Committees

Committees are organized to address issues that affect provider members and the hospice community. Committee members are appointed by the current CHAPCA Chair and approved by the Board of Directors.

Committee members serve one year terms, and may be re-appointed. CHAPCA members and staff employed by provider members are encouraged to volunteer for committee participation

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, composed of the officers and one member elected at large by the Board, conducts any necessary business between regular meetings of the Board of Directors.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee recommends an annual budget for CHAPCA, monitors the investments and considers all matters of a financial nature that are referred to the committee.

Education Committee

The Education Committee identifies and plans workshops and seminars to meet the educational needs of hospice providers and health care professionals. They plan the Annual Conference, select speakers and develop the educational format.

Leadership Development Committee

The Leadership Development Committee is responsible provide strategic direction, resources and opportunities for members to develop their leadership skills. This committee is charged with mentoring new professionals and promoting and cultivating volunteer interest in leadership positions within the Corporation. The Committee screens applicants and produces a diverse pool of candidates for all elected positions and committee chairs.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee reviews proposed legislation that may affect hospice or palliative care; develops policy recommendations for the Board of Directors; develops CHAPCA's legislative agenda; monitors health care legislation and organizes grass roots political activities; advocates for hospice with the Department of Public Health and the Department of Health Care Services on issues related to state and federal hospice licensure and certification, Medi-Cal and managed care.