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Governance Resources

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For the Boardroom:

Common Health Care Terms & Abbreviations
IHA Hospital Board Assessment (Updated)
CEO Evaluation Guide
CEO Interview Guide

Trustee Orientation Resources:

Board of Trustees Governance Manual Template
Nonprofit Corporation Director Duties
Foundations for Governing Excellence-Board Roles and Responsibilities
Hospital Finance 101
Navigating the Boardroom (by Dennis Pointer)
How to Be a Succesful Board Member (see accompanying video below)

IHA Publications

Trustee Minutes
The IHA Today 
Legislative Bulletin
IHA Strategic Plan
IHA Legislative Agenda


Watch this video from Sarah Buck, a longtime trustee at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, about how to be a successful board member.