Robert H. Perry, MBA, FAHRMM, was elected AHRMM's 2005 president-elect. Perry is the logistician team leader at TRICARE regional business office in
The president-elect serves on the AHRMM Executive Committee, the National Nominating Committee, and is responsible for management of the strategic plan and budget. The president-elect also assumes the duties of the president in his or her absence.
Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and all foreign countries not represented by other regions) will be represented by David S. Kaczmarek, CMRP, FAHRMM, vice president at The McFaul & Lyons Group, Derry, N.H.
Region 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and the Caribbean Islands) will be represented by Jay M. Kirkpatrick, CMRP, supply chain officer at HCA MidAmerica, Nashville, Tenn.
William P. Stitt, CMRP, FAHRMM, director of materials services at Reid Hospital and Healthcare Services, Richmond, Ind., will be the Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin) representative.
The new officers will begin their terms on Jan. 1, 2005. For complete information on the newly elected officials, visit http://www.ahrmm.org/ahrmm/aboutus/ahrmm_board_elections_2004_results.html.
The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management is the leading national association for executives in the healthcare resource and materials management profession. A personal membership group of the American Hospital Association, the AHRMM serves more than 3,400 active members. Founded in 1962, AHRMM prepares its members to contribute to the field and advance the profession through networking, education, recognition, and advocacy.