Board Roles and Responsibilities

As the lessor and operator of Central Peninsula General Hospital (CPGH), a borough owned community hospital, the CPGH, Inc. Board of Directors has the following responsibilities:  

  1. Establishes long-term direction for CPGH through participation in, approval of, and periodic review of its mission, values, and strategic plan;
  2. Selects, monitors, advises, evaluates, and compensates the CEO; 
  3. Promotes financial viability via budget and financial oversight and monitoring investment management; 
  4. Monitors and seeks continuous improvement in the quality of care and services of the organization;
  5. Monitors the effectiveness of significant organizational programs and takes action where appropriate to improve, modify, or eliminate such programs as necessary to maintain organizational excellence;
  6. Oversees and promotes positive relationships with the medical staff, and takes action on hospital privileges for physicians and allied health professionals; 
  7. Promotes and maintains positive external relationships with the community, local business, government, funding sources and other health-related organizations;
  8. Assures that the hospital meets regulatory, accreditation, and legal requirements; 
  9. Oversees effective governance, including trustee recruitment, selection, and orientation; board education and self-evaluation; and, effective function and structure;
  10. Acts with the highest integrity to promote hospital-based health care that meets the needs of the community;
  11. Represents the community;
  12. Sets corporate policies and guidelines within the framework of the Lease and Operating Agreement with the Kenai Peninsula Borough and applicable statutes and regulations.
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