Finance and Audit Committee
The Finance and Audit Committee monitors OAHHS' financial policies, the adequacy of its financial reporting and the annual audit process. In doing so, the committee ensures that the proper policies and controls are in place to protect and enhance the members’ investment in the organization.
Committee MembersHarry Geller
| President, St. Anthony
| CEO, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center
John Hunter, M.D.
| CEO, OHSU Healthcare
| CEO, Vibra Specialty Hospital
| CEO, Providence Willamette Falls Medical Ctr.
| CEO, Sky Lakes Medical Center
| CEO, Columbia Memorial Hospital
Staff Liaison | Peggy Allen, chief financial officer
The Governance Committee oversees and manages the governance of OAHHS. The committee also review overal governance structure effectiveness, serves as the Executive Compensation Committee, manages the nomination process for the Board of Trustees and its standing committees, and ensures consistency with the organization’s needs and compliance requirements through the OAHHS bylaws.
Committee MembersChair: Paul Stewart |
CEO, Sky Lakes Medical Center
Dennis Burke | President/CEO, Good Shepherd Medical Center
| CEO, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
| CEO, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
| President/CEO, St. Charles Health Systems
| Chief Executive, Providence Health Services
Staff Liason | Peggy Allen, chief financial officer
Public Policy Committee
The Public Policy Committee (PPC) provides public policy related recommendations to the Board of Trustees, builds organizational support, carries out strategic objectives, and grants formal approval, as needed. The Board of Trustees considers strategic recommendations from the committee. The PPC also provides guidance to the OAHHS policy and advocacy team.
Committee MembersChair: Scott Kelly |
CEO, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
| Director of Government Relations, Providence
| President/CEO, Samaritan Health Services
| Executive Director Govt. Affairs, Kaiser Permanente NW
| CEO, St. Anthony Hospital
| President/CEO, Adventist Health PNW
| EVP/General Counsel, PeaceHealth
Staff Liaison | Sean Kolmer, senior vice president of policy and strategy
Quality was adopted by OAHHS' Board of Trustees as an integral component of the OAHHS Strategic Plan, based on the foundation of the Triple Aim. The Quality Committee therefore provides guidance to the Board of Trustees on issues related to hospital clinical quality and patient safety, builds organizational support, and grants formal approval, as needed. The Quality Committee also acts as a networking forum for discussion and recommendations regarding advocacy issues, health care policy, implementation of evidenced based best practices and education.
Committee MembersChair: Cheryl Wolfe
| CEO, Salem Health
| VP & CNO, OHSU
| Exec. Oregon Quality Mgmt, Providence Health
| Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer, Asante
| CEO | Harney Distict Hospital
| Senior VP & CMO, Legacy Health
| CIO & VP, Kaizen Quality/Safety, Salem Health
| Senior VP & CNE, St. Charles Health System
John Terhes, M.D.
| General Surgeon, McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center
Small & Rural Hospital Committee
The Small & Rural Hospital Committee (SRC) provides connection and a forum for representation, advocacy, education and outreach for Oregon's small and rural hospitals. The SRC reviews and evaluates issues affecting small and rural hospitals, participates in strategic planning and advises and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding its activities related to small and rural hospitals. The SRC also builds organizational support and grants formal approval, as needed.
Committee MembersChair: Charlie Tveit
| CEO, Lake District Hospital
| President/CEO, Good Shepherd Medical Ctr.
| CEO, Southern Coos Hospital
| CEO, Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
| CEO, Wallowa Memorial Hospital
| CEO, St. Alphonsus Ontario
| CEO, Mid-Columbia Medical Center
| CEO, Asante Ashland Community Hospital
| CEO, Columbia Memorial Hospital
| CEO, Providence Newberg Medical Center
Staff Liaison | Katie Harris, director of rural health and federal policy