Announcement of Vacancies on the Board of Directors of Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc.

Contact: Tom Hayes 612-873-3337

A process is now under way to review and recommend candidates to fill positions for three-year terms on the Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. (HHS) Board of Directors and/or Board Committees, beginning in January 2020. Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., doing business as Hennepin Healthcare, Hennepin County Medical Center, and HCMC, is a public corporation operated as a subsidiary of Hennepin County. Its purpose is to deliver health care and related services to the general public and to conduct related programs to advance medical education and knowledge.

Potential candidates will be considered by the Executive and Governance Committee of the HHS Board of Directors, whose recommendations will be considered by the HHS Board. The HHS Board will recommend a slate of candidates for these positions that will be forwarded to the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners for its consideration and vote to either approve or reject the slate.

The statute creating Hennepin Healthcare provides that members of the board shall possess a high degree of experience and knowledge in relevant fields and possess a high degree of interest in the corporation and support for its mission. Members shall be appointed based in part on the objective of ensuring that the corporation includes diverse and beneficial perspectives.  Hennepin Healthcare is looking for individuals with experience including, but not limited to, those of:

  • medical or other health professionals
  • urban, cultural and ethnic perspectives of the population served by the corporation
  • business management, law or finance experience
  • health sector employees, public health, serving the uninsured, health professional training, and the patient or consumer perspective.

Interested persons should send a letter and their resume to the Executive and Governance Committee, c/o Kimberly Bennett, S6, Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1676, to be received no later than Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

More information about HHS and its mission can be found at www.hennepinhealthcare.org.

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