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Four New Governors Elected to ACHE Board

CHICAGO, March 9, 2013—Four healthcare leaders have been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives: Kathleen A. Bizarro, FACHE, Michael A. King, FACHE, Marcel C. Loh, FACHE, and Andrea R. Price, FACHE. They took office today at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE’s 56th Congress on Healthcare Leadership. The new governors will serve a three-year term representing ACHE members on ACHE’s Board of Governors, the authority that oversees ACHE operations and member services. All are board certified in healthcare management as ACHE Fellows.

Bizarro is executive vice president of federal relations, New Hampshire Hospital Association, Concord. She served as the ACHE Regent for New Hampshire from 2006 to 2009.

King is president and CEO, Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, W.Va. He served as the ACHE Regent for West Virginia from 2010 to 2013.

Loh is chief executive, Swedish Suburban Hospitals and Affiliates, Swedish Health Services, Seattle. He served as the ACHE Regent for Washington from 2007 to 2010.

Price is president and CEO, Mercy–Northern Region, Toledo, Ohio. She served on the ACHE Board of Governors from 2003 to 2006 and as the ACHE Regent-at-Large for District Four from 2001 to 2003.

For more information on ACHE’s Board members, visit www.ache.org/LDRSHIP/board.cfm.

About the American College of Healthcare Executives

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,500 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses.

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American College of Healthcare Executives
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