AHCA/NCAL Announces Launch of Diversity Executive Leadership Program

AHCA/NCAL is pleased to announce the launch of the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP). Ten individuals will be selected to participate in the two-year program. Applications will be accepted through June 9, 2022. Eligible individuals are encouraged to apply or share this information with someone who would be a good candidate.  

The program aims to:
  • Provide individuals from under-represented groups support and access to opportunities for leadership. 
  • Provide AHCA/NCAL with increased access to a diverse pool of talented, engaged members and leaders such as committee members and chairs, board members, AHCA Council of States representatives and NCAL State Leaders.
Qualified DELP applicants must be:
  • Members of an under-represented identity group including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identification, sexual orientation, disability and religion. 
  • Full-time employee of an AHCA/NCAL provider member facility in good standing.
  • Currently employed as a mid- to senior-level or C-suite professional at an AHCA/NCAL provider member.
  • Have at least three years' experience in mid- to senior-level long term care management positions or at least one year as a C-suite executive.
  • Demonstrate professional, volunteer or civic/community leadership experience.
During the two-year program, DELP scholars will receive complimentary registration and travel to attend:
  • DELP Orientation September 12 – 13 in Washington, DC
  • Future Leaders Symposium (first year) September 13 – 15 in Washington, DC
  • Political Ambassadors Program (second year)
  • AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention and Expo (both years)
  • AHCA/NCAL Congressional Briefing (both years)
The deadline to apply is June 9, 2022. Apply or Share Today! For additional information and to apply, visit the DELP website.

Please contact Christy Herle at or 202-898-2839 with any questions.

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