Date: July 25, August 8 & August 17, 2017
Time: 4:00 a.m.
About The Training
This training will provide essential information for new and experienced Community Board Members and their vital role in improving the health of the community in which they serve. Join Iris Sewell of The Sewell Group, and Jeff Allen of BKD, for a three-part board member training webinar series.
Topics we will cover:
- Tuesday, July 25 – Iris Sewell will be speaking on the topic of Being & Remaining an Effective Board Member
- Tuesday, August 8 – Iris Sewell will be speaking on the topic of Board & CEO Relations
- Thursday, August 17 – Jeff Allen, BKD – Speaking on topic of Board Fiduciary Responsibilities in the Changing Market
This training is intended for Community Board Members of Community Health Centers.
Iris J. Sewell, The Sewll Group
Iris J. Sewell is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of consulting experience in the areas of strategic planning, governing board and staff development, program assessments and more. She is a highly skilled, culturally sensitive facilitator who is frequently commissioned to conduct organizational meetings and retreats. Ms. Sewell has tailored her consulting practice to respond to the needs of nonprofit organizations and much of her work is with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
Iris has a master’s of public health degree from the University of Illinois. She is the president of The Sewell Group which is based in Chicago, Illinois.
Jeffrey Allen, BKD, LLP
Jeffrey Allen is a partner with BKD National Health Care Group and a member of BKD’s Center of Excellence for Community Health Centers that serves approximately 150 community health centers. He manages audit and cost report preparation services, and provides consulting services in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, federal grant reporting and operational issues. Jeff also serves as BKD’s resource regarding federal audit guidelines and their application to community health centers.
Jeff’s expertise is routinely called upon by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), state primary care associations and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) for financial analysis of issues important to community health centers. He serves as a resource to state primary care organizations and state Medicaid programs on Medicaid prospective payment system issues and the cost report submission and settlement process specific to state Medicaid programs. He also provides training to individual health center management teams and boards of directors on financial management issues.
Jeff is a frequent speaker on community health center topics for NACHC and several state primary care associations. He also conducts presentations for private and governmental organizations seeking to develop the community health center model for their communities. Jeff has co-authored articles on community health center accounting, as well as operational and reimbursement topics for BKD publications.
Jeff is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a 1994 graduate of Missouri State University – Springfield with a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting.
Regular Registration Rates:
IPHCA Members - $75/per attendee
Non-Members - $125/per attendee