MHCA Annual Business Meeting is one week away!On Thursday, September 23rd at 4:00 PM, the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA) will hold its annual meeting to elect members of the Board of Directors. Given the Delta variant, the meeting will be held via Zoom. The invitation to join the broadcast as well as the meeting agenda will be sent via email early next week.
We encourage you to join us for important updates on the association's activities and to vote in the election for open seats on the MHCA Board of Directors. The following three individuals have been recommended by the nominating committee to fill three vacant positions on the board:
- Jim Brown, Madigan Estates, 2-year term
- Sandra Myers, Continuum Health Services, 2-year term
- Jeff Ketchum, Pinnacle Health & Rehab of South Portland, 2-year term
Letters of Designation/Authorization for Voting:
Applicable to: Administrators who are unable to attend and would like to designate a member of their staff to vote on their behalf OR corporate officer/owner who is planning to vote on behalf of all owned/managed facilities. See Bylaws article III, section 7 below.
Letter of Designation/Authorization Form must be returned by 3:00 PM on September 23, 2021. (See Bylaws section below). You may fax or email your Letter of Designation/Authorization to either myself or Lori Canty (email@example.com), our Administrative Support Specialist. Letters must include the following:
- Corporation Name
- Designated Voter Name
- Complete list of facilities
- Authorized Signature
Every member entitled to vote must do so in person or through their designated representative. Proxy votes will not be accepted. For purposes of voting the designated owner or administrator may vote for more than one facility/agency, only if they are the designated owner or administrator of record for more than one facility/agency. The designated owner or administrator may authorize and designate in writing an alternative representative to the president/chief executive officer at least one (1) hour prior to the exercise of the voting privilege, in order for the credentials committee to properly certify the validity of the document presented. The alternative representative or designated representative must have a formal affiliation with the facility/agency, either by ownership or employment status. For the purposes of this section, formal affiliation may be interpreted as employed on a fulltime basis directly by the individual member facility/agency, or employed on a fulltime basis by the corporate owner of the facility/agency, or as a director or a majority stockholder of the owner corporation. The decision of the credentials committee shall be binding.
Staff Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org