Howard Brown Health Board of Directors Seeks New Members

Howard Brown Health is seeking candidates for the Board of Directors. Board members provide high-level governance and fiduciary oversight to advance the organization’s mission. Ideal candidates meet criteria established to ensure a diverse and skilled governing Board. Ideal candidates also demonstrate commitment, transferable skills and experience, and familiarity with the organization and the communities we serve.

To achieve greater representation of patient populations and a deeper bench of expertise, the Howard Brown Health Board of Directors seeks candidates for the Board who reflect one or more of the following priorities or characteristics:

  • Finance executive with entity-level accountability at a comparable or larger organization (revenue between $50 million and $125 million). Specific desired experience is outlined in 2019 recruitment guide;
  • Experience representing and/or advocating for young adults and adolescents, transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) populations, and/or people of color;
  • Personal or professional experience with Chicago’s Southside and Northwest-side neighborhoods, preferably as a resident and community advocate;
  • Professionals in the fields of medicine, commercial real estate, public policy, risk management, and philanthropy/fundraising are highly desired.

In all cases, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to LGBTQ communities, demonstrate support for the mission of Howard Brown Health, and possess the capacity to contribute toward the work of the Board and the organization. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who rely on Howard Brown for primary care, including low-income patients, and those who have a record of support for the organization.

We are currently in the process of screening potential candidates. If interested, please download and review 2019 recruitment guide, which details Board requirements, and then complete an online application no later than March 15, 2019.

The application is posted here:

For more information, please email


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