Committees

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Please contact Mark Biscone at mbiscone@ache-houston.org to be assigned a committee or to get more information.

Click below to learn more each committee.
Chapter Awards Committee

This committee focuses on the recognition of our volunteers, the committee leaders, our mentors, the volunteer Leadership for the Chapter and Educational Foundation, our newly appointed Fellows, Regent Award Winners, National Service Award Winners, and the creation of awards for our Chapter members such as Volunteer of the Year, and Sponsor of the Year. The committee organizes annual award ceremonies. This committee is also in charge of reviewing and rating the scholarship applications and presenting its awardee recommendations to the Chapter Board. 2022 Chair:  Kavita Chauhan

Community Service and Philanthrophy Committee

This committee works on planning and coordinating community service events for the Chapter, both in the civic and the health sectors. It also coordinates fundraising activities and development and execution of an annual marquee fundraiser event. 2022 Chair: Richi Chaudry

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

This committee works on recognizing and increasing diversity and inclusion in our Chapter. It has helped plan and hold a panel discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in December 2020, and currently plans a mini-conference event in 2021 on the topic. It is responsible for collaborating with the diversity focused groups in other healthcare-leadership organizations, such as NAHLE, NAHSE, AAHL, etc. 2022 Chair: Debora Ponce

Education and Events Committee

This committee works on major events for the Chapter, such as our annual Leadership Conference, What’s Up Boss? Event, Quarterly Breakfast Meetings, etc. 2022  Chair: Christina Ladyko and Mitali Paul

Marketing and Communications Committee

This committee focuses on developing the ACHE-SETC brand, marketing the events of the Chapter, producing a quarterly newsletter, producing & curating relevant content, and maintaining the ACHE-SETC website & the ACHE-SETC LinkedIn page. 2022 Chair: Pati Hildebrand and Simran Khadka

Member Advancement Committee

This committee works on supporting the advancement of our members in the attainment of their Fellow status in ACHE. It consists of education on the requirements of becoming a FACHE, mentoring candidates, and providing a Board of Governors Exam Review Course for the applicants. 2022 Chair: Patrick Browning

Membership & Retention Committee

This committee works to welcome new members of the Chapter, addresses issues to enhance member satisfaction, executes programming to grow the chapter membership, and retain our members over the course of time. 2022 Chair: Deborah Boone and Janie Ochoa

Mentorship Committee

This committee develops and expands our Chapter’s mentorship program. It has recently revised the application processes for Mentors & Mentees, adapted these to an electronic online format, and transitioned the program to two annual cohorts. 2022 Chair: Harold Griffin

Networking and Relations Committee

This committee provides specific opportunities for networking and relationship building. 2021 Events included a several virtual Guided Tasting events and several in person networking events such as an ice cream networking social. 2022 Chair: Stephanie Halliday and Maria Mikhataykina

Sponsorships and Strategic Relationships Committee

This committee develops synergistic relationships with other organizations to expand and enhance our sponsorship program, which allows our Chapter to enhance its programming offerings and award of scholarships. 2022 Chair: Rya Clark and Jill Hope

Student Membership and Involvement Committee

This committee focuses on our student members, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. This group develops events and content for students, and strives to grow our student membership and involvement in our Chapter. 2022 Chair: Harold Griffin

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