ASHES Elects Two New Board Members

CHICAGO -- David A Roberson, CHESP and Tina Cermignano, CHESP, have been elected to the 2007 American Society of Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) national board  of directors. They will each serve for a three-year term and were elected by ASHES members.

Roberson, who is a vice president of environmental services brand management at Sodexho Health Care Services in Franklin, Tenn., has been an ASHES member since 1989 and currently  serves on the ASHES 2006 planning committee and the American Hospital Association (AHA) Certified  Healthcare Environmental Services Professional Program Committee.  His board experience includes service on the board of directors for the Safe Haven Family Shelter in Nashville. Roberson also has been a frequent facilitator and speaker at the ASHES annual conference. 

Cermignano is an operations manager at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and joined ASHES in 1986. She has served on the ASHES Scholarship and Publications Committees and as served as co-chair of the ASHES Recognition Committee for the past two years. She has more than 26 years in the healthcare support services industry, with 13 years in laundry and linen services, and 13 years in environmental services. She currently serves as an at-large board member for the Greater Philadelphia ASHES Affiliated society.

The terms are effective on January 1, 2007.

ASHES is the premier professional membership society for healthcare environmental services, housekeeping, waste management and textile care professionals. ASHES provides education, recognition for personal and professional achievements, national networking as well as affiliation and collaboration with the American Hospital Association on public policy and advocacy issues related to healthcare environmental services.

Source: ASHES