Commissioner Resources

Commissioner Candidate Webcast

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2022 AWPHD Legal Manual

AWPHD Legal Manual is designed to provide an analysis of the body of law which has a significant bearing on the creation and operation of
public hospital districts in the state of Washington.

Open Public Meetings Act/Public Records Act Training

These e-learning courses provided by our partner, Municipal Research Services Center (MRSC) can help fulfill the Open Government Trainings Act requirements. After completing each training, make sure to download your certificate of completion for documentation purposes.

Governance and Executive Education

AWPHD in partnership with WSHA  offers a Governance and Executive Education program to increase knowledge and understanding of hospital governance in Washington State, and assist Executive and board leadership in assessing and enhancing board effectiveness. Members who participate in these learning opportunities can earn credit hours towards their Health Care Governance Certification.

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What is a Washington Public Hospital District?

Discussion Guide for PHDs

Public Hospital Commissioner Guide

This guide is designed to assist commissioners in determining the scope of their duties and responsibilities under the law, provide a general overview of public hospital district law, and help answer other frequently asked questions regarding overall district operations.

Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Compliance

Sample CEO Evaluation Forms

Modal Documents

Board of Commissioners Conflict of Interest/Code of Ethics Statement

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