Committee on Governance

The Committee on Governance (COG) is one of several advisory committees of the AHA Board. The COG represents AHA’s trustees by participating in the AHA’s advocacy, policy, and resource development, with a particular focus on strategic opportunities.

Hospital and system trustees who serve on the AHA board are ex officio members of this committee.

2019 COG Roster

2019 COG Fact Sheet


The COG’s Leadership Development Committee (LDC) serves as the nominating committee of the COG and is comprised of trustees who have served on the COG or one of AHA’s Regional Policy Boards (RPB). The LDC identifies and recommends trustees for participation in AHA governance, policy development and field leadership opportunities.

2019 LDC Roster


For more information on the COG or LDC, please contact Rita Harmata, AHA Director of Trustee and Community Leadership, at rharmata@aha.org