Past Meetings


FHEA 54th Annual Meeting and Trade Show
October 17-19, 2016
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

"Sustainable Designs in OR Ceilings" Scott Hodsden, VP, Walters Healthcare Resources

"Infection Prevention Considerations in Healthcare Design, Construction & Maintenance" James (JJ) Jenkins, CIH, CEO, Lead Trainer, The Construction Infection Control Training Institute For additional info please email: JJ Jenkins

"Success Story: Hospital saves more than $5 million through commissioning and automation" Mark Dykes, Energy Manager, and Bobby Baird, CHFM, CHSP, CHE, Director Facility Operations, UF Health

"Proposed Joint Commission EC & LS Standards Revisions for 2016/2017 and CMS COP Updates" Jack Waisblat, President, JT Service Contractor Corp.

"2016 ASHE Update" Robert Huffman, CHEP, ASHE Region 4 Director

FHEA 32nd Spring Meeting
May 5-6, 2016
Clearwater Beach Hilton

Airing it Out – Ventilation Compliance” Wayne Klingelsmith, FASHE, CHFM, MBA, Principal MSL Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

ASHRAE 188 - Legionella Control & Healthcare Facilities Management” Mark Strudwick, Mike Dodson, BDM Garratt Callahan Company

“The Role IoT will play in the Facility of the Future” Andy Marsh, Global Solution Architect, Blue Pillar

Retro-Commissioning Taboo: The Ugly Truth of Savings Degradation and What to do About It” Lindsey Brackett, Ashley Roberts, Principals, TME Scott McCormick, Facility Mgr, Sacred Heart Hosp.

Eliminating EPSS Surprises – Using an Emergency Power Command Center (EPCC) and Predictive Maintenace (PdM) to Prevent Failures” Dan Chisholm, President, MGI Consulting, Inc.

FHEA 53rd Annual Meeting and Trade Show October 12-14, 2015 Rosen Shingle Creek Resort - Orlando

“Healthcare Risk Assessment”
Angela Timperio, CHEP, CHSP-FSM, President Life Safety Enterprises

 “Waterborne Pathogens: A source for hospital acquired infections” Dustin Crumby, Infection Control and Waterborne Pathogen Clinical Consultant Pall Medical

“Not Another Long Push: Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together”

Lindsey Brackett, Principal/Director of Facility Management Services and Ashley Roberts, Principal/Project Manager TME, A Bernhard Company

“Locking the Means of Egress” 

“Locking the Means of Egress”

  Jeffery T. Anderson, RCDD, CTS, Associate/Systems Project Manager TLC Engineering for Architecture

FHEA District IV Meeting
September 16, 2015
Aventura Hospital

"Current Problematic Standards and Tips for Compliance"
James Kendig, CHSP, CHCM, HEM, LHRM
Field Director, Surveyor Management and Development
Accreditation and Certification Operations
The Joint Commission

FHEA 31st Spring Meeting
May 15, 2015
Ft. Laud. Marriott Coral Springs

“Staying Ahead of the Sandy Curve”
Dan Chisholm, President
MGI Consulting, Inc.

“Integrated Healthcare Facilities Infrastructure–
A Life Cycle Approach”
Warren Rosebraugh, Director - Solutions Architecture
Schneider Electric Buildings North America

“Complying with the New TJC Utility System Maintenance Standards”
Wayne Klingelsmith, FASHE, CHFM, MBA, Principal
MSL Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

“Code Updates: A Road Map to Compliance with AHCA Requirements”
Skip Gregory, NCARB
Health Facility Consulting

Risk Assessment for Wet Locations Template

FHEA 52nd Annual Meeting and Trade Show
September 22-24, 2014
Hilton Orlando - Orlando

“Joint Commission 2014 Update”
George Mills, MBA, FASHE, CEM, CHFM, CHSP, Director of Engineering
The Joint Commission

“Healthcare Construction: How’s Your IAQ?”
Nate Sanders, CIH, LEED AP, VP/Senior Consultant
GCI Consultants, LLC

“Facilities Management Succession Planning”
Angela Timperio, CHEP, CHSP-FSM, President
Life Safety Enterprises

FHEA 30th Spring Meeting
May 9, 2014
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

“Retro-Commissioning in Hospitals”
Ed Tinsley, PE, LEED AP, CEM, CHFM
Executive Managing Principal, TME, Inc.

“Arc Flash Safety Training”
Martin R. Perrone, Certified TEGG Representative
Carpenter Electric

“New EPS Moisture Guidance Document”
Mark L. Smith, VP Florida Operations

“Have You Accepted the CMS Life Safety Code Waivers?”
Wayne Klingelsmith, CHFM, FASHE, Principal
MSL Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

FHEA 51st Annual Meeting and Trade Show
October 7-9, 2013
Hilton Orlando - Orlando

"Meeting Today's Healthcare Security Challenges with Integrated Technologies"
Steve Nibbelink, Global Director, Healthcare Security & RTLS Solutions
Schneider Electric

"Life Safety Plans  - What to look out for and how to maintain TJC acceptable conditions"
Mark L. Smith, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President, Florida Operations
Gobbell Hays Partners

"Review of NFPA 25"
Bob Caputo, CFPS, CET, Vice President
Fire & Life Safety America

"ASHE Update"
Chad Beebe, AIA, SASHE, Director, Codes and Standards
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

"The Healing Power of Humor"
Dr. Stuart Robertshaw

FHEA 29th Spring Meeting
May 10, 2013
Mission Inn - Howey-in-the-Hills
Brian Jarvis, Director of Training
Hot Zone - Law Enforcement & Security Training Division

"Problems Encountered During Hurricane Sandy"
Dan Chisholm, Sr., Principal
MGI Consulting, Inc.

