BIRHC Board has Opening
At the June 10th meeting the Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Board adopted mission statements The Centers is To
provide high-quality cost-effective patient treatment and wellness
services to the whole Beaver Island Community. The Boards
purpose is To make policy and planning decisions which enable
the Center to accomplish its mission, and to insure the Centers
long-term financial stability.
The board considers these commitments the first step in completing
a comprehensive strategic plan mapping the direction for the Center
going forward. The platform for the strategic plan
was built several years ago by a community-wide planning task
force which issued its report in August of 2000.
Given the tasks which will be driven by the Boards plans,
its important that several current Board vacancies be filled
with responsible, dedicated community members. With this in mind,
Board President Connie Wojan is inviting interested parties to
submit applications to join the Board in carrying out its mission.
Requirements are simply that Board members:
- Champion the BIRHC in the community;
- Commit to the mission of the BIRHC and the goals and objectives
approved by the Board
- Attend meetings regularly and be active on at least one committee
- Actively support all efforts to insure the long-term financial
stability of the BIRHC;
- Honor/confidentiality pledge: accept the distinction between
the Boards role (governance) and the Managers role
(insuring that operating objectives are met), and support the
chief operating manager so she/he can be successful.
Letters of interest should be addressed to Connie Wojan Please
include a statement indicating where you could make the most effective
contribution to the Board.
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