ASHE Announces New Executive Director

CHICAGO—The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced its new executive director: Deanna Martin, MS, CAE, who has worked with ASHE for nine years, most recently as ASHE’s deputy executive director for operations. 

“Deanna is a respected leader within ASHE who will work tirelessly to build a better future for ASHE members and their organizations,” says Dale Woodin, CHFM, FASHE, AHA Vice President for Professional Membership Groups. “Her rapid rise within the organization over the past decade demonstrates the dedication, creativity and focus that ASHE deserves and requires.”

In her previous role, Martin managed ASHE’s day-to-day operations. She served on ASHE’s executive management team and worked closely with the ASHE Board, committees and team. 

“I am honored to lead ASHE as we continue working to optimize the health care physical environment,” said Martin, who is a Certified Association Executive. “I look forward to continue working with ASHE’s Board, our team and our dedicated members. We will remain focused on supporting our members with the information and resources they need to overcome the challenges we face today and in the future.”


About ASHE
ASHE is a professional membership group of the American Hospital Association. More than 12,500 members rely on ASHE as a key source of professional development, industry information and advocacy, including representation on key issues that affect their work in the physical health care environment. For more information about ASHE, contact 312-422-3800 or visit