William M. Jennings, president and chief executive officer of Bridgeport Hospital and executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives. The Council of Regents serves as the vital link between ACHE and members by approving governance and membership regulations as well as promoting ACHE programs, services and activities within their respective areas.
Jennings will take office at the Council of Regents meeting March 9, 2013, during ACHE’s 56th Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago. As a Regent, Jennings will represent ACHE’s membership in Connecticut.
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 35,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE’s established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level.