AHRMM Announces 2005 Election Results

September 24, 2004

-- The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) recently announced election results for its 2005 governing board. AHRMM members voted in a new president-elect and representatives for regions one, four, and five.


Robert H. Perry, MBA, FAHRMM, was elected AHRMM's 2005 president-elect.  Perry is the logistician team leader at TRICARE regional business office in
Fort Gordon, Ga. He has been a member of AHRMM for over 20 years and a fellow for 10 years. During this time, he has served on five AHRMM committees as well as AHRMMs board of directors. Perry brings with him over 30 years of materials management experience.


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.


Source: AHRMM