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The Executive Committee is chaired by the Board Chair and consists of the officers of the Board, one Board member who serves on the Finance Committee, and one (1) at-large member elected pursuant to Article XIII 1 of the Bylaws. The immediate past Chair will serve as a non-voting member for a period of one (1) year. The Executive Committee currently has a total of seven 7 voting members. This committee performs such duties and functions as the Board may grant and as are consistent with applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or Board policies and may include, but are not limited to the following.
- Acting on pressing or emergency matters that must be completed between regular meetings of the full Board.
- Assisting the Board Chair in developing an agenda for Board meetings.
- Giving preliminary deliberation to important policy considerations.
- Providing guidance and direction to the Area Director/CEO between meetings.
The Finance Committee currently consists of eight (8) voting members and wherever possible, possess financial expertise and experience. The Finance Committee chair and committee members including a representative from the Consumer & Family Advisory Committee (CFAC) shall be appointed by the Chair of the Board at the next regular meeting following the Chair’s election. This committee exists to review the CenterPoint’s financial condition. It reviews and makes recommendations to the full Board regarding approval of provider and other contracts, the annual budget and pay plan.
Human Rights Committee
The Chair of the CenterPoint Board of Directors appoints a Human Rights Committee to protect the rights of consumers. The Human Rights Committee is composed of community members, family members, consumers from each disability area, clinicians and a Board member who serves as Chair of the Committee. Because CenterPoint is a multi-county area authority, the membership includes a representative from each of the participating counties. Currently, the Human Rights Committee consists of ten (10) voting members.
Quality Improvement Committee
The Chair of the CenterPoint Board of Directors establishes a Quality Improvement Committee for the purpose of analyzing systems, monitoring trends and improving processes within CenterPoint and throughout the network of providers. Information resulting from Quality Improvement activities is reported to the Board, and a Board member serves as Chair of the Committee. The Board requires a formal structure through which they oversee the development and evaluation of Quality Improvement activities, utilization review processes and other review functions that are appropriate and necessary within CenterPoint and the provider network. Currently, the Quality Improvement Committee consists of ten (10) voting members.