The AHA’s Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference features extensive educational programming designed to connect the work of governing boards to the challenges of transforming the rural health care delivery system. The conference’s Trustee Track provides opportunities for board members to explore emerging trends and best practices with governance and rural health care experts. Board members will gain insights into the innovative governance approaches and critical leadership competencies that will move the board from good governance to excellent governance, while learning how heightened demands for improved quality, new collaborations, and enhanced efficiency and effectiveness are changing the board’s role and oversight responsibilities.