Kenneth E. Alexander
Vice President of Member Services
and Quality Improvement
Ken is the Vice President of Member Services and Quality Improvement. His responsibilities include leading the LHA’s quality, emergency preparedness and education departments; and leading several of LHA’s member groups, including rural, rehab, LTAC, human resources and quality. He also serves as a registered lobbyist and supports the LHA’s advocacy agenda, assisting in state and national healthcare policy development.
He has served as an adjunct faculty member for the LSU Health Science Center Graduate School of Public Health, Health Policy and Systems Management Department. He also serves on several boards for a variety of healthcare-related organizations and is a member of the national selection committee for the prestigious American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Award. He speaks extensively on statewide and national platforms regarding healthcare, quality and patient safety, organizational culture, and teamwork.
Prior to joining the LHA he worked as a CEO in both acute and post-acute hospitals. He started his career as a medical specialist in the U.S. Army and then he became a registered respiratory therapist working in a variety of staff, supervisory and management roles.