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Colorado Springs Health Foundation Seeks Volunteers to Serve on its Board of Trustees
Friday, January 11, 2013


Background

The City of Colorado Springs entered into a lease of the operations of Memorial Health System to University of Colorado Health (UCH) effective October 1, 2012. In connection therewith, the City has established the Colorado Springs Health Foundation for the purpose of receiving, holding and managing all funds received under the lease and, subject to any obligations under the lease and related instruments, making grants or distributions of funds for the purpose of addressing health issues in the City and Memorial Health System service area.

Board of Trustees

The affairs of the Colorado Springs Health Foundation will be directed and managed by a nine-member Board of Trustees. Trustees will be nominated by the Mayor and appointed by a majority of the members of City Council. Trustees generally are appointed for terms of three years. It is required that the Trustees be at least 21 years of age and residents of the City of Colorado Springs.

Residents of the City interested in serving should have knowledge, expertise, education or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • community health needs
  • public health care
  • improving quality of or access to health care
  • health promotion and education
  • philanthropy
  • non-profit management
  • legal experience
  • board leadership skills

These are volunteer positions, and will require a minimum commitment of 10 hours per month (most likely more hours during the Board’s first year).

Application Process

Interested persons should complete the Application for Appointment to the Board of Trustees of Colorado Springs Health Foundation, which can be found at www.SpringsGov.comby clicking on “Get Involved” and then click on “Committees, Commissions and Boards”. Either email the application to cityrecruiting@springsgov.comor mail it to the physical address above no later than January 21, 2013.

For questions or more information, please call Michael Sullivan, Human Resources Director, at 719-385-5117.

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