SHS Committee List*

Student Committee

Offers insights to students on healthcare industrial engineering careers including bios of members with successful careers, virtual webinars and mentoring programs. Guides the organization on activities and opportunities for student members. 
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com
Chair: Adam Schleis
Board Liaisons: Jordan Peck 

Young/Early Career Professionals Committee

Serves as a conduit to help student members transition to career professionals. Creates a networking opportunity including mentoring and webinars. Guides the organization on activities and opportunities for young professional and early career members.  
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com
Chair: Cody Hall  
Board Liaisons: Liz Gentry  

Experienced Professionals

Ensures effective processes related to the Diplomate program. Guides the organization on activities and opportunities for experienced professional members.
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com    
Chair: John Elliott  
Board Liaison: Tarun Mohan Lal  

Communications Committee

Actively engages members and non-members through social media and other forms of communication. Manages the monthly newsletter, improves the organizational brand, and creates consistent messaging.  
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com
Chair: Todd Banks  
Board Liaison: Lauren Cooper  

Conference Committee

Plans and coordinates the annual Society for Health Systems Conference – Healthcare Systems Process Improvement (HSPI) Conference. HSPI is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and concepts such as lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation and project management.
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com  
Chair: Eddie Perez-Ruberte  
Board Liaison: Laura Silvoy  

Education Committee

Supports the educational webinars focused on relevant and timely topics that are important to our members. Manages the Lean Coffee Events that connect Society for Health Systems members in local cities (i.e., Atlanta, Knoxville, Birmingham, etc.)
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com
Chairperson:  Brent Costa  
Board Liaison: Jarvis Gray 

Academics Committee

Connection between the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Annual Conference and the Society for Health Systems. Supports members who work in academia with relation to publications, research, mentorship and student involvement.  
Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com
Chair: Kai Yang
Board Liaisons: Evelyn Brown  

Awards Committee

Organizes the recognition of prominent SHS members, including Diplomates, annual awards, conference recognition and competitions.   

Committee Email: questions.shs@gmail.com 
Board Liaison: Lauren Todd

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