ALM Welcomes New Board Members


RICHMOND, KY – The Association for Linen Management (ALM) announced the appointment of three industry professionals to its board of directors.

James Mangini, RLLD, Director of Linen Services for Maine Medical Center Linen Services has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of Sr. Vice President vacated by Cindy Molko, CLLM, RLLD, Director of Linen and Central Services at Mayo Clinic following her election as president. Molko has also appointed two new Directors, Kathy Harris, CLLM, RLLD, Laundry Manager, Sea Island Laundry and Janice Larson, CLLM, Vice-President Clinical Resources & Consulting, Encompass Group, LLC.

“All three bring a wealth of knowledge and influence. We are fortunate to have their expertise, talent and energy at our Board of Directors table as we continue to strengthen our goal of advancing excellence in the textile care industry,” says Molko.

thumbnail_Janice Larson_Encompass - Copy“I have worked closely with ALM over the last twenty-plus years, both delivering and receiving valuable education about the linen industry. ALM’s knowledge and expertise in the textile related clinical and healthcare policy has grown impressively over the past few years, and I am proud to serve on the board of directors and help the organization continue to thrive” says Larson.

thumbnail_Kathy Harris FullSizeRender 072116“I have been involved with ALM for the past 17 years, and serving on the Board is just one more way to serve this great association. As Laundry Manager for Sea Island Company, I look forward to sharing my years of hospitality laundry experience, and I’m excited to make contributions for continued growth in advancing excellence in the textile care industry,” says Harris.

thumbnail_James Mangini FullSizeRender (019) 072116“For the past 12 years I have been actively involved with ALM and benefited from its aspects. Whether it is the education or networking, it has allowed me to prosper in my professional career. I am excited to have the opportunity to serve the members of ALM and help give back to this great organization in the years to come,” says Mangini.

The three new board members will be joining returning board members Nathan Rivers, CLLM, RLLD, Environmental Protection Specialist, C.W. Bill Young VA Healthcare System, ALM vice-president; Shane Woodson, RLLD, General Manager/Director, SourceAmerica, ALM secretary; Richard Bott, RLLD, General Manager, Intermountain Central Laundry, ALM treasurer; Randy Wendland, CLLM, ABM Healthcare Support Services, immediate past president; and President Molko.

“I am truly honored by the confidence the ALM membership has expressed in me and I am very excited to help guide the association,” said Molko. “I would first like to express my thanks to outgoing President, Randy Wendland, CLLM. Randy provided the association with good sound leadership and is credited for making ALM the go-to organization for education and training opportunities in the laundry industry.”