2003-2004 Governance Implementation Task Force

2003-2004 Annual Report

Summary: The Governance Implementation Task Force reviewed progress made in the development and deployment of ACHE chapters, a proposed methodology for determining Council of Regents Representation, a proposed plan for Realignment of ACHE Districts and managing the District Liaison Assignments of Governors, and the formation of a proposed Committee on Chapters.

REPORT

The Governance Implementation Task Force was established to oversee the activities of ACHE staff in implementing the recommendations of the 2000-2001 Governance Task Force and to consider further efforts needed to implement the direction of that report. The task force met on September 15, 2003. A summary of the task force’s activities follows:

PROPOSED COUNCIL OF REGENTS REPRESENTATION

The task force reviewed an issue briefing on the methodology used to determine the representation of ACHE voting jurisdictions on the Council of Regents, modified, and approved a series of recommendations for consideration by the Board of Governors and the Regents (Attachment 1, in PDF format).

REALIGNMENT OF DISTRICTS AND GOVERNOR’S DISTRICT LIAISON ASSIGNMENTS

The task force reviewed an issue briefing that presented alternatives for the assignment of Governor’s to Districts for liaison purposes, modified, and approved a series of recommendations designed to build on the at-large structure of the Board of Governors. The recommendations were made to gain the advantages of diverse viewpoints and perspectives on the Board of Governors while maintaining the advantages of continuity in existing District liaison relationships (Attachment 2, in PDF format).

PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON CHAPTERS

The task force members reviewed a staff proposal for the creation of a Committee on Chapters (Attachment 3, in PDF format), approved the concept, and directed staff to prepare a Scope and Function document for the approval of the Board of Governors (Attachment 4, in PDF format).


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