Regional Health Commission

Details about the Regional Health Commission

Overview

The Regional Health Commission is an appointed body of individuals dedicated to ensuring the financial sustainability of the health care safety net in St. Louis, developing and sustaining an integrated health care system for those most in need, and serving as point-of-contact for State/Federal agencies regarding health care safety net issues.


Apply to Serve (15 openings) View board website
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 16 active board members (maximum 18)
Name Role End Date
Robert Fruend Jr. Ex-Officio 01/01/2045
Will Ross M.D. Member 12/31/2023
Fredrick Echols Member 12/31/2022
James Crane Member 12/01/2020
Serving Beyond Term
Susan Trautman Vice Chairperson 12/01/2020
Serving Beyond Term
Steve Corsi Member 12/01/2019
Serving Beyond Term
Chris Howard Member 12/01/2019
Serving Beyond Term
Faisal Khan Member 12/01/2019
Serving Beyond Term
Cheryl Walker Chairperson 12/01/2019
Serving Beyond Term
Jeffrey Johnston Treasurer 12/31/2018
Serving Beyond Term
James Buford Member 12/01/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Angela Clabon Member 12/01/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Rich Liekweg Member 12/01/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Fred Rottnek Member 12/01/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Jennifer Tidball Member 12/01/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Joe Yancey Member 12/01/2018
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

No authorizing legislation. Governed by by-laws.

Board Duties and Purpose

The Corporation shall be governed by a Board of Directors selected in accordance with these Bylaws. The management and governance of the Corporation and the control and disposition of its properties are vested in its Directors.

The purpose of the Corporation shall be those nonprofit purposes stated in the Articles of incorporation of the Corporation, as they may be amended. No part of the net earnings or other assets of the Corporation shall inure to the benefit of, be distributed to or among, or revert to, an Director, officer, contributor or other private individual having, directly or indirectly, any personal or private interest in the activities of the Corporation, except that the Corporation may pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and may make payments and distributions in furtherance of the nonprofit purposes stated in the Articles of Incorporation.

Member Requirements

The Corporation shall have a Board of Directors in lieu of members. The affairs of the Corporation shall be managed by the Board of Directors. The number of Directors to constitute the Board of Directors shall be a maximum of eighteen (18). Each Director shall be qualified by virtue of his or her appointment accordance with these Bylaws.

Fifteen (15) of the Directors (the "Appointed Directors") shall be appointed by various governmental and nongovernmental appointing authorities ("Appointing Authorities") as follows:

Three (3) Directors shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of St. Louis;

There (3) Directors shall be appointed by the County Executive of St. Louis County;

Two (2) Directors shall be appointed by the Governor of the State of Missouri;

Two (2) Directors shall be appointed jointly by those hospital systems operating in the City of St. Louis and/or St. Louis County;

Two (2) Directors shall be appointed jointly by those non-profit health clinics, whether or not federally qualified health centers, operating in the City of St. Louis and/or St. Louis County;

One (1) Director shall be appointed jointly by the two medical schools located in the City of St. Louis;

One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Community Advisory Board;

One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Provider Services Advisory Board.

The remaining three (3) Directors (the "Elected Directors") shall be elected by the fifteen (15) appointed Directors at the first meeting o f the Board of Directors. The elected Directors shall broadly represent the interests of the community with respoce to financial and other types of access of health care services.

Terms. The Directors' initial terms of office (each an "Initial Term") shall be staggered in the following manner:

Where the appointing authority has three (3) appointments, such appointments shall be initial terms of one (1), two (2) and three (3) years, respectively.

Where the appointing authority has two (2) appointments, such appointments shall be for the initial terms of two (2) and there (3) years, respectively.

In the case where the appointing authority had one (1) appointment, such appointment shall be for an initial term of three (3) years.

In the case of the elected directors, such appointment shall be for an initial terms of one (1), two (2), and three (3) years, respectively.

The directors appointed by their election as chairs of the advisory board shall serve for regular term periods of one (1) year and are elgible for additional one (1) year terms if re-elected as chair of the respective advisory board.

Except for the directors initial terms, directors shall serve for regular term periods of three (3) years.

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