NOSORH Committees

  • The Awards Committee shall be responsible for developing Awards criteria and presenting them to the board for approval, prior to implementation. The Committee shall also evaluate and select the awardees and make arrangements for securing appropriate recognition symbols.
  • The Communications Committee oversees development of all printed NOSORH materials (brochures, etc.) and ensures that those materials are updated on an as-needed basis.
  • The NOSORH Development Committee cultivates relationships; identifies and obtains resources; and develops and implements programs and activities that strengthen NOSORH’s organizational capacity and position the organization as the national leader in providing technical assistance to State Offices of Rural Health.
  • The Educational Exchange Committee supports and enhances the leadership of state offices of rural health through education and training assistance.
  • The Finance Committee reviews NOSORH budget at least annually to help develop appropriate procedures for budget preparations and to check consistency between the budget and NOSORH strategic plan.
  • The Flex Program Committee provides the State Office of Rural Health perspective on policy issues and serve as a link between State Offices of Rural Health and others implementing the Rural Hospital Flexibility Program including the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and the Technical Assistance and Services Center.
  • The Policy Committee shall be responsible for tracking Policy issues of interest to NOSORH and coordinating Policy communication and educational activities for the organization.
  • The Joint Committee on Rural Emergency Care (JCREC) is a group of organizations working together to improve the quality of care in rural and frontier communities.
  • The Rural Health Clinic Committee (RHC) provides technical assistance and education to State Offices of Rural Health that are interested in providing technical assistance to RHCs and safety net providers, like Free and Charitable Clinics.
  • The Policy Program Monitoring Team (PPMT) Committee ensures proactive scanning and assessment of policy and program changes to ensure positioning of SORH leadership to improve rural health.