In today’s ever-changing government landscape, it can be difficult for a small special district to rise, prove its merits and value, and in the process show the community that it holds itself accountable to a higher standard. For the last three years Northern Inyo Healthcare District steadily worked to do just that. Recently the effort paid off as the District was recognized for not only meeting governance standards but exceeding them.
The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) awarded NIHD its sought-after “Best Practices in Governance” certification after the District showed compliance in accountability and transparency standards, state law requirements, and website conformity. NIHD also had to demonstrate knowledge of extended financial and other state and local reporting requirements.
By voluntarily meeting ACHD’s higher standards, NIHD’s elected board leadership is upholding its responsibilities to its constituents, and once again setting an example of excellence for the health organization as a whole.
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