alanButlerHSS would like to CONGRATULATE Mr. Alan Butler, Vice-President of Operations – Central Region for his recent election to the 2016 IAHSS Board of Directors. He will be serving as the Vice-President and Treasurer for the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety for a two-year term. Alan has been an integral member of the healthcare security industry and was up against some very prestigious and enviable competition. Alan’s appointment was well-earned and no doubt a reflection of his 25+ years of experience in the healthcare security sector. When asked about his recent appointment, Butler replied “IAHSS has given me a lot throughout my career, from professional direction to the incredible network of colleagues I have met through this organization. It seemed like it was time to give back – to be involved at a level that has influence of the future direction of the Healthcare Security profession. I am honored and proud to join this team.”

Butler is board certified in security management, holding the Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) designation. He is a frequent speaker and presenter on many healthcare security issues as well as a member of IAHSS and ASIS. He is looked to as a leader in healthcare security and has addressed the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, the Emergency Nurses’ Association, and the American College of Emergency Physicians on numerous occasions as a valued keynote speaker. His partnership with IAHSS has been extensive over the years and he has provided his expertise – even writing chapters for the IAHSS Supervisor Manual. Alan’s success is a reflection of his commitment and dedication to this industry. We are honored and proud to have him represent HSS on this very prominent Board of Directors.

Congratulations and much success to you, Alan!