♦ Advocate for health care needs in the Capital Area, especially in relation to access, cost, quality and lifestyles;

♦ Identify those health care issues that can be successfully addressed by bringing together the resources of CAHA members;

♦ Increase and diversify CAHA membership;

♦ Increase CAHA's visibility, presence and name recognition in the tri-county area to be a catalyst for health initiatives and a community health resource;

♦ Strengthen CAHA committees as a nexus of Alliance activities;

♦ Diversify revenue sources of the Alliance to increase access to external funding; and

♦ Enhance the administrative infrastructure of the Alliance.