Your cart is currently empty.

Your cart is currently empty.

Return To Shop

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.

STEVE HERNANDEZ
VICE PRESIDENT

Steve has been in the Clinical Engineering Industry for 16+ years and proud of his years of service at Advocate and Northshore Health Systems. His current role at Trimedx as a CE CYBER Manager has allowed him to be on the forefront of today’s healthcare cyber security needs.

RACHEL HOMIER
SECRETARY

Account Executive at J2S Medical and has been volunteering with CEAI for two years.

GREG CZAJKA
TREASURER

Greg is a Clinical Engineering Supervisor at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.  He has been in the HTM field for over 12 years and participated in the CEAI for 10 years.

GARY BARKOV
EXECUTIVE TRUSTEE

Clinical Engineering / Healthcare Technology Management Director – Advocate Aurora Health.

 

STEVEN VANDERZEE, CBET
FORMER PRESIDENT

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

ALAN MORETTI
SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR, FORMER PRESIDENT

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. Alan currently serves today at the Vice President and Senior Advisor level with Renovo Solutions LLC, Santa Ana, CA.

CHRISTOPHER BRYANT CBET, BSTM
EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBER

Chris Bryant is part of the scholarship committee, and is the go-to for the logistics of the conference. This is his 10th year with the CEAI, and quite the collection of conference shirts that he wears proudly.
Chris Has been with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs for 16 years. First the VA in North Chicago, and then he was part of the merger team for the Lovell Federal Health Care Center with the Dept. Of Defense.
Chris is an Imaging Engineer for the VA- specializing in Nuclear Medicine Modalities.
He is also a proud member of the Coast Guard Reserve and is celebrating his 25th year with the Coast Guard.

Rachel Homier
Public Relations & Marketing

Past Leadership

2017-2019

Gary Barkov
President

Lijo George
Vice President

Nikki Malloe
Secretary

Jose Nunez
Treasurer

2013-2017

Suraj S. Soudagar
President

Gary Barkov
Vice President

Lijo George
Secretary

Alex Popivoda
Treasurer

2011-2013

Steve Vanderzee
President

Suraj S. Soudagar
Vice President

Rich Soden
Secretary

Lijo George
TREASURER

2009-2011

Alan Morettii
President

Steve Vanderzee
Vice President

Suraj S. Soudagar
Secretary

Sudhakar Nagavalli
Treasurer

2007-2009

Alan Morettii
President

Steve Vanderzee
Vice President

Laurie Wagner
Secretary

Sudhakar Nagavalli
Treasurer

Founding Members

Al Moretti

Joe Bandra

Featured Publication

Appreciation

Appreciation

Suraj Soudagar

We appreciate Suraj Soudagar for his service as the President from 2013-2017  
Appreciation

George Mills Tribute

George Mills served 13 years as the director of engineering at The Joint Commission…
Appreciation

Alan Moretti

We appreciate Alan for his service as the founding member & President from 2007-2011.
Appreciation

Steve Vanderzee

We appreciate Steve Vanderzee for serving as the Vice President & President from 2007…
Appreciation

Richard Soden

We thank Richard Soden for his service as the secretary from 2011-2014.