Health Center Governance

Non-profit community-based health centers operate in a constantly changing and increasingly complex environment. NACHC offers a variety of trainings and publications to help health center Board members understand the legal, administrative, financial and clinical aspects of health center governance.

Board Governance Training Events

Sessions tailored to health center Board members are offered at NACHC’s Community Health Institute and Policy & Issues Forum. 

Recently Recorded Webinars

Board Succession Planning

Board Chair Succession

The Board’s Role in CEO Succession Planning

Introduction to Board Service: Parts 1 and 2

Top Resources

Health Center Program Governing Board Workbook

Spanish Translation of Governance Workbook: Programa de Centros Comunitarios de Salud Libro de Ejercicios del Consejo de Gobierno

Payment Reform: Supplement to Governing Board Workbook

Governing Board Succession Planning: A Case Study on Cherry Health

Spanish Translation of Governing Board Succession Planning Case Study: Planificación de sucesión de la junta directiva de los centros de salud comunitarios: Un caso práctico sobre Cherry Health

Essential Guides to Sustainability, Succession and Transition Planning (contains information on CEO Succession and CEO Transition/Hiring)

Creating an Annual Board Work Plan

For answers to health center governance questions and for more information, contact Emily Heard, Director, Health Center Governance Training, at 301-347-0400.