Report 2011-113 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2011-113: Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System: Increased Transparency and Stronger Controls Are Necessary as It Focuses on Improving Its Financial Situation (Release Date: March 2012)

Recommendation #2 To: Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

To provide members of the public with opportunities to meaningfully participate in board meetings regarding executive compensation matters, and to hold the board accountable for its decisions on these matters, the Health Care System should clearly indicate compensation matters on the agendas for its board meetings.

6-Month Agency Response

The Health Care System's updated executive compensation policy requires that matters concerning compensation for the CEO or other executives must be specified in agendas and/or minutes for board meetings. In addition, review of the agendas for board meetings in May through August 2012 indicate that the Health Care System is following this policy. (See 2013-406, p. 82)

  • Response Date: September 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-113

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.