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GAHE Committees

Our committees need you! Your active participation at the committee level contributes to the organization’s success, and we welcome your interest in sharing your skills and expertise. Most work is done by conference calls and emails to make it easy to participate regardless of your location and work/study schedule. Please review these committee descriptions and fill out the application form below to become involved.

Learn More About Committees from Our Committee Chair Videos Presented at GAHE Week
All of our committee chairs talked about what’s happening with their committees and how to get involved at GAHE Week, March 8-11, 2021. Those videos are shown to the right of each committee description below.

On March 8, Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, President and CEO, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and
Trent Lind, FACHE, GAHE President, kicked off GAHE Week with video messages discussing the value and benefits of volunteering and encouraging members to get more involved in GAHE (videos at right).

 

GAHE Committees

Our committees need you! Your active participation at the committee level contributes to the organization’s success, and we welcome your interest in sharing your skills and expertise. Most work is done by conference calls and emails to make it easy to participate regardless of your location and work/study schedule. Please review these committee descriptions and fill out the application form below to become involved.

Career Development Committee

Purpose:  The committee oversees a mentoring program for all members and also targets the needs specific to student members.
Committee Chair: Sonja McLendon, FACHE

Communications Committee

Purpose: To support GAHE initiatives with appropriate branding, marketing and communications in order to build and foster member engagement. Examples of tasks include Website Content – ensures accuracy, readability and functionality of www.gahe.org; Newsletter and Social Media – provides and coordinates content for GAHE’s newsletter; Event Announcements – works with Programs Committee to provide proper communications around GAHE programs.
Committee Chair: Sepi Browning, FACHE, FHIMSS, PMP

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the D&I Committee is to drive diversity and inclusiveness within all aspects of healthcare through empowering, educating, and engaging Georgia healthcare executives.
Committee Chair: Jarvis Gray, FACHE

Fellow Advancement Committee

Purpose:  The committee provides resources to assist members seeking to advance to ACHE Fellow including BOG Exam preparation and civic engagement opportunities.  View Fellowship Advancement Committee commitment letter.

Committee Chair: Rahul Ghotge, MD, MS, MBA, FACHE

Membership Growth and Satisfaction Committee

Purpose: The committee works to recruit and engage new members, improve membership satisfaction for all members, and also has a task force to target the interests of members in the military. View Membership Growth and Satisfaction Committee commitment letter.

Committee Chair: Douglas Gregory, RN, FACHE
Member Outreach Subcommittee Chair: Carrie Bennett, FACHE

Physician Executive Group

Purpose: The committee offers leadership development, networking and programming opportunities for physician members.

Committee Chair: Boykin Robinson, MD, MBA, FACHE

Programs Committee

Purpose: To offer programming to GAHE members that will facilitate learning, networking and professional development and provide ACHE CEUs. Additional sub-committees are tasked for special events including Local Programs Councils Sub-Committee and Joint Programs Sub-Committee. View Programs Committee commitment letter.

Committee Chair: Angela Henry, FACHE

Webinar Subcommittee Chair: Larry Tyler, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE

Senior Executives Committee

Purpose: The committee provides leadership to organize and maintain connections to healthcare provider senior executives in Georgia. View Senior Executives Committee commitment letter.

Committee Chair: Callie Andrews, MBA, MSHA, FACHE

Note: Committee inactive until further notice.

Sponsorship Committee

Purpose: To establish a financial framework for the development of mutually beneficial relationships between vendors, member organizations and members that results in strong financial support for GAHE’s educational programming and networking events, and enhances visibility and contact between stakeholder groups. Tasks of the committee include setting sponsorship levels and benefits and developing a structured sponsor acquisition and relationship management program.

Committee Chair: Bobby Ryan, FACHE, MBA

Committee Application