WHA Announces New Vice President of Workforce and Clinical Practice

April 07, 2017

 Ann Zenk, RN, MHA, has joined the WHA staff as vice president, workforce and clinical practice. Zenk brings more than 30 years of experience to the position, most recently serving as vice president patient care services with Ministry Sacred Heart-Saint Mary’s Hospitals--a part of Ascension--since 1991. Zenk will start June 5, 2017.

Over her health care career, she has held a variety of roles, starting as a staff nurse and progressing to increasingly responsible roles in nursing leadership, quality improvement, risk management and utilization review.

"We are extremely pleased to have Ann join our team. Her extensive clinical knowledge combined with her nursing leadership and quality improvement experience adds depth to our team that will enhance our ability to develop workforce strategies that address key challenges facing our members," said WHA President/CEO Eric Borgerding. "In addition, Ann’s clinical experience will be an asset not only on our public policy work, but also to WHA’s quality improvement initiatives."

Zenk has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Viterbo University, and a Masters in Health Administration from Ohio University. She was a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Ministry and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality.

Contact Zenk at azenk@wha.org or 608-274-1820.

This story originally appeared in the April 07, 2017 edition of WHA Newsletter