|David Olson, FACHE, Installed as ACHE Chair|
David A. Olson, FACHE, chief strategy
officer, Froedtert Health, Milwaukee, has assumed the office of chairman
of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Olson was installed
March 24 at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE’s 61st
Congress on Healthcare Leadership.
Olson received the gavel from ACHE’s
outgoing Chairman, Charles D. “Chuck” Stokes, FACHE, president/CEO,
Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston. As chairman, Olson will serve
the second part of a three-year term in ACHE’s consecutive chairmanship
offices: Chairman-Elect, Chairman and Immediate Past Chairman.
Board certified in health care
management as an ACHE Fellow, Olson served on the ACHE Board of
Governors as governor from 2014 to 2017, and as the ACHE regent for
Wisconsin from 2004 to 2007. In 2001, Olson was awarded ACHE’s Robert S.
Hudgens Memorial Award for Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. In
addition to his service to ACHE, Olson served on the Wisconsin Hospital
Association board of directors from 2003 to 2013, and in 2010 he served
as the organization’s chair.