The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Dean on emerging trends in health care, provide guidance on the planned growth of the College; assist in fundraising efforts, provide expert counsel on program evaluation, assessment of new initiatives and to assist the College in developing the resources needed to keep it on the cutting edge of research and education.
All members of the Advisory Board shall be appointed by the Dean with consideration of recommendations from current Board members as well as others with an interest in the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. The number of members will generally range from 15 – 25, which will be at the Dean’s discretion. In addition to COMP Alumni representation, the Dean will strive to have a diversity of membership and healthcare executives represented on the Board.
Company representation is generally limited to one member per company, unless significantly different roles are represented, in which case two individuals may serve.
The term of office is one year with one reappointment possible.
Responsibilities of Advisory Board Members
- Advise and counsel the Dean about strategic issues facing the College, including key opportunities and trends.
- Help solicit funds for COMP and provide financial assistance to COMP through corporate and/or personal means.
Help promote the overall reputation of COMP.
- Provide a bridge between industry/business and the College.
- Serve on task forces and committees as needed to address strategic and tactical issues.
- Solicit and monitor feedback from COMP students, alumni, and other key supporters of COMP.
- Participate in COMP meetings and social events whenever possible.
The Advisory Board meets four times a year. Meetings are generally held at Western University in the University Administration Building. Meetings are held on Friday and start at noon and adjourn by 2:00 pm.
Past Meeting Minutes