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ACHE 2008 Chapter of Merit GAHE, the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives, was founded in 1982 as a professional healthcare administrators group and formalized its affiliation with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) in 1991. GAHE represents a broad range of healthcare professionals, executives, consultants and the faculty and students of healthcare administration programs. We are committed to providing timely, relevant educational programs, a forum for professional exchange, and a network for career development.

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2014 Officers and Board of Directors elected-- A BIG THANK YOU to our board members who served in 2013! The following Officers and Board of Directors for 2014 were elected at the November 13, 2013 Annual Meeting:
President: Jerry J. K. Tillery, FACHE
Vice-President: Jay Dennard, FACHE
Treasurer: Sydney Smith-Rikard, FACHE
Secretary: Chris Beck
Immediate Past President: Allyson Bonner Keller, FACHE
At-Large Board Member: Bruce A. Abdul
At-Large Board Member: Carlton A. DeVooght, FACHE
At-Large Board Member: Matt Jernigan
At-Large Board Member: Asbury Stembridge, FACHE
Regent - Georgia Region: Glenn Pearson, FACHE

Congratulations to ACHE/GAHE Georgia Region Award winners presented at the November 13, 2013 Joint Breakfast:
- Senior Career Healthcare Executive Award: Reynold J. Jennings, FACHE and Andrew T. Sumner, ScD, FACHE
- Regent's Healthcare Executive Award: Allyson Bonner Keller, FACHE

Congratulations to our GAHE members who received the following awards at our annual Dinner with the Chair of ACHE on August 22, 2013 --
- Glenn Pearson, FACHE - ACHE Distinguished Service Award (2 Star)
- Larry Sanders, LFACHE - ACHE Distinguished Service Award (2 Star)
- Allyson Bonner Keller, FACHE - ACHE Service Award (1 Star)

Thank you to our sponsors for 2013: Thank you to Signature Event sponsor CDH PARTNERS, Inc., and Meeting Sponsors HKS Architects, Trane Healthcare, Ackerman Medical and CDH PARTNERS, Inc. For information about joining in support of GAHE, go to Sponsors...

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