ALAMOSA – The American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees welcomes Konnie Martin, Chief Executive Officer, San Luis Valley Health, as an advisory member to the Rural Health Services Council. Martin will begin her three-year term January 1, 2021.
The Rural Health Services Council plays an important role of actively advising the AHA on advocacy positions, public policy issues and rural member service strategies. Members of the AHA Board value Konnie’s willingness to serve and have expressed their appreciation for her expertise in rural health issues.
Martin is completing a recent leadership role as Board Chair for the Colorado Hospital Association. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Computer Science and Business from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. She completed the Advanced Leadership Training Program (ALTP) at the Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership (RIHEL), the CDC-founded regional leadership institute for Colorado; the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program (HCEP); and the AHA Health Care System Transformation Fellowship. Her classroom includes the lessons she learns every day from her staff, community, and family.