CHICAGO, August 22, 2011
– During the ASHE 48th Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition, Kenneth Neil Wagner, CHFM, with Heritage Valley Health System, in Sewickley, PA, was recognized as an Emerging Regional Leader Award recipient. This influential award is presented to one ASHE member from each of ASHE’s ten geographic regions for their leadership and accomplishments in the field of healthcare engineering and facilities management.
A member of ASHE since 2008, Kenneth is actively involved with his ASHE local chapter, the Pennsylvania Society for Health Facility Engineering, helping to enhance the field of healthcare facilities management. His work ethic, dependability and common sense approach to handling and solving problems demonstrates their commitment to the profession and to the Society. As a recipient of this years’ award, Kenneth will be invited to attend ASHE’s annual leadership training program and to serve as a volunteer on selected ASHE committees/taskforce which will significantly impact the future of ASHE.
“It is an honor to recognize Kenneth for his commitment to the field with this award,” said ASHE President, George (Skip) Smith, CHFM, SASHE. “He exemplifies outstanding leadership qualities and shows a true commitment to our profession and will continue to be instrumental in helping ASHE grow as an organization,” he added.
ASHE is a personal membership group of the AHA. More than 10,000 members count ASHE as a key source of professional development, advocacy, and representation of key issues that affect their work in the physical health care environment. For more information about ASHE contact 312-422-3800 or go to www.ashe.org