Call for Nominations: MCW Consortium on Public & Community Health

Consortium Nomination Summary

 

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) is seeking qualified nominees to support its mission to propel promising work and ideas for a healthier Wisconsin through a volunteer board position on its public oversight body, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Consortium on Public and Community Health.

Nomination Deadline: 5 pm (CST) on October 15, 2020

Board Service Timeline: Board service of the selected nominee will begin in January 2021 with a four-year service term

Nomination Guidelines: The MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health (Consortium) serves as the public oversight body for the community-focused funding investments of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW).

The Consortium works to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin through both strategic and fiduciary oversight in the support of AHW's mission to effectively and responsibly steward public funds to improve health and advance health equity.

The successful candidate will be a proven advocate for the health of Wisconsin communities, serving to fill the role of community health advocate, which is defined by an Order of the Commissioner of Insurance of Wisconsin as a qualified, independent representative from among the following:

  • An advocate concerning health issues of particular concern to a minority community
  • An advocate concerning health issues of particular concern to women
  • An advocate concerning health issues of particular concern to senior citizens
  • An advocate concerning children’s health issues
  • A representative of a nonprofit or local government rural community health organization
  • A representative of a nonprofit or local governmental community health organization other than a rural community health organization

Nominations may be submitted only by eligible Wisconsin-based organizations. Individuals may not self-nominate. Find nominator and nominee eligibility details in the full Call for Nominations.

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  Who can submit a nomination for the Consortium?

The process to fill vacancies on the MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health board is conducted in accordance with the guidelines in the 2002 Order of the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of Wisconsin, which guides the purpose and oversight of AHW.

In accordance with the order, individuals may not nominate themselves, but must be nominated by an organization that meets the following eligibility criteria:

  • Organization is Wisconsin-based
  • Organization has operated for at least five years
  • Organization is widely recognized as a nonprofit or governmental advocate organization that is independent of influence by Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin, affiliates of Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  How do we submit a nomination?

Nominating organizations must fill out and submit the online nomination form. No paper or emailed copies of nominations will be accepted.

Nominations are due by 5 pm (CST) on October 15, 2020.

  How will the selection process take place?

Candidates nominated to fill the public member vacancy on the Consortium who meet the basic requirements and confirm their interest (see Nomination Submission details in the full Call for Nominations) will be granted an interview by the Nominating Subcommittee.

The Nominating Subcommittee is composed of current Consortium members other than the member who is vacating a position and other than the members appointed by the MCW Board of Trustees as Trustee representatives.

Interviews will take place during October-November 2020. Candidates will be notified of a decision following that process. The selected candidate will be expected to begin their term on the Consortium in January 2021.

Contact us

For further information on the nomination process for the MCW Consortium on Public & Community Health, please contact Christina Ellis at cellis@mcw.edu.

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