AWPHD has compiled resources to help a newly elected Public Hospital District Commissioner. There is also a resource for community members interested in running for office.
Running for office? Or, are you a newly elected Public Hospital District Commissioner?
Review this Commissioner Candidate Webinar to understand the role of a PHD Commissioner.
2023 AWPHD Commissioner Guide
AWPHD has created a commissioner guide filled with pertinent resources to help elected officials succeed in their role at Public Hospital Districts.
AWPHD Legal Manual
The goal of the manual is to provide administrators, commissioners, district staff and the general public a basic source of information about the legal requirements affecting Washington’s Public Hospital Districts.
Open Public Meetings Act Training
Our partners at MRSC offer e-learning courses that help fulfill the Open Government Trainings Act requirements. After completing each training, make sure to download your certificate of completion for documentation purposes.
AWPHD in partnership with WSHA offers its members educational opportunities to increase their knowledge and understanding of hospital governance in Washington state. This education assists board members in assessing and enhancing board effectiveness.
What is a Public Hospital District?
Additional AWPHD Membership Resource
Ask Municipal Research Services Center
As a service of AWPHD, commissioners can access our partners at MRSC to get personalized answers from trusted attorneys, policy consultants and finance experts at MRSC.