IAHTM Announces 2018 Board

The International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) has announced its board of directors for the new term, which began Jan. 1, 2018.

IAHTM is a nonprofit membership organization for healthcare laundry cooperatives that provides senior-level textile managers with resources and support to maximize their laundries’ efficiencies and control costs without compromising quality or patient focus.

Myles Noel is new IAHTM board President. Noel is CEO, Central Ohio Medical Textiles (COMTEX), Columbus, OH. Joining the board are Meredith Bowery, Executive Vice President, Virginia Hospital Laundry Inc., Richmond, VA; and Raymond Morel, Directeur General, Buanderie Centrale de Montreal Inc. Montreal QC. Leaving the board are Ed McCauley and Colin Lyons.

Other board members include:

1st Vice President: Mark Hoenemeyer, CEO, BayCare Services Inc., Clearwater, FL.

2nd Vice President: Nicole Grubich, Executive Director, West Michigan Shared Hospital Laundry, Grand Rapids, MI.

Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Seigel, GM, Kingston Regional Hospital Laundry Inc., Kingston, ON.

Past President: Rocco Romeo, CEO of HLS Linen Services Ottawa, ON.

U.S. Directors: Richard Bott, Supply Chain Services Director, Intermountain Healthcare, Woods Cross, UT; and Raymond A. Zolinski, Michigan Premier Laundry, Saginaw, MI.

Canadian Directors: Janice Desautels, Regional Director, WRHA Regional Laundry Services, Winnipeg, MB; Malcolm Pallos, GM, Cumberland Laundry, Cumberland, BC; and Terry Watters, Executive Director, Service New Brunswick, Saint John, NB.

Executive Director, Becky Miller, Columbus, OH.

Founded in 1969, the International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) is a nonprofit organization serving healthcare laundry cooperatives. IAHTM membership comprises experienced laundry executives serving 7,000 healthcare facilities in the USA and Canada. IAHTM members have access to training and education programs, benchmarking resources, peer information sharing and networking, and group purchasing power on textiles and chemicals.

NOTE: Not pictured in the image above: Meredith Bowery, Raymond Moral and Becky Miller.