November 2012
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ACHE Leadership Development Model
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ACHE Resources for Strategic Planning
Chapters Recognized for Their Commitment to Diversity
Continuing the Legacy of a Leader
Pilot Projects Create Win-Win Partnerships in Diversity
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Regional Services Contacts
Desmond J. Ryan, FACHE, CAE
Associate Director
Phone: (312) 424-9325

Gerard J. Berish, CAE
Serves District 1 and 5
Regional Director
Phone: (312) 424-9323

Jennifer L. Connelly
Serves District 3 and 6
Regional Director
Phone: (312) 424-9328

Terra L. Levin, FACHE, CAE
Serves District 2 and 4
Regional Director
Phone: (312) 424-9329

Thom D. Freyer, FACHE, CAE
Vice President
Phone: (312) 424-9320
Chapters Recognized for Their Commitment to Diversity

At the Chapter Leaders Conference’s opening session, several chapters were recognized for their commitment to and success at improving the diversity of chapter leadership, the healthcare management community and the local healthcare system. The Regents-at-Large solicited nominations and supportive information from the Regents in their respective districts.

The criteria used by the Regents-at-Large for nominations included:

· The recipient must be a fully chartered chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives.

· The chapter actively demonstrates a commitment to and successful execution of significant diversity and inclusion efforts within their chapter, community and the healthcare management field.

· The chapter actively encourages and supports members of diverse communities to serve a leadership role within the chapter and ACHE.

Awards were presented by ACHE Chairman Gayle L. Capozzalo, FACHE, to:

District 1: Healthcare Executive Forum, Inc.

District 3: Greater Ohio Healthcare Leaders Forum

District 4: ACHE—Southeast Louisiana Chapter

District 5: Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum

(No chapter in District 2 received a nomination.)

Over the past year, these chapters increased awareness of diversity issues by offering a panel discussion education program or a statewide day-long symposium. Some made a concerted effort to increase the diversity of their board and committee members. Others formed a partnership with various affinity groups such as the Asian Health Care Leaders Association, the National Association of Health Services Executives, and the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives. Learn more about these chapters’ activities.


District 1 Regent-at-Large Cheray T. Burnett, FACHE;
Warren S. Marcus, PhD, president, Healthcare Executive
Forum, Inc.


Distrct 3 Regent-at-Large Kimber L. Wraalstad, FACHE;
Melissa A. Mackey, president, and Mark E. Holroyd, FACHE,
secretary, Greater Ohio Healthcare Leaders Forum


Naveed Awan, FACHE, president, ACHE-Southeast Louisiana 
Chapter; District 4 Regent-at-Large Mary F. Faria, PhD, FACHE


District 5 Regent-at-Large Mark J. Stevenson, FACHE;
Sandra L. Slater-Duncan, FACHE, and Kimbra C. Wells Metz, FACHE,
Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum;
Regent for Washington Gregg Agustin Davidson, FACHE


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