Leadership and Management
NALHE is led and guided by a distinguished group of talented Latino and Latina executives who represent a wide spectrum of public and private sector healthcare organizations. They counsel our organization on areas of legislation, regulation, and policy affecting the health and healthcare of U.S. Latino communities.
Under the leadership of current President & Board Chair, Rolando Gomez, MBA, Administrator, Government and Public Policy Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. – NALHE’s Board of Directors reflects the diversity of its membership with 15 current board members who represent a variety of career levels and professional expertise. The Executive Committee consists of the following board officers: Treasurer, James I. Rodriguez, FACHE, President & CEO, TexHealth; Past President, Sally A. Hurt-Deitch, RN, MSN, MHA, FACHE, Chief Nursing Office & Vice President of Patient Care Services, Tenet Healthcare, Dallas, TX. and Monica C. Vargas-Mahar, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, The Hospitals of Providence East Campus, El Paso, TX.
NALHE leadership also receives operational support and direction from its management team, The Wetrich Team, and its President Michael Britton who serves as NALHE’s Executive Director. The Wetrich Team was formed to meet the demand for specialized, tailored career and talent advisory services in the health care industry. The company offers a comprehensive solution to optimize human capital management. Through executive search, coaching, outplacement and talent assessment, The Wetrich Team clients receive unparalleled, strategic advice that is backed by 30+ years of experience. With humility, integrity and a passion for client success, The Wetrich Team is a resource for managing human capital efficiently to ultimately meet and exceed business and personal career objectives.