Appointments to the Integral Care Board of Trustees

Application Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017

The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Board of Trustees of Austin-Travis County Integral Care (Integral Care). The Court is looking for individuals who will represent the interests of the County as a whole, as well as supply exceptional vision, business and administrative skills and commitment. The Commissioners Court makes three appointments to the Board of Trustees, as do the City of Austin and Central Health. Two appointments become available on October 1, 2017.

Founded in 1967, Integral Care provides a range of community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities services within the geographic boundary of Travis County. Services include 24/7 hotline and mobile crisis response, residential treatment, integrated behavioral health and primary care, rehabilitation, wellness and prevention. The agency is a 501(c)3 non-profit, administering an annual budget of $72 million in local, state, and federal funding and has a staff of almost 700 who work at 46 sites across the community.

Integral Care’s Board develops policy in the following areas: internal management, fiscal, contract administration, facilities, human resources, clinical support systems, service delivery systems, clients’ rights, community relations and clinical records. Board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings as well as participate on established committees and task forces, which typically meet on a monthly basis.

SKILL SET DESIRED:

Preference will be given to a candidate with a career history demonstrating skills and experience in more than one of the following:

  • Knowledge of behavioral health, substance use disorder and/or developmental disabilities policy and service provision
  • Knowledge of value-based healthcare arrangements, healthcare policy, healthcare technology, or similar
  • Record of business achievement including entrepreneurial or investment background
  • Community involvement in multiple leadership roles
  • Tenure in public service, particularly at the policy level
  • History of participation in local, state and federal governmental processes
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal healthcare finance and funding structures

The deadline for applications is Friday, September 15, 2017 by 5:00 pm.

* All applicants must reside in Travis County and complete the
Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Statement.

IGR Staff

IGR Coordinator
Deece Eckstein

IGR Specialist
Julie Wheeler

Legislative Associates

Joe Green
Taylor Hunt

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