The Governing Board consists of the President, the First President-Elect, the Second President-Elect, the Past President, the Treasurer, the Secretary, and Chairs from all standing Committees.
The USHA President is the chief executive officer of the organization and the term of office is for one year. The President has the duty and the necessary and proper powers to implement the Bylaws and to conduct the affairs of USHA. The President coordinates the activities of the First President-elect, Second President-elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and Past President. The President presides at all meetings. In addition, is responsible for the activities of the Legislative Matters, Professional Matters, and Long Range Planning Committees.
The First President-elect is responsible for the activities of the Program, Publications, Professional Development, and Continuing Education Committees. The term of office is for one year.
The Second President-elect is responsible for the activities of the Membership and Public Relations Committees. The term of office is for one year.
The Treasurer is responsible for the maintenance of adequate books of account for USHA and is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of all USHA funds. The Treasurer is appointed by the President. The term of office is for three years.
The Secretary is responsible for records of all proceedings of the executive council meetings, sees that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of the Bylaws or as required by law; and is the custodian of the Corporate records. The Secretary is appointed by the President. The term of office is for three years.