ASHHRA Foundation, are tax deductible within limitations of the Internal Revenue Code.    


Foundation Advisory Council

All submissions will be reviewed and approved through the ASHHRA Foundation Advisory Council. The size, composition and structure of the council may differ depending on the purpose, roles and responsibilities and objectives of each year.  The ASHHRA Foundation Advisory Council will be responsible for reviewing and approving submissions by unanimous approval. The Foundation will be accountable to the ASHHRA Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may supersede decisions made by the Foundation Advisory Council if necessary.

The Function of the Advisory Council is to ensure the following:

2009 Foundation Advisory Council

PRESIDENT (Term expires 12/31/09)
Jeanene Martin, M.Ed., MPH, SPHR
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
WakeMed Health and Hospitals
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT (Term expires 12/31/09)
Molly Seals, SPHR
Sr. Vice President, HR & Learning
Catholic Health Partners Northeast Div./
Humility of Mary Health Partners
1044 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44501-0990

REGIONAL DIRECTOR (Term expires 12/31/10)
Karmen R. Reid, CCP, PHR
Section Head, Salary Administration
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street Southwest
Rochester, MN  55905
Phone: 507266-0895
Fax: 507-284-1445 
Joe Marquart
Director, Human Resources
Mountain Vista Medical Center
1301 South Crismon Road
Mesa AZ 85209
Office/Voice Mail: 480.358.6551
Fax: 480.358.6556
Karen E. Moorefield, RN
HR Program Specialist
Annie Penn Hospital/Moses Cone Health System
Reidville, NC
Office (336) 951-4678