Heartland Alliance is a family of non-for-profit entities, including Heartland Health Outreach, Heartland Human Care Services, Heartland Housing, and Heartland Alliance International, in addition to the Heartland Alliance entity itself. All of these entities utilize a centralized business services arm and all entities are consolidated within the Heartland Alliance financial statements. Centralized business services include communications and branding, human resources management, risk management, and financial and administrative management. In addition, Heartland Alliance has one affiliate, Heartland International Health Center (also known as Heartland Health Centers) that is an independent entity affiliated with Heartland Alliance for the purpose of contracting business services. Unlike the other entities, HIHC has its own separate financial statements and its own independently-elected governing body. Collectively, all of these entities may be referred to as “Heartland Alliance.” Heartland Alliance and each of its four related entities have independent Boards of Directors. Making up the total voting members referenced above, Heartland Alliance and Heartland Alliance International have 28 board members, Heartland Human Care Services has 19 board members, Heartland Health Outreach has 21 board members, and Heartland Housing has 14 board members. The directors of all entities are elected by the Heartland Alliance Board of Directors. The Boards of all entities meet together twice annually, in addition to three separate board meetings of each entity. Therefore, there are a total of 5 board meetings for each board annually.