Committees & Forums

The expectation is that every Board member serves on at least one committee or taskforce.

  • Committee – closed group focused on specified ongoing task/responsibility of the Board.
  • Taskforce – time limited group focused on the pursuit of specific goals


Executive Committee

Chaired by mhca's Board Chair and comprised of the other Board Officers and mhca's President & CEO.

  • Rick Doucet, Chair
  • Dennis Regnier, Vice Chair
  • Jamie Stewart, Treasurer
  • Tuerk Schlesinger, Secretary
  • Dale Shreve, President & CEO

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Investment Committee

The Investment Committee oversees the performance of mhca’s investment portfolio.  mhca has selected Strategic Investment Advisors (SIA) / Mark Klopfenstein to be our fund manager.  To avoid conflicts of interest, members of the Investment Committee may not use SIA/Mark Klopfenstein to manage their personal or organizational assets.  The Investment Committee typically meets via conference call to review with Mark each quarter’s performance and address any needed adjustments in the portfolio.

The Investment Committee is Chaired by mhca's Treasurer – Jamie Stewart.

  • Jamie Stewart, Chair
  • Peggy Chase
  • Jon Cherry
  • Carl Clark
  • Susan Garnett
  • Steve Ronik
  • Tuerk Schlesinger
  • Terri Wilson
  • Chris Wyre
  • Jim Cooney

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Nominating Committee

This Committee, chaired by mhca’s Immediate Past Board Chair, provides oversight and establishes the process for nominations and elections for the mhca Board of Directors. It also presents a slate for election of the officers of the Corporation.

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Membership Committee

The Membership Committee focuses on, and takes a leadership role in, the recruitment, onboarding and engagement of members. The Membership Committee typically meets via conference call the week prior to each quarterly conference

The Membership Committee is Chaired by mhca's Vice Chair – Dennis Regnier.

  • Dennis Regnier, Chair
  • Linda DePiano
  • Maggie Labarta
  • Laureen Pagel
  • Tom Sebastian
  • John Sheehan
  • Sue Stubbs
  • Sharronne Ward
  • Inman White

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Peer Group Task Force

Provides leadership in reviving and supporting this long standing mhca collaboration effort. Meets at the calling of the chair 3-4x per year – telephone conference or in conjunction with a mhca quarterly conference.
  • Dennis Regnier – Chair
  • Laureen Pagel
  • Tom Sebastian
  • John Sheehan
  • Inman White


About Us

mhca is a results-oriented organization that operates in a fast, flexible, and focused mode. We take pride in the purposeful and productive involvement and participation of our members. Because mhca is composed of members who share common visions and priorities, we are able to quickly determine our objectives, commit the necessary resources, and accomplish our goals.

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