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Published On 7/20/2022
Welcome New and Returning CCSA Board of Directors
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Published On 3/16/2022
36th Annual Conference & Vendor Exhibit
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Published On 12/24/2021
Virtual Leadership Event
Saturday, January 15, 2021
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Published On 11/2/2021
IAHCSMM Awards won by CCSA

2021
Large Chapter of the Year Award
2017
Large Chapter of the Year Award
2010
Large Chapter of the Year Award
2008
Large Chapter of the Year Award
2006
Chapter Recognition Award
2005
Large Chapter of the Year Award Runner-Up
2004
Large Chapter of the Year Award Runner-Up
2003
Chapter Recognition Award
2002
Chapter Recognition Award
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Published On 8/4/2021
Casey Czarnowski, CCSA Education Coordinator Joins IAHCSMM Board of Directors

On July 2, the IAHCSMM Board of Directors appointed Casey Czarnowski, BA, CRCST, CSPDT, CIS, CER, Interventional Platform Educator for Stanford Health and CCSA Education Coordinator, to fill the vacancy of a former Board member who is no longer eligible to serve. Welcome to the Board, Casey, and thank you for your commitment to serve!
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Published On 7/13/2021
IAHCSMM Membership Votes to Change Association’s Name to Healthcare Sterile Processing Association

From June 22-July 12, 2021, members of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) cast their votes regarding the proposed name change from IAHCSMM to the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA), along with the tagline “Professionals Instrumental to Patient Safety.”

Upon reviewing the certified results from the third-party voting service provider Survey & Ballot Systems, the Association’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that 82.3% of voting members voted in favor of the name change. A two-thirds “yes” vote by members who voted was needed for the name change to pass.

The switch from IAHCSMM to HSPA will officially take effect January 1, 2022. The Association will continue representing the profession internationally, and certification credentials will remain the same.
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Published On 11/8/2019
Association Monthly Update - November
By Casey Czarnowski
CCSA Region 1 Director
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Published On 5/2/2019
IAHCSMM Announces New Board Members

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) is pleased to announce the election results for seven Board of Directors positions.

Brian M. Reynolds, CRCST, CIS, CER, CHL, Assistant Chief of Sterile Processing Service for West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, has been elected as the Association's next President-Elect. He will serve consecutive one-year terms as President-Elect (2019-2020), President (2020-2021) and Past President (2021-2022). Reynolds previously served a one-year term on the IAHCSMM Board of Directors (2018-2019).

Joining Reynolds on the IAHCSMM Board are six Directors, three of whom will serve a one-year term and three who will serve a two-year term. The following Directors will serve a one-year term (2019-2020): Shawn M. Flynn, CRCST, CIS, CHL, Manager of Sterile Processing/OR Services for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif
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Published On 12/19/2018
Join CCSA’s VIP Text List to receive early information about our 2019 seminars and conference. Text CaliSPD to 31996 to join the list.
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Published On 5/18/2020
Association Monthly Update

By Casey Czarnowski
CCSA Region 1 Director

The California Central Service Association has been hunkering down during California’s shelter-in-place mandate, doing our best for the health of our community! As working healthcare professionals, we have been doing our part to care for our patients, too.

Our May 16, 2020 Regional Seminar & Vendor Exhibit at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center has been postponed to September 12, 2020. Our speakers are scheduled to be Ruben Perez from Intuitive Surgical, Cliff Russell from Steris Instrument Services, Harry Mullen of Central Sterilization Solutions sponsored by OneSource, and Bob Mars from Beyond Clean sponsored by Aesculap. This Seminar has been a popular destination for the Professionals of Southern California for many years, and this one promises to be great!

Our Annual Convention and Vendor Exhibit in Las Vegas originally scheduled for July 2020 has been rescheduled to June 2021. Information on this
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