Board Committees

Board Committees

Audit Committee
The Audit Committee, which consists of Brenda J. Gaines (Chair), John P. Byrnes, Richard W. Fisher, Karen Garrison, Tammy Romo and Peter M. Wilver, oversees Tenet's accounting, reporting and financial practices; its compliance with legal and regulatory requirements applicable to auditing and accounting matters; and the independent auditors' qualifications, independence and performance. View the Audit Committee Charter for the committee's duties and responsibilities.

Human Resources Committee
The Human Resources Committee, which consists of Edward A. Kangas (Chair), Richard W. Fisher, Brenda J. Gaines, Richard R. Pettingill, Tammy Romo and Peter M. Wilver, oversees the general compensation strategies and policies for the company and its executive management. View the Human Resources Committee Charter for the committee's duties and responsibilities. 

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, which consists of J. Robert Kerrey (Chair), James L. Bierman,  John P. Byrnes, Karen M. Garrison and Richard J. Mark, is responsible for identifying and evaluating existing and potential corporate governance issues, as well as reviewing and recommending individuals qualified to become Board members. View the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter for the committee's duties and responsibilities.

Quality, Compliance & Ethics Committee
The Quality, Compliance & Ethics Committee, which consists of Richard R. Pettingill (Chair), James L. Bierman, Edward A. Kangas, J. Robert Kerrey and Richard J. Mark, assists in the oversight of Tenet's policies and procedures on ethics, quality assurance and legal compliance. View the Quality, Compliance & Ethics Committee Charter for the committee's duties and responsibilities.

Executive Committee
The Executive Committee, which consists of Ronald A. Rittenmeyer (Chair), Brenda J. Gaines, Edward A. Kangas, J. Robert Kerrey and Richard R. Pettingill, may exercise the powers of the Board of Directors in the management of Tenet's business and affairs when the Board is not in session. The Executive Committee may not, however, fill vacancies on the Board, change the membership of, or fill vacancies in, any committee of the Board, adopt, amend or repeal Tenet's Corporate Bylaws or declare dividends.