Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association of California Healthcare Districts(ACHD). I have previously reported on Grassroots activities of ACHD. Web Link
On June 26th, the Sequoia Healthcare District hosted a "media training day" for ACHD.
ACHD is stepping up their political activity. Web Link. This event may be the reason for the meeting rescheduling request. Some Directors are said to be "out of town" on the August 7th Regular meeting date. Despite my request for information, no particulars have been made available as to which Directors will be out of town, and why. Web Link
The annual meeting of ACHD was held in La Jolla, CA in May.
The Cash Disbursements Journal for the Sequoia Healthcare District shows ACHD meeting expenses as follows: Director Art Faro $1,344.56 Director Katie Kane $1098.80 and Board President Shefren $1,251.06. CEO Lee Michelson also attended the ACHD meeting. (cost TBD)
Earlier this year, our CEO, along with President Shefren, attended ACHD Legislative Days in Sacramento at a cost to taxpayers of $1,274.70.