Applications for the 2017-2020 ACHI Advisory Council are open until Friday, December 9. To apply, fill out this form. Be prepared to describe:
- Your work in community health at the local, state and/or national level
- Relevant professional training or awards
- Your participation in ACHI activities
- Your vision for population health and the future of ACHI
- Your motivation for joining the ACHI Advisory Council
The ACHI Advisory Council is comprised of community health leaders who set the strategic direction for ACHI by:
- Reviewing changes or additions to member benefits, activities and programs;
- Serving on various committees of the council including: education and conference planning; nominating; membership or strategic planning;
- Participating in quarterly Advisory Council teleconferences;
- Promoting ACHI membership among colleagues and professional networks; and
- Representing ACHI to organizations and individuals.
Advisory Council Composition
The Advisory Council is a 17-member body comprised of active ACHI members in good standing.
Advisory Council Terms
Advisory Council members serve 3-year terms, with roughly one-third expiring each year. Advisory Council members can apply to serve a second consecutive 3-year term, but no member may serve on the council for more than six consecutive years. An Advisory Council member must submit a new application for consideration for a second consecutive 3-year term. After a 3-year separation from the council, the member may reapply if he or she is an active member of ACHI in good standing.
Becoming a member of the Advisory Council
Active ACHI members in good standing can apply to join the Advisory Council. Each fall, ACHI calls for interested members to submit an application. Members of the current Advisory Council evaluate each applicant for:
- A broad set of skills and experience;
- Leadership skills and field experience;
- Diversity of viewpoints and willingness to express them;
- Council composition,especially as it relates to geographical and council tenure diversity; and
- Ability to commit time for Advisory Council responsibilities.