The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has elected two new members to its board of directors. They are Jeffrey Courey, chief operating officer of George Courey, the North American linen wholesaler; and Linda McCurdy, president and chief executive officer of K-Bro Linen Systems, Canada's largest provider of healthcare and hospitality laundry and linen services.

Three current board members, Joan Blanchard, Philip Sharp and Bradley Bushman have been re-elected to new terms. Terms are for three years, effective 1 January 2017.

HLAC is the nonprofit organisation that inspects and accredits laundries processing textiles for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.