2021 Board Member Boot Camp (BMBC) *

Saturday, August 21 | Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando, FL 
Hybrid Event (In-person and Virtual Participation Options)

*a part of NACHC’s Community Health Institute & Expo (CHI) special programming

Health center board members are invited to participate in NACHC’s virtual Board Member Boot Camp (BMBC) preconference taking place before the 2021 Community Health Institute (CHI) & EXPO! Participants must register for BMBC separately Online or via a Registration Form.

Boot Camp Overview

New to the Board? Want to learn about Health Center Board Roles?
Register now for NACHC’s Board Member Boot Camp: An Introduction to Health Center Board Roles! This hybrid learning event provides a review of board roles and responsibilities as well as an overview of the legal duties of board members. The workshop also offers a deep dive into quality and financial oversight responsibilities as well as an introduction to advocacy for board members. Participants will also gain an understanding of where to access additional resources about health center board roles.

View the BMBC schedule here.

Who Should Attend?

Board Member Boot Camp is designed for new health center board members or health center board members that want a refresher about board roles.

Please note this program does not go into detail about co-applicant board roles or governance structures for public agencies, such as county or city health departments and universities, among others, that may receive grant funding under the Health Center Program. For information on public center governance, please refer to the Public Centers Monograph.


Speakers are comprised of health center board and senior leaders, along with national subject matter experts, including:

  • Susan Greer Burton, Director, National Grassroots Advocacy, NACHC
  • Seiji Hayashi, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chief Transformation Officer and Medical Director, Mary’s Center
  • Jacqueline C. Leifer, Esq., Senior Partner, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
  • Deborah Morrison, Health Center Board Chair
  • Steven Sera, Health Center Board Chair
  • Gervean Williams, Director, Finance Training and Technical Assistance, NACHC
  • ​And more!

More reasons to sign up for Board Member Boot Camp

Here’s what past participants say about Board Member Boot Camp.

  • This was very informative for new members
  • ​This training was informative and helpful. I will be recommending it to other board members in our health center!
  • Excellent! It was so rich with information and went quickly.
  • The information shared was very informative and refreshing. It is also relevant and can be shared and applied immediately.


Participants must register for Board Member Boot Camp separately Online or via a Registration Form.

  • NACHC Member Rate $250 (1st and 2nd registrant from an organization)/ NACHC Member Rate $230 (3rd or more registrants from the same organization)
  • Non-Member Rate $500 (1st and 2nd registrant from an organization)/ Non-Member Rate $460 (3rd or more registrants from the same organization)



Important Information for In-Person Participants: Please note that given the pandemic, the in-person experience at the forthcoming Boot Camp will differ from past offerings. A good deal of audience participation will take place via the NACHC Mobile App. In-person attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a smart phone or tablet, and to download the NACHC Mobile App in advance of attending Board Member Boot Camp. Information on the NACHC Mobile App will be available on the main CHI site and shared with participants in advance of the conference.

If you need additional information or have questions about the program, contact trainings@nachc.org.

For additional resources related to COVID-19, visit https://www.healthcenterinfo.org/priority-topics/covid-19/.
For questions, contact trainings@nachc.org.