Application deadline extended for Community Advisory Committees
VISALIA, CA – To ensure that everyone who would like to submit an
application to serve on one of Kaweah Delta Health Care District’s
three new advisory committees has the opportunity to do so, the District
has extended its application deadline. Applications are now due at 12
p.m. PST on Friday, Sept. 8.
The committees are designed to generate ideas about how to better serve
community health needs.
“We have had a great response already, however knowing the importance
of community input as Kaweah Delta works to modernize, expand and improve
healthcare facilities and services for the region, it’s important
that everyone has an opportunity to apply,” said Dena Cochran, Vice
President of Development at Kaweah Delta. “As our community grows
and as our patients’ needs change, we look forward to working alongside
community advisors to plan for the future.”
As a large regional health care organization, it is Kaweah Delta’s
mission to serve the broad community. Each Community Advisory Committee
will reflect the diverse demographics of the region and be comprised of
up to 20 community members, as well as two Kaweah Delta employees. Committees
will be formed around three key issues:
Community Relations: This committee will seek to enhance local partnerships and build better
Healthcare for Today and Tomorrow: This committee will provide ideas about the future health needs of the
community and how to address them.
The Hospital of the Future: This committee will study growth, buildings and other facilities and
work with Kaweah Delta staff on a plan to meet the community’s future
Individuals over the age of 18 are encouraged to apply. Applicants must
be committed to building a partnership with Kaweah Delta to better serve
the community at large. Previous leadership experience is not required.
Selected committee members will be required to attend monthly committee meetings.
Individuals interested in being considered can get more information and
complete an application form (available in English and Spanish) at
www.kaweahdelta.org/committee, by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (559) 624-2359. Applications must be received by 12 p.m.
PST on September 8, 2017. Kaweah Delta will review all applications and
anticipates announcing committee members in September.
Kaweah Delta is a publicly-owned community healthcare organization that
provides comprehensive health services to the greater Visalia region and
With over 5,000 dedicated medical professionals and employees, Kaweah Delta
is committed to meeting the community’s health needs through state-of-the-art
medicine, high-quality preventive services and specialized health centers
and clinics. For more information, visit www.kaweahdelta.org.