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Travis County Commissioners Court and Austin City Council Call for Central Health Board of Managers Applications

Mayor Steve Adler, City of AustinThe Travis County Commissioners Court and the Austin City Council seek applications from qualified individuals to serve on the nine-member Board of Managers of the Travis County Healthcare District (Central Health).

The City and the County jointly appoint one member of the Board, whose term will run until December 31, 2020. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

Central Health’s mission is simple – and vital: to create access to healthcare for those who need it most. Central Health is the local public entity that provides access to high-quality care by working with a network of partners to eliminate health disparities to reach its vision of Travis County becoming a model healthy community.

Travis County and the City of Austin seek the following qualifications:

  • Senior management level experience in a non-governmental entity
  • Experience serving on Boards of Directors for high-level businesses or for-profit organizations
  • Demonstrated leadership experience requiring strategic planning, execution, and maintenance of successful business operations
  • Knowledge of the issues and components related to the “safety net” health system.
  • Understanding of public health care delivery systems, including Medicaid, the 1115 Waiver, and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
  • Reflective of the diversity of the communities served by Central Health
  • Experienced community leader

The Commissioners Court and the Austin City Council have approved an application packet, which includes information about the agency, detailed instructions, and an application form. More information, and the packet, are available online at https://www.traviscountytx.gov/intergovernmental-relations/board-appointments or http://www.cityofaustin.org/edims/document.cfm?id=262150They can be obtained by calling(512) 854-4774 or (512) 974-2497.

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