Board Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing the establishment and implementation of a financial reporting process in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, a system of internal controls promoting good financial stewardship, the independent financial statement audit process, the planning and management of business risks by CHA, and CHA’s compliance functions.

Child Health Committee

The Child Health Committee is responsible for the oversight of the strategy, priorities and work efforts in population and child health. The committee will inform and sponsor a range of initiatives that provide member hospitals with learning, skills building, peer networking and benchmarking across the continuum of population health. The committee will encourage design, implementation and diffusion of innovation that is unique to children’s hospitals. Initiatives will be to the benefit of children’s hospitals broadly or subsets thereof. The Committee works collaboratively across CHA’s care delivery, policy and analytic capabilities and committees to prioritize and optimize the impact of the work in population/child health.

Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for the oversight and execution of the education, networking and learning opportunities for CHA member hospitals. This includes overseeing new program development, monitoring and assessing existing programming, and creating necessary interfaces with and across programs to bring to bear the learning opportunities available to the membership.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible for financial oversight for CHA’s entities – the 501(c)6, 501(c)3 and cooperative. This includes recommending financial policies, goals, and budgets that support the mission, values, and strategic goals of CHA. The Finance committee also reviews CHA’s financial performance against its goals or budgets.

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee is responsible for overseeing and recommending policies/guidelines, programs and directions to fulfill the membership, nominating, executive compensation and other governing duties of the Board of Trustees on behalf of the members of CHA.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee is responsible for overseeing CHA’s short and long-term public policy agenda, the strategies for achieving these goals, and the creation of a system of engagement among member hospitals, such as organized advocacy days designed to advance an agenda that will promote a favorable legislative and regulatory environment for children’s health and children’s hospitals. This includes advocacy for legislation, regulations and broad-based public policies that encourage and enable adequate health care for children.

Quality and Safety Committee

The Quality and Safety Committee is responsible for the oversight of CHA’s quality and safety strategy, priorities and agenda. This includes working with and through member hospitals to impact the care of children in hospitals, regardless of CHA membership. The Committee works collaboratively across the CHA’s programs and committees and with allied organizations to work toward the establishment of national standards for the care of children and toward sustainable solutions to deliver care that is safer, better coordinated and cost-effective for patients and families.