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SHS Board of Directors 2016-2017

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President 2016-2017
Joyce T. Siegele
Productivity Improvement Manager
Northside Hospital
Atlanta, GA

Immediate past president 2016-2017
Amanda Mewborn
Piedmont Healthcare
Executive Director/Project Management Office
Atlanta, GA

President-elect 2016-2017
Ashley Benedict, Ph.D.
Systems Redesign Coordinator
VA Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8)
St. Petersburg, FL

Director 2014-2017
Mary Ellen Skeens
Philips Healthcare
John's Creek, GA

Roque Perez-Velez
University of Florida Health
Senior Engineer
Gainesville, FL

Director 2015-2018
Karl Kraebber
Operations Manager - Transport Service Line
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, IN

Isaac Mitchell
Director, Lean Continuous Improvement
East Tennessee Children's Hospital
Knoxville, TN

Director 2016-2019
Evelyn Brown
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Lauren Todd
Senior Management Engineer
Intermountain Healthcare
Salt Lake City, UT  

Secretary (appointed 2016) 

Dean Athanassiades
Senior Director, Project Services
Philips Healthcare
Atlanta, GA

Treasurer (appointed 2016)
Rudy Santacroce
VP, Operational Excellence
RTKL Associates, Inc.
Dallas, TX

*SHS Conference 2017 Chairperson
Lauren Cooper
Capital Planner
Winston-Salem, NC 

IISE Staff Liaisons
Elaine Schwartz
Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
3577 Parkway Lane, Suite 200
Norcross, GA

*Non-voting members