Bylaws Committee:This Committee is charged with researching and proposing changes in the Bylaws of the Association.All recommended changes proposed by this Committee and approved by the Board must be presented, in writing, to the Membership at least thirty (30) days prior to any General Membership Meeting. The Immediate Past Chair shall serve as the chair of this committee.
Credentials Committee:This Committee is charged with ensuring that each Member present at the Business Meeting has been properly authorized to serve as Certified Delegate of a Member as outlined in these bylaws per Article III; The Committee shall be composed of a Committee Chairman appointed by the Board Chairman. The chairman of this committee shall appoint three (3) members-at-large.
Education Committee:This Committee shall consist off, but not limited to the Vice Chairs or designees of the Survey and Regulatory, Reimbursement, Nonproprietary, Legislative, Personal Care, Human Resources, Public Relations and Vendor Committees.The Education Committee is charged with the responsibility of researching, developing and presenting educational programs for the disciplines. The Chairman of this Committee shall be elected at the Annual Business Meeting and shall serve as a member of the Board.
Executive Committee:This Committee shall consist of the Chairman, First Vice Chairman, Second Vice Chairman, Nonproprietary Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and the Immediate Past Chairman, and shall be for personal advisory and guidance purposes to the Chairman.This Committee is also charged with the responsibility of annually evaluating the job performance of the President and for any salary adjustments pertinent to the annual evaluation.In addition, the Executive Committee shall be responsible for the review of any employment contract renewal with the President of the Association and shall present recommendation to the Board for their approval.
Finance Committee: This Committee is charged with the responsibility of addressing the Association's financial matters, including the annual operating and capital expenditures budget, fiscal policy, dues structure and major expenditures The Treasurer shall serve as Committee Chairman.
Human Resources Committee: This Committee is charged with addressing the full range of labor and manpower issues affecting the Members.
Legislative Committee: This Committee is charged with the responsibility of monitoring legislative developments and issues affecting the Members on both the state and federal levels.Prior to each session of the Kentucky General Assembly, the Committee shall work with staff to prepare a draft Association legislative package to be approved by the Board.A major focus of the Committee shall be to maintain the Association's Legislative Key Man and Legislative Alert Systems.In addition, the Committee shall coordinate the Association's political action committee activities.
Membership Committee: This Committee is charged with the responsibility of handling matters related to membership recruitment, retention, and services in all categories. The First Vice Chairman shall serve as Committee Chairman;
Nominating Committee: This Committee is charged with the responsibilities as outlined in the Bylaws The Committee shall consist of, two (2) members from the Board, no more than four (4) Members At-Large to be selected to the Nominating Committee by the Immediate Past Chairman who serves as Committee Chairman.
Nonproprietary Committee: This Committee is charged with the responsibility of addressing needs and concerns of the Nonproprietary Members of the Association and coordinating with LeadingAge, or its successor, to ensure that mutual concerns and interests are addressed.The Chairman of this Committee shall be elected at the Annual Business Meeting and shall serve as a member of the Board.
Personal Care Committee: The Committee is charged with the responsibility of proposing to the Board policies and related courses of action for personal care facilities.Specific consideration shall be given to key reimbursement, regulatory and legislative issues. The Chairman of this Committee shall be elected at the Annual Business Meeting and shall serve as a member of the Board.
Public Relations Committee: This Committee is charged with the responsibility of developing and maintaining a public relations program for the Association, with primary emphasis given to special events and media relations as well as providing the recommended site selections, structure and programming for the conventions. The Chairman of this Committee shall be elected at the Annual Business Meeting and shall serve as a member of the Board.
Reimbursement Committee: This Committee is charged with the Responsibility of addressing Medicaid, Medicare and SSI/SSP Reimbursement methodologies/criteria, payment systems and cost report mechanisms. The Committee shall include the Personal Care Committee Chairman, the Survey and Regulatory Committee Chairman, and the Association representatives to the KMAP Advisory Council.
Survey and Regulatory Committee:This committee is charged with the responsibility of monitoring and addressing state and federal regulations that impact member facility regulatory compliance and the related state and federal survey compliance process.
Vendor Committee: This committee is comprised of platinum, gold, and silver trade members of the Association.The purpose of this committee is to formulate better understanding and communication between the Association vendor members and the Association, as well as better meet the needs of the Association members.The Association Board Chairman shall select a vendor member to serve as chairman of the Vendor Committee.The Vendor Committee Chairman shall serve as the Vendor Committee Representative on the Association’s Board of Directors.