Camden Administrator Earns Fellow Status

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 11, 2007 – Southeast Georgia Health System Vice President, Administrator of the Camden Campus Howard Sepp Jr. was recently named a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Sepp oversees the System's Camden Campus, including Facilities, Laboratory Services, Rehabilitation Services, Patient Care Services, Supports Services, and System Services.

ACHE is an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year.

Sepp first became involved in ACHE as a student associate in 1978. He became certified in the organization with the Diplomate Credential (CHE) in 1985 after passing the required exams and completing the specified hours of continuing education. He was re-certified twice after completing additional education and community involvement before earning the Fellowship credential in July 2007 after passing the Board of Governors Examination in Healthcare Management and other requirements.

Sepp holds a BA in biology (pre-med) from Canisius College and a MBA (healthcare management) from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management. His extensive background in healthcare administration includes stints at Children's Hospital of Buffalo and the Health System Agency of Western New York, in Buffalo, New York, North Central Area Health Planning Association in Wausau, Wisconsin, The Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Methodist Evangelical Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky and Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, Ohio.

Sepp currently serves as a board member of the Camden County Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is the chairman of the Leadership Camden County planning committee and is a graduate of Leadership Camden County. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Camden County and is the district chairman of the Osprey District of the Okefenokee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of American. Additionally, Sepp is a member of the boards of Coastal Medical Access Project (CMAP) and the Advisory Board for the Georgia Center for Non-Profits. He is also a bishop of the Kingsland Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.