Bonnie Michelman, Mass General

Bonnie Michelman

Executive Director of Police, Security and Outside Services

Massachusetts General Hospital

Michelman is the executive director of police, security and outside services at Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General) and for Mass General Brigham Corporation. Michelman has 30+ years of corporate security leadership experience, and in addition to her roles with Mass General and Mass General Brigham Corporation she serves as president of the board of International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) Foundation and is past president of the International Security Management Association, ASIS International and IAHSS. She is on the Regional Board of Directors for the Anti-Defamation League. She also serves on the advisory council for Hostage US. Under Michelman’s direction, Mass General won the Lindberg Bell Award for the nation’s finest health care security program in 1999, 2007 and 2018. Michelman was appointed in 2010 by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to the Homeland Security Advisory Council, holding that position until 2015, and chaired the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Faith-Based Security Advisory Committee. She has also been an advocate for increasing diversity within the security industry. Michelman holds an MBA from Bentley College, an M.S. in criminal justice from Northeastern University and a B.A. in government and sociology from Clark University, as well as the Certified Protection Professional and Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator certifications.


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