WVRHA Individual Members Benefits

All WVRHA Individual Members will receive the following benefits:

  •  Receive regular e-newsletters with information about WVRHA’s activities as well as grant announcements, legislative updates, useful websites, etc.
  • Automatically become an Associate Member of the National Rural Health Association.
  • Attend educational webinars, conferences, forums, and workshops regarding rural health issues.
  • Access links to state and national resources.
  • Receive emails about state and national rural health care issues, webinars, conferences, and training.
  • WVRHA will pass information about your nonprofit organizations to our listserve.
  • Participation in WVRHA Annual Rural Workforce Day at the Legislature.
  • Free CEU’s from specific webinars and trainings.
  • All WVRHA members in good standing are eligible to run for a Board of Director position.
  • All WVRHA members may access the WV Health Data Portal.
  • All WVRHA members may request a letter of support for their grant and project applications.
  • Discounted registration fees.

Members will have a chance to:

  • View how WVRHA works to change rural health policy at the state and national legislative levels to improve the health of rural West Virginians.
  • Learn how WVRHA collaborates with a variety of partners to assist rural communities in improving their health and well-being.

Benefits of Becoming a Student Member

All WVRHA Student Members will receive the following benefits:

  • Receive regular newsletters with information about WVRHA’s activities, useful websites, legislative updates, grants and scholarship announcements.
  • Automatically become an Associate Member of the National Rural Health Association.
  • Attend educational webinars, conferences, forums, and workshops regarding rural health issues.
  • Access links to state and national resources.
  • Network with professionals in the health care workforce, establishing contacts that may be useful in future job searches, mentorships, and collaborations.
  • Apply for a full scholarship to attend the annual WV Rural Health Conference.
  • Participation in WVRHA’s Annual Rural Workforce Day at the Legislature.
  • Access to the WV Rural Health Portal., which may be helpful for research, grant applications, and school assignments
  • Develop a student chapter at their campus if not already established.
  • Participate in any student chapter event.
  • Run for a WVRHA Board of Directors Position, or serve on subcommittees to develop leadership skills
  • Student members have one vote in the annual election of WVRHA Board members.
  • Become an intern for WVRHA if accepted.

Students will have a chance to:

  • View how WVRHA works to change rural health policy at the state and national legislative levels to improve the health of rural West Virginians.
  • Learn how WVRHA collaborates with a variety of partners to assist rural communities in improving their health and well-being.

Become a Member

Become an Organizational Member

Organizational Membership benefits:

  • Receive regular newsletters with information about WVRHA’s activities as well as grant announcements, legislative updates, useful websites and resources.
  • Automatically become an Associate Member of the National Rural Health Association.
  • Attend educational webinars, conferences, forums, and workshops regarding rural health issues.
  • An opportunity for input into the annual rural health conference, and access to our discussions around diversity and inclusion in rural health care.
  • Access links to state and national resources.
  • Participation if desired in advocacy around rural health issues at the state and national level
  • Receive emails about state and national rural health care issues, webinars, conferences and trainings.
  • Opportunities for networking with rural health colleagues
  • WVRHA can disseminate information about your nonprofit organizations or about upcoming activities or events to our list-serve upon request.
  • Participation in WVRHA Annual Rural Workforce Day at the Legislature.
  • Free CEU’s from specific webinars and trainings.
  • All WVRHA members in good standing are eligible to run for a Board of Director position, and may participate in various working subcommittees.
  • All WVRHA members may access the WV Health Data Portal.
  • All WVRHA members may request a letter of support for their grant and project applications.
  • Discounted registration fees.

Become a Member

WVVA News: Mercer County Commissioner Received Award from NRHA

By Jade Burks/WVVA News

MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) — A Mercer County Commissioner has received national recognition.

The National Rural Health Association awarded Greg Puckett the ‘Louis Gorin Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Care.’  The award is presented annually in memory of Louis Gorin, a federal employee who for 25 years helped lead the design and authorization of health initiatives for rural America.

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