Massachusetts Association of Healthcare Quality (MAHQ)

Governance/Leadership Committee

Responsible for oversight of governance process, the organization’s ruling documents, and abilities of the Board leadership to execute the Association’s business


  • Review bylaws and propose changes to the Board and membership
  • Maintain the Association’s business operations manual
  • Prepare the Association's board nominations ballot for election
  • Recruit volunteers for standing committees

Meetings Required:
Conference calls 6 times a year

Time commitment:
Approximately 8-12 hours during the year term

2017 - 2018 Governance/Leadership Committee Members:

Cheryl Hafela, RN, MSN, CPHQ - Committee Chair
Sr Program Consultant

Rita Morin, RN, MSN
Director, Quality and Process Improvement
St. Joseph Hospital

Lynn Myers, RN, MBA, CPHQ
Quality Project Leader
Tufts Medical Center