Nominations are now being accepted to determine who the next Society member will be to receive NEHES’ most distinguished award. The nomination deadline is August 1, 2013.
The seventeenth NEHES Engineer of the Year award will be presented to a NEHES Active member who has distinguished himself/herself in service to the Society and the healthcare engineering profession during the previous calendar year (2012).
Dave Dagenais, FASHE, CHSP, CHFM, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH, is a member of the 2012 ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering) Annual Conference Strategic Planning Group and served as a 2012 ASHE Annual Conference Planning Abstract Reviewer. Dave chairs the ASHE Advocacy Advisory Committee and serves as the Region 1 Director on the ASHE Board of Directors. He also serves NEHES as a Liaison to ASHE and NFPA as well as Advocacy co-chair. He is the immediate Past President of NEHES.
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has selected Jona Roberts, CHFM, the Engineering Manager at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, as the 2012 Emerging Regional Leader from ASHE’s Region 1.