Back to articles

Raethel elected to AHA Regional Policy Board

Appointment

Castle’s president and CEO, Kathy Raethel, was recently elected as an at-large alternate delegate and member of the Regional Policy Board 9 of the American Hospital Association (AHA), to serve from 2015 through 2017. Region 9 of the AHA comprises Alaska, California, Hawai‘i, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

AHA’s Regional Policy Boards (RPBs) meet three times a year to foster communication between the AHA, its members, and state hospital associations. The RPBs provide input on public policy issues considered by the Board of Trustees, serve as ad hoc policy development committees when appropriate, and identify needs unique to a region and assist in developing programs to meet those needs.