AHE Announces 2022-2024 Advisory Board Leadership

The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) today announced the elected officers and named the members of the At Large Advisory Board.

Rock Jensen, President

Administrative Director of Support Services, Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma, Arizona. With over 20 years of experience, Jensen has worked in both in-house operations and outsourced management organizations as well as a senior consultant, with expertise in EVS, laundry, patient transport, catering, facility and grounds management and security. He has worked extensively as an AHE subject matter expert and is the author of the AHE Staffing Methodologies and Standards for Environmental Health Care Services.

Marci Butts, MBA, BHA – President-Elect

Manager, Support Services. Mercy West Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. Marci has over ten years of experience in acute care environmental and support services. She has served on various hospital committees including: Care Environment, Infection Control, Process Improvement, United Way, Planning & Construction, and Regulatory Readiness. An active member of the AHE, Marci has participated in or chaired several AHE committees, including the Advisory Board, Exchange Planning, Nominating, Awards and Recognition. Ms. Butts’ term is for two years and will become president in 2024.

Michael Lamoreaux, CHESP, T-CHEST

System Director, Intermountain Healthcare, Spanish Fork Utah. Michael has worked in environmental services for over 20 years and has held a management position for 17 years. As System Director, Michael oversees EVS teams at 25 hospitals and 275 clinics. Michael has served on the AHE Advisory Board, Exchange Planning Committee, and participated in the CHESP Paper Writing Committee for the AHA Certification Center.

Jane G Martin, RN, CIC, T-CHEST, T-CSCT

Director, EVS Programs, Geisinger Health, Pittston, Pennsylvania. Jane is responsible for educating and training staff, overseeing commercial cleaning and pest control contracts, managing policies and researching industry standards. Jane was the AHE subject matter expert for the development of the Certified Surgical Cleaning Technician program and was a reviewer for the AHE Examination and Recognition Seal.

Chris Shirley, MPA

Director of Support Services, Utah Health, University of Utah Hospital. Chris has been with Utah Health since 1999, where he worked in patient access services, financial counseling and bed control. In addition to environmental services, he oversees valet services, the hospital’s gift shop, laundry, and patient transportation. He and his wife Kate have six children, and in his spare time he enjoys running long distances and making classic films and literature.

Scott Thornton, CHESP, T-CHEST, T-CSCT

Regional Director of EVS Operations, TouchPoint Support Services, Driftwood, TX. Scott has over 14 years of experience in contract and in-house healthcare environmental services programs. An active member of the AHE, he served as the AHE subject matter expert for the development of the Value Based Product Evaluation and Implementation (VPEI) program, participated in the Strategic Planning, AHE conference planning, education and knowledge as well as the industry advisory committee. Intervention force. Scott is in his second term on the advisory board.

Randy Vorland, CHESP, CMIP, T-CHEST

Director, EVS, MercyOne, Northeast Iowa, Waterloo, Iowa. Randy has nearly 40 years of experience leading EVS healthcare in acute and long-term care. An active member of the AHE, he served on the AHE Exchange Planning Committee, the 2021 Nominating Committee, and served as a Board Member and Officer of the Greater Midwest AHE Chapter.

Three-year terms for Advisory Board members began January 1, 2022

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