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Long Island Association for Central Service

About Us:

Our Association's members are Central Service practitioners who perform duties on one or more functional areas of materiel management, supply processing and distribution. Most environments include the technical functions of reprocessing, decontamination, disinfection, preparation, packaging, sterilization and distribution. The body of knowledge associated with these highly technical functions is referred to as Central Service Technology. We're based on Long Island, New York.




Karen Hinken-Orehek, CRCST
SPD DIrector
St. Francis Hospital
Roslyn, NY

Board of Directors:


Karen Hinken-Orehek
St. Francis Hospital


Harold Elizee
Nufound Knowledge, Inc.


Larry Guittard
Elmhurst Hospital


Melody Traversi

Past President:

Kevin Durnan
St. Francis Hospital


Don Gordon
Healthmark Industries

Director Ex-Officio:

Raj Varughese
St. Francis Hospital


Upcoming Meetings:

Please watch this space for more exciting upcoming LIACS events. And, don't forget to check out Our Meeting Calendar.

28 Apr 2021;
06:00PM - 07:00PM
WNY Association Virtual Meeting
12 May 2021;
06:00PM - 07:00PM
WNY Association Virtual Meeting

Contact the Long Island Chapter Board:

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This commitment to advancing Sterile Processing knowledge, skill sets and professionalism is why over 37,000 members and certificants rely on IAHCSMM to keep them sharp, focused and abreast of the very latest standards, best practices and technological advancements impacting the SP profession.