Ken Albert is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice. Prior to his appointment in June of 2016, Ken served as the Director and Chief Operating Office of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Director for the Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services within the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. Before joining the Department in March 2012, Ken practiced law for several years in Maine specializing in health law, professional licensing, and regulatory and compliance law.Ken’s background is rich in medical experience, including seventeen years as a Registered Nurse practicing in emergency and intensive care settings. In that time, Ken served as Director of Emergency Services at Central Maine Medical Center, as the Administrator of the affiliated Occupational Health Center, and as the Site Manager for LifeFlight of Maine. Additionally, Ken spent five years as a traveling critical care nurse working in metropolitan, rural and tribal communities across the United States. He also served for several years as an adjunct faculty member at New England College where he taught Legal Issues in Health Care Administration.Ken was elected to the National Association for Home Care & Hospice in 2019 and again in 2021, where he now serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. In addition to his service with NAHC, Ken is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Maine College of Health Professions.