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PC4HS Makes New Board Appointments at ISSA

October 29, 2012

PC4HS Makes New Board Appointments at ISSA

SPARKS, NV — The Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PC4HS) Consortium  - a national non-profit organization of facility professionals dedicated to helping its members produce healthy, high performance schools while protecting jobs in budget-constrained environments -  has announced the appointment  of Beth Risinger as PC4HS Interim Executive Director (Ex Officio) and Allen Rathey as Communications and Education Director (also Ex Officio).

The appointments were made at the annual Business Meeting of the PC4HS Consortium at McCormick Place in Chicago in connection with ISSA-INTERCLEAN North American on October 15th, 2012.

Beth B. Risinger is also CEO/Executive Director of the IEHA, Inc., Westerville, Ohio. Risinger has been with IEHA since 1987, and has over 40 years’ experience in society/association fields. Her primary areas of expertise are member services, public relations/image, marketing, conference/show development, seminar presentation and administration.

Risinger has been the recipient of many awards during her career as a manager in the non-profit sector. During her previous position with ASNT (American Society for Non-Destructive Testing), she was named the General Secretary for ASNT's World Conference, which involved the coordination of an international meeting involving more than 15 countries. She traveled internationally and extensively to coordinate events and develop positive interaction regarding education standards.

Beth has authored more than 100 articles that have appeared in publications such as Materials Evaluation, Executive Housekeeping Today, Meetings, Lodging, and Housekeeping Today. She has presented educational seminars on subjects such as marketing, benchmarking, listening, training the trainer, effective communication and many others. She is best known for her ability to provide member-based organizations value-added services with minimal staff and financial resources.

Allen P. Rathey is president of InstructionLink/JanTrain, Inc., Boise ID, a 30-year veteran of the cleaning industry who also serves as president of the Housekeeping Channel (HC), the Healthy House Institute (HHI) and the Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI).  He promotes healthy indoor environments, and writes and speaks on healthy cleaning, systems-thinking and other facility topics.

About Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools™ (PC4HS™)

Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools™ (PC4HS™) is a non-profit consortium with a mission of “schools helping schools.” The process optimizes efficiency, cleanliness, ease of deployment and health factors through a carefully designed and documented system tailored for K-12 school districts.