Alan ButlerAlan Butler, president, International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
Alan Butler is senior vice-president, HealthCare Security for HSS Inc., a Denver, Colo.-based specialized services outsourcing firm. Butler has been a health-care security leader for over 30 years working in both proprietary and contract healthcare security operations. Today, he spends most of his time consulting with health-care organizations evaluating their health-care security programs against current challenges and community standards. He is a recognized expert on the prevention and mitigation of violence in health care and has spoken/written on the design and implementation of programs to proactively protect staff while maintaining a safe, healing environment. Butler holds a M.S. in Criminal Justice Management from Sam Houston State University and is the 2019 International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) President.