The AHS Board is responsible for the governance of AHS, working in partnership with Alberta Health to ensure all Albertans have access to high-quality health services across the province.
The Board is accountable to the Minister of Health. The AHS Board has established committees to assist in governing AHS and overseeing the management of AHS’ business and affairs: Audit & Risk Committee, Community Engagement Committee, Finance Committee, Governance Committee, Human Resources Committee and Quality & Safety Committee. The Board Chair is a member of each committee, and the President and Chief Executive Officer is a non-voting ex-officio member of each committee.
The purpose and scope of each committee is in accordance with good governance practices and is consistent with the governing legislation of AHS.