ABOUT CEAI

Founded In 2006

CEAI is for everyone who works in healthcare technology management. No matter where you are in your career: a seasoned professional, student, or new to the HTM community. Learn from industry experts and thought leaders who will discuss every major issue facing the field. Network with other and sharing best practices to improve patient safety and control costs.

 

 

OUR MISSION

 

Our mission is to promote corporation education, formal/informal exchanges of ideas and technical information related to clinical engineering to assure better patient care and reliable maintenance operation and application of clinical equipment.

CEAI’s membership is composed of Clinical Engineers, Biomeds, Consultants and other individuals who maintain a focus on healthcare technology management and medical equipment maintenance and support.

 

MEET THE TEAM

Leslie McGovern

president

Clinical Engineering Site Director with Sodexo, serving at Northwest Community Healthcare in the Suburbs of Chicago. She has over 15 years’ experience in Healthcare Technology Management.

Greg Czajka

VICE PRESIDENT

Greg is the Clinical Engineering Manager at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.  He has been in the HTM field for over 14 years and participated in the CEAI for 10 years.

JOSE NUNEZ

TREASURER

Jose is a Technician with Advocate Aurora Health. He has over 24 years experience in the HTM field and has assisted with the education committee for many years.

Rachel Homier

Secretary

Rachel is a District Sales Manager at J2S Medical.  She has been volunteering with CEAI for the past three years.

                  

               

 

Al Moretti

Founder, Scholarship Chair

Alan has been in the Clinical Engineering industry for 29+ years having served directly in the academic, governmental and community hospital settings. Alan’s career has spanned from imaging/biomedical engineer to Director of Clinical Engineering. 

 

Gary Barkov

Executive Trustee

Clinical Engineering / Healthcare Technology Management Vice President – Advocate Aurora Health.

Chris Bryant

Education Committee Member

Chris Bryant is part of the scholarship committee, and is the go-to for the logistics of the conference.

Steven Vanderzee

Former President

Steve was the VP for Advocate Healthcare Technology Management. He has been in the Clinical Engineering field for over 30 years.

                  

                  

                  

 

                  

 

Past Leadership

2017 – 2019

Gary Barkov

president

Lijo George

VICE PRESIDENT

jose nunez

TREASURER

nikki malloe

Secretary

2013 – 2017

suraj s. soudagar

president

gary barkov

VICE PRESIDENT

alex popivoda

TREASURER

lijo george

Secretary

2011 – 2013

steve vanderzee

president

suraj s. soudagar

VICE PRESIDENT

lijo george

TREASURER

rich soden

Secretary

2009 – 2011

alan moretti

president

steve vanderzee

VICE PRESIDENT

sudhakar nagavalli

TREASURER

suraj s. soudagar

Secretary

2007 – 2009

alan moretti

president

steve vanderzee

VICE PRESIDENT

sudhakar nagavalli

TREASURER

laurie wagner

Secretary

Founding Members

 

alan moretti

Founder

Joe Bandra

Founder

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