Chapter Quarterly Newsletter December 2017
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ACHE of Iowa President Message
Regent Message
Message from Your ACHE Regent
Member News
New Member Spotlight
Save the Date Events
Upcoming ACHE of Iowa Events!
Board of Governors Exam
Take Your Career to the Next Level
Other News
Updated ACHE of Iowa Board Roster
Call For Volunteers
National News
Bring Out the Most in Your Employees: 10 Tips for Managers
Ransomware Tops List of Health Technology Safety Hazards
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Chapter Officers

ACHE Regent

David H. Hickman, FACHE

(515) 358-8024



Tim Ahlers, FACHE

(563) 589-2522  


Immediate Past President

Michelle Niermann, FACHE

(319) 369-8873 

President Elect/Treasurer

Tom Mulrooney, FACHE

(515) 241-4027






ACHE Representative

Tammy G. Dillard-Steels, CAE 

(312) 424-9328 

Save the Date Events
Upcoming ACHE of Iowa Events!

Please join ACHE of Iowa on December 14 for Leading into an Unknowable Future: Creating a Committed Workforce.


Program:  Attendees will watch a 25 minute video presented featuring ACHE Faculty member Michael Frisina on the topic of Leading into an Unknowable Future: Creating a Committed Workforce.  This will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with the panel members. 


Topics for Discussion:


·         How individual leader behavior is tied to organizational performance


·         The importance of your staff’s emotional connection to you as a leader


·         Strategies for creating a committed workforce


·         Effective practices of successful organizations 





Mikaela Gehring, Chief Operating Officer, Compass Memorial Healthcare



Barry Goettsch, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Compass Memorial Healthcare

Scott Kallemeyn, FACHE, Executive Director, Cedar Rapids Surgery Center

Rachel Trevizo, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Services, MediRevv


Event Schedule:

7:30 – 8:00AM: Registration

8:00 – 8:30AM: Introductions and video presented by Michael Frisina

8:30 – 9:30AM: Panel Discussion and Q&A


Location: UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital, 1026 A Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA (maps attached)

Room: 163 (1st Floor of St. Luke’s)

Parking: Attendees can park in the A Ave Parking Ramp located in front of the hospital.  Please see the attached campus map for location of A Ave Parking Ramp and the attached map of the first floor of St. Luke’s for the location of Room 163.

Registration: Please register for the event at 

This program has been developed and is presented locally by ACHE of Iowa. The American College of Healthcare Executives has awarded 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits to this program.

To receive credit, your name MUST appear on the Sign-In Sheet. 




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