Board Election Results

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Posted Jun 24, 2012

Congratulations to Ralf Salke, BSN, CCHP-A, who will serve a three-year term on the CCHP board of trustees. His term will begin in 2013. Salke has 25 years of correctional health care experience and currently is vice president of operations for Corizon, Jefferson City, MO.

His candidate statement:

I am honored for this nomination as a CCHP Trustee. I have over 25 years of Correctional Healthcare experience in the state and private setting. I also have 12 years of military service in the Medical Service Corps and the Military Police Corps as a former officer in the United States Army Reserve. I have served on the ACHP Board since 2003 in several capacities as Treasurer, Chair and Past Chair. If elected, I would work towards improving the CCHP exam development, scoring of the CCHP / CCHP-A examinations and making it more responsive to the needs of the correctional health environment. I am very familiar with the healthcare operations in both prisons and jails around the United States. I would very much like to offer my experiences to the CCHP programs and for its continued development in the correctional industry. I know I can make a difference. I sincerely thank you for your consideration.