TRUST Committees

Are you skilled at program management, or adept at engaging teams?
Consider volunteering on a TRUST committee!

We need your talent and passion. And while you’re helping to advance our mission, you’ll gain valuable benefits too.

Committee participation is a wonderful way to contribute while extending your influence and deepening your relationships with other members. It’s flexible, too: You can volunteer once or contribute on an ongoing basis.

We hope you’ll explore these committee opportunities and consider volunteering today!

As a committee member you will:

  • Build your skill base
  • Hone your leadership skills
  • Enhance your level of commitment
  • Network with talented and diverse group of colleagues

Want to join a committee?

Check out our list of TRUST committees that currently need your help. Members will need to be logged in to complete the Committee Signup Request Form.

Membership Committee
Kim Perry

  • Develops and implements activities to attract new members, and reviews membership applications ensuring that applicants meet membership criteria. Recommends annual new and retained membership goals for Board consideration and approval


  • Annually reviews new member materials, communications and the new member application process; recommends changes to the Board of Directors as needed


  • Develops and implements activities and incentives to retain current members, by creating an environment that facilitates current members' satisfaction with their membership

  • Annually measures and reviews member satisfaction/loyalty with TRUST

  • Assists the Treasurer with member billing and payment issues

Governance Committee
Chair: Monica Engel

The Governance Committee is responsible for the health and functioning of the board, engaging and involving its members and planning for leadership succession. It recruits new members, conducts orientation and evaluates the performance of the board itself. This committee will identify and recommend a slate of nominees to replace the directors whose terms are expiring, and identify individuals to serve as officers of the TRUST. The Governance Committee will recruit individuals to serve on committees as requested by the President, and perform such other functions as set forth in these Bylaws or as the Board may from time to time direct.

The Governance Committee is comprised of the President Elect, the Immediate Past President and up to three other TRUST Members as appointed by the President. The Immediate Past President is the Chair of the Governance Committee.

Marketing Communications Committee
Chair: Deb Bauman

The Marketing Communications committee creates visibility for the TRUST among prospective members, companies/employers and key constituents, suppliers, partners and media. The committee will work closely with a public relations partner to be selected by the Board. The committee will support other TRUST committees, the Forum, etc., as needed. A proactive PR plan will be developed annually to drive greater awareness and community/corporate engagement, build industry thought leadership and support membership growth and retention.

Leadership Development Committee
Chair: Lori Nelson

The Leadership Development committee supports the Board in a focused effort to establish the Women’s Health Leadership TRUST as a valued resource in advancing women’s careers in health care. This includes conducting feasibility research to identify membership value and ideas for implementation and determining service/program/curriculum opportunities for further development and implementation.

Programming Committee
Co-Chairs: Diane Nanstad, Allison O'Connor

The programming committee develops monthly TRUST programs that encourage member participation and provide value to attendees. Programs are selected based on subject matter that drives member engagement, contributes to personal and professional development, and provides education on current and future health care matters that impact the health of our members and our community. Each program includes opportunities for networking.

Sponsorship Committee
Co-Chairs: Holly Scholl, Rachel Nelson

This committee will develop relationships with sponsors and holistically analyze partnerships for the TRUST. They will work with the Forum and Programming committees for sponsorship of those events, as well as with the Membership Committee on New Member Engagement Breakfasts.

The Forum Committee
Co-Chairs: Amy Dewane, Julie Dekker

The Forum committee is responsible for the planning and execution of the TRUST's most prestigious event honoring women leaders and providing valuable networking.

Finance Committee
Chair: Rhoda Beaird

The Finance Committee prepares the budget for board, approval, monitors monthly results and provides analysis and/or makes recommendations as needed.



Women's Health Leadership TRUST

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