Nominating Committee Chair's 2013 Recruitment Message
From Evelyn Lemoine, Chair, Standing Nominating Committee of the Membership
The 11-member consumer Group Health Cooperative Board of Trustees sets the strategy, direction, and policy for a nonprofit enterprise with $3.5 billion in annual revenue. The Standing Nominating Committee (SNC) is now recruiting prospective candidates for three trustee positions that are open for election in October.
Please take a moment and review the trustee job description (PDF).
Also note that these candidate qualifications have been identified as priorities for current and future recruitment cycles:
Group Health is committed to diversity and to reflecting the members we serve, both in our staffing and in the governance of the Cooperative. If you have the experience, vision, and diversity of skills necessary to help steer Group Health's course, the Standing Nominating Committee would like to hear from you.
Back to: 2013 Board of Trustees Application
Marking its 66th year, Group Health Cooperative is an innovative, consumer-governed, nonprofit health care system that integrates care and coverage. Along with its subsidiary carriers, Group Health Options, Inc. and KPS Health Plans, Group Health works to improve the health of more than 620,000 plan members in Washington and Idaho. Group Health is also one of the state's largest employers, with about 9,500 people employed by Group Health Cooperative and Group Health Physicians (GHP) its contracted, multispecialty group practice. GHP works to provide patient-centered, evidence-based care to members and the broader community through Group Health Medical Centers and a nationally recognized research center.
An all-consumer Board of Trustees has set the course since Group Health first began providing health care services in 1947. Serving as a trustee offers a significant opportunity to help transform health care for Group Health's members and the communities it serves. Along with setting the strategy and direction for the enterprise, the Board plays a vital role in keeping Group Health true to its mission of providing affordable access to high quality, patient-centered health care.
Trustees receive annual compensation for their service and are offered a comprehensive medical coverage benefit.
Interested in playing a key role in leading this organization? Review the online Board application process and explore the informational resource links. If you believe you are a strong fit for this highly rewarding and challenging Board service opportunity, please submit your application by the April 3 deadline.
The Standing Nominating Committee is looking forward to receiving your application and learning more about your interest in Group Health.