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Former Indiana State Representative Kevin Mahan joins Community Health Network

For release on June 26, 2019

Mahan to oversee security, safety preparedness

Indianapolis, IN—Indiana State Representative Kevin Mahan has accepted the position of executive director, security and safety preparedness for Community Health Network. He will be responsible for the strategic vision and day-to-day operations of the Network’s security services, disaster planning, emergency preparedness efforts, and network valet services.

Kevin Mahan, executive director, security and safety preparednessMahan joins Community Health Network after spending the last nine years in the Indiana General Assembly. He served as chair of the House Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform, and as a member of the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code and the House Committee on Insurance. 

In his new role at Community, Mahan will lead the ongoing assessment of network-wide security needs for more than 200 sites of care. He will oversee development of policies and processes to ensure the safety and security of network patients, visitors, caregivers, and assets. 

As a state representative, Mahan authored laws promoting government efficiency, oversite and transparency. He also authored a law allowing emergency medical technicians to administer epinephrine through a pre-loaded syringe or by loading their own syringes. 

This session he authored “Josslyn’s Law,” which establishes the Sepsis Treatment Guideline Task Force and sets statewide protocol guidelines to screen patients for sepsis at all health care facilities.

Prior to his years in the General Assembly, Mahan served as a patrolman for the Hartford City Police Department and as Blackford County Sheriff. During his service, he built a new police and regulatory agency for the Indiana Gaming Association. 

A State Farm insurance agent since 2007, Mahan received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. He has resigned from the House of Representatives and will begin his role with Community August 12.

About Community Health Network
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Community Health Network has been deeply committed to the communities it serves since opening its first hospital, Community Hospital East, in 1956. Now with more than 16,000 caregivers and 200 sites of care, Community Health Network puts patients first while offering a full continuum of healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination in central Indiana. For more information about Community Health Network, please visit eCommunity.com.

Kris Kirschner, Director Corporate Communications, Community Health Network
Kris Kirschner
Director, Corporate Communications