Building and Fostering a High-Performing Board


Health care governance is becoming more complex and demanding. The stakes are high. Who you put on your board and how board members are supported to be highly effective trustees are key. This webinar will focus on practical strategies for optimizing a four-part board development cycle that builds and fosters a high-performing board.

Learning outcomes include:

•      Useful techniques for approaching board recruitment, refreshment and diversity;

•      Robust approaches to ensure that orientation creates a platform for governance excellence;

•      Practical strategies to raise the bar on board engagement; and

•      How to use evaluation to enhance board member retention.

CHT:1 Hour

About the Speaker:

Debra Stock is President of Debra Stock & Associates, LLC, a boutique consulting practice specializing in governance of not-for-profit hospitals and health systems. Prior to forming her consulting practice, Debra served as Vice President of Trustee Services for the American Hospital Association which represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities throughout the U.S. In this role Debra served as AHA’s national expert on governance, developing thought leadership, education, resources and tools to help health care boards improve their effectiveness. In prior AHA roles, Debra worked with health care CEOs and leadership teams on strategies and programs to manage in rapidly changing environments. Earlier in her career, Debra also served in other consulting, health care association, and hospital management positions.

Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McDaniel College, Westminster, MD and a Master’s of Business Administration from DePaul University, Chicago.