The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of two organizations: the Long-
Term Quality Alliance and the National MLTSS Health Plan Association.
The Executive Director – in the case of each of the organizations -- is hired by and is
accountable to the each Board of Directors, and is responsible for achieving the
purposes of the each organization as reflected in that organization’s mission and
vision statements, its strategic plan, and the directives of the Board.
The Executive Director achieves the strategic goals and objectives of each
- Ensuring each entity has sufficient resources from diverse sources,
- Skillfully managing those resources to meet the needs of the organization and the expectations of its funders,
- Successfully managing its staff and consultants to deliver exceptional and timely product
- Recruiting and serving Alliance membership, and
- Representing the organization in public engagements.
The Executive Director is an inspirational leader able to articulate a vision of
affordable, high-value, integrated LTSS, and the role that both organizations can
play in driving change. The ED commits to aggressively pursuing funding and
partnership opportunities for both organizations that will build their capacity to
succeed in their respective missions. The ED is adept at bringing together diverse
LTSS stakeholder organizations, appreciating their distinct points of view,
motivating them to collaborate, engaging them in ongoing work of both
organizations, and providing value through each organization to its members.
The Executive Director is ultimately responsible to the Board of Directors of each of
the two organizations for all aspects of the organization.
Major Responsibilities are:
- Building and strengthening the organization by recruiting, engaging and satisfying members. Demonstrating value to increase those in our constituencies committed to LTQA/MLTSS Association.
- Convening and bringing together diverse stakeholders who are involved in paying, providing, receiving, shaping policy or advocating for LTSS and fostering a high degree of collaboration and alignment.
- Executing the strategy to bring about needed change, creating the compelling voice and attaining greater visibility and influence in policy and payment decisions/directions.
- Establishing a respected repertoire of meaningful research and innovative projects and disseminating them to ensure implementation of learnings and best practices. This includes having stature and respect in the LTSS field and being able to assemble a high-caliber team to carry out the research and projects.
- Maintaining strong relationships with foundations and sponsors critical to obtaining funding for the organizations. Successfully pursuing, obtaining, and managing foundation grants, and obtaining contributions, sponsorships, and other forms of financing, and developing new funding approaches in order to assemble the needed resources and ensure financial stability.
- Forging policy positions through a consensus process and being able to articulate them appropriately in a multitude of arenas.