Board Recruitment

Now Recruiting for the Mat-Su Health Foundation Board of Directors

If you want to help improve the health and wellness of the Alaskans living in the Mat-Su, then this may be the opportunity for you!

We are seeking board members with expertise in finance/banking, legal/law, primary care, healthcare and real estate. While all Mat-Su residents meeting the board requirements described below are eligible to apply, we have a goal of broadening the perspectives represented on the board. We especially encourage applications from individuals under age 45; people representing diverse cultures and races; people who live outside the core area of Palmer and Wasilla; veterans, members of faith-based communities and people with lived experience in terms of our focus areas. Previous board experience is not required. Submit your Expression of Interest survey here.

The MSHF Board meets every other month for three hours, usually in Wasilla. In addition, Board members serve on committees that have additional meetings throughout the year. A strategic planning meeting is held annually and has a two-three day time commitment. Board terms are three years long, and members may serve up to three consecutive terms. This is an unpaid position.


  • Applicants must live in the Mat-Su Borough and be or become current members of Valley Hospital Association (dba Mat-Su Health Foundation).
  • Applicants and their spouses cannot be employees of the Mat-Su Health Foundation, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, Mat-Su Regional Urgent Care, Urgent Care Palmer, Urgent Care Settler’s Bay, Solstice Family Care, Mat-Su Women’s Health Specialists, or Susitna Ambulatory Surgery Center.


  • Regularly attend and prepare for board meetings; attend the Annual Membership Meeting and other important gatherings.
  • Represent MSHF to stakeholders and act as an ambassador for the organization.
  • Select, support and evaluate the CEO
  • Review and approve MSHF’s Strategic Plan, annual budget, annual Operating Plan, audit report, and IRS 990 and other fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Work with other Board of Directors members in the best interest of the MSHF.
  • Complete a Confidentiality Agreement and Conflict of Interest Declaration.