District Board

APPOINTMENT UPDATE

The District Board will interview candidates on Monday, April 24, 2017 and Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in order to accommodate the applicant schedules. Meetings will start at 5:30 PM in the Dal Cielo Conference Room at Alameda Hospital.  Meetings are open to the public.  Board Appointment to the two vacant positions will occur on Wednesday May 3, 2017 .

CITY OF ALAMEDA HEALTH CARE DISTRICT SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The City of Alameda Health Care District (District) was informed by Kathryn Sáenz Duke and Jim Meyers, DrPH of their resignation on February 21, 2017.  Both resignations will be effective on March 20, 2017The District must appoint an individual to fill the vacant position on its Board of Directors.

Individuals interested in being considered for this appointment must submit an “Application Package”, as described below, to the District.  Application Packages must be delivered to the District, at the address below, no later than 5:00 p.m., ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­on Thursday, April 6, 2017. 

An applicant to fill the vacancy must meet the following minimum requirements:  (1) be a resident and registered voter in the District, (2) not have been suspended or expelled from participation in the Medicare program, and (3) not have been convicted of a felony.

The City of Alameda Health Care District Board of Directors consists of five representatives, elected at large, who are responsible for the policy direction of the District. Under statutory procedures established in California Government Code Section 1780, the vacant directorships will be subject to election in November, 2018 for either a two (2) year term or a four (4) year term.

On or before April 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., Applicants must submit an “Application Package” to the District Clerk consisting of the following materials:

  1. A signed letter of interest. The letter should contain a statement of qualifications and other information which will assist the Board in making its decision.
  2. A resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. The names and contact information for at least two references.  Preference for references that can attest to your ability to work collaboratively on a committee or board.   
  4. Applicants must also indicate any potential conflict of interest that they might have WITH RESPECT TO THE DISTRICT. This includes, but is not limited to, the Applicant and any immediate family member that has a financial RELATIONSHIP WITH THE DISTRICT, either as a contractor or supplier, or through a professional relationship.  In addition, all applicants must indicate if they have a conflict that might put THE DISTRICT at a disadvantage when instituting new or expanded programs.
  5. Completion of Authorization for Background Investigation Form (included in the Procedure to Fill Board Member Vacancies link below)
  6. Applicant must also answer the following four (4) questions:
  1. Why are you interested in becoming a member of the Board of Directors of the City of Alameda Health Care District?
  2. How can the District Board most effectively support the continuing operation of Alameda Hospital and otherwise fulfill its responsibilities under the District’s Joint Powers Agreement with Alameda Health System.
  3. How can the district most effectively protect and promote the health of everyone in the City of Alameda Community.
  4. What unique value would you bring to the District Board?

PROCEDURE TO FILL BOARD MEMBER VACANCIES

TIMELINE

Mail, Email or hand deliver your Application Package to:    

City of Alameda Health Care District

Attention:  Kristen Thorson, District Clerk

2070 Clinton Avenue

Alameda, CA  94501

Email: kthorson@coahcd.org

Phone: 510-814-4001

All Qualified Applicants are invited (and encouraged) to attend an Applicant Conference on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Alameda Hospital, Dal Cielo Conference Room.  All Applicants will be interviewed by the full Board in an open session on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  The Board also plans to make the final appointment on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CITY OF ALAMEDA HEALTH CARE DISTRICT MISSION STATEMENT 

Adopted November 9, 2015

Oversee the maintenance and operation of a District-owned hospital and other District-owned health care facilities;

Collect, disburse, review and educate the community on the use of parcel taxes collected under the authority of the District;
 
To be a leader for the health and well-being of the residents of and visitors to the District;
 
And, to do any and all other acts and things necessary to carry out the provisions of the Bylaws and the Local Health Care District Law 

DISTRICT DOCUMENTS

SERVING THE COMMUNITY

On April 9, 2002, the voters of Alameda approved the formation of the City of Alameda Health Care District. The passage of this health care district initiative allows Alameda Hospital to continue to provide you and your family with quality and personalized health care, close to home.

This section of the web site will provide you with current information regarding the District. Please check back often for meeting schedules, District Board agendas, and other important announcements.

MEETING DATES AND TIMES

District Board meetings are open to the public. Open session begins at approximately 5:30 p.m. or as otherwise noted.  For more information, please call the District Clerk at 510-814-4001 or 510-473-0755 or by email at districtinfo@coahcd.org.

Board Approved Meeting Calendar (December 2016 - December 2017)

RESOURCES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kathryn Sáenz Duke

President

kduke@coahcd.org

Tracey Jensen

Tracy Jensen

1st Vice President

Alameda Health System Liaison

tjensen@coahcd.org

Jim Meyers, DrPH

2nd Vice President

Community Health Liaison

jmeyers@coahcd.org

Robert Deutsch

Robert Deutsch, M.D.

Treasurer

Alameda Hospital Liaison

rideutsch@coahcd.org

Michael Williams

Secretary

mwilliams@coahcd.org