BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 13, 2012– Stanford “Tripp” Stephens
III, facilities manager for the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick
Campus, was recently selected by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering
(ASHE) to receive the Emerging Regional Leader Award. This prominent national
award recognizes 10 exceptional individuals, one from each ASHE region,
for their exemplary leadership skills and their commitment to the field
of health care facility management through their local and/or national
involvement with ASHE. Stephens will receive recognition for his achievements
during a special presentation at the Opening Session of the 49th Annual
Conference and Technical Exhibition, in San Antonio, Texas, on Monday,
July 16, 2012.
Stephens, who is also president-elect of the Georgia Society for Healthcare
Engineers, has been a member of ASHE for five years. The Georgia Society
for Healthcare Engineers serves as a resource for advancing the professionalism
of engineering and safety in health care institutions. The group also
provides activities for its members to develop skills in health care engineering
and in the administration of professional responsibilities.
Stephens earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from
Georgia Southwestern State University. He is a certified health care facilities
manager with the American Hospital Association and has an unrestricted
state electrical license. Stephens joined the Health System in late 2009.