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Group Health seeks candidates

One of WSU’s health insurance providers, Group Health, is seeking candidates for its 11-member board of trustees. Four positions are open for membership election this fall. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 22.

The board oversees financial, quality and policy decisions. Trustees serve a three-year term and receive $6,000 per year.

For more information, or to request an application, call toll free 888-901-4636 and ask to be transferred to the Seattle number.

Board members must receive care at Group Health, must not be an employee of Group Health and must be a Group Health voting member.

Becoming a voting member is free and can be done toll free at 800-252-3305 or online by going to and clicking on About Group Health, then Member Governance and Participation.

Voting members elect the board of trustees that hires the CEO; elect the chair of the all-consumer committee that nominates board candidates, vote on bylaw amendments and resolutions; and receive special member mailings.

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