Teri Fontenot, FACHE, President and CEO of Woman’s Hospital, has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). She took office March 24 at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE's 61st Congress on Healthcare Leadership. As a Governor, she will serve a three-year term representing ACHE members on ACHE's Board of Governors, the authority that oversees ACHE operations and member services.
Fontenot is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow. She serves as a board member of the American Hospital Association's Health Forum, the Baton Rouge Health District and the Louisiana Hospital Association. In addition, she served as a chairman officer of the American Hospital Association from 2011 to 2013.
For more information on ACHE's Board members, visit www.ache.org/Leadership.
About the American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's mission is to advance its members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 78 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its vision of being the preeminent professional society for leaders dedicated to improving health. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs - including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants - and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management, including textbooks for college and university courses. For more information, visit www.ache.org.