"Problems Encountered (part 2)
Legal Actions Based on Not Yet Adopted NFPA Standards"
Dan Chisholm, Sr. - MGI Consulting, Inc.

"Surviving AHCA vs The Joint Commission - Navigating NFPA 101"
Wesley Springer, Sr. Sales Rep.
Siemens Industry, Inc.

Reliable New Solutions for Old Problems: Fan Arrays and Desaturation Coils”

John D. Winslow, PE, Sales Engineer      
Tom Barrow Co.

FHEA 50th Annual Meeting and Trade Show
October 8-10, 2012
Rosen Shingle Creek – Orlando

“Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Designation – Past, Present and Future”
Leo M. Gehring, CHFM, CHC, FASHE 
Gehring Health Facility Resources 

“Interpreting the Joint Commission’s EC.02.05.07 Eight Elements of Performance - How You Can Ensure Compliance”
Dan Chisholm, Sr., Principal, MGI-EPSS, Inc. 

“ASHRAE 188P - Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems”
Suzanne S. Blevins, SM (ASCP), Laboratory Director, 
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates Inc. 

“Performance Monitoring – Going Beyond 100%”
Wayne Kingelsmith, CHFM, FASHE, Principal, 
MSL Healthcare Consulting, Inc. 

FHEA 49th Annual Meeting and Trade Show
September 26-28, 2011
Rosen Shingle Creek -- Orlando 

“Life Safety Accreditation and EC Hot Spots”
Dean Samet, Director of Regulatory Compliance 
Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

“Hospital Incident Response”
William McDeavitt, Safety Director 
Florida Hospital

“EPSS Management: Design and Installation Problems - Failures Guaranteed
Dan Chisholm, Sr., Principal 

Tornado Season 2011 Aftermath: Lessons Learned”
–Panel Presentation/Discussion
Tripp Stephens, Facilities Manager, Southeast Georgia Health System
Teddy Jones, CHFM, CHSP, CHE, Director of Facilities, Walker Baptist Medical Center
Tim Adams, Director of Plant Operations & Construction, Huntsville Hospital
–Moderator: Ralph C. Graham, Jr. ASHE Region 4 Director

27th Spring Meeting - Embracing New Challenges
May 5-6, 2011 
Delray Beach Marriott

The ‘Feds’ Lead and Florida’s Mold –– Tips for complying with new regulations!
Peter J. Laird, Project Manager, 
Gobbell Hayes Partners, Inc.

Preparing for Surveys and Continuous Compliance
David L. Stymiest, P.E., CHFM, FASHE, 
Senior Consultant, Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

Just when I thought I knew the Americans with Disabilities Act, a new code is coming out?
Jeffery Gross, AIA, CSI, CCS, NCARB
Jeffery Gross / Associates / Architects PA

Security Challenges Facing the Healthcare Environment Today
Michael Boss, General Manager, 
G4S Secure Solutions, Inc.

Updates 2011 + Introduction to the New Bureau Chief
Wayne Young, NCARB Bureau Chief, 
Office of Plans & Construction, AHCA

FHEA 48th Annual Meeting and Trade Show
September 20-22, 2010
Peabody Hotel Orlando

“Basic Building Blocks of Developing a Sustainability Program”    
Mark L. Smith, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President, Architecture, Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc.
Kim Shinn, Principal & Sr. Sustainability Consultant, TLC Engineering for Architecture

“Lower Humidity Requirements in Surgery and Other Spaces:  Why and What It Means”    
Michael B. Burton, P.E., Mechanical Engineer, Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

“Healthcare Safety Solutions: NFPA 70E, Protective Apparel & PPE”   
Kevin M. Best, Regional Manager, Cintas Corporation

“What Can We Expect from the Joint Commission in 2011”   
William Wagner, ScD CHSP CHCM CHEP, Vice President
Safety Management Services, Inc.

FHEA's 26th Spring Meeting
May 6-7, 2010
Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front, Pensacola Beach, Florida

26th Spring Meeting - Safety Behind the Scenes Presentations

"Changes in NEC® 2008 & Coordination Studies Requirements"
Rafi Wartan, PE, LEED AP, Principal/Sr. Electrical Engineer
TLC Engineering for Architecture

"Codes Update & Lessons Learned from Katrina"  
Dan Chisholm, Sr, Principal, MGI Systems, Inc.
407-421-7189 or

"Universal Pharmaceutical Waste Regulations + USP 797 Highlights"
"Hazardous Waste Managment for Pharmacies.pdf"
Peter D. Cappel, Vice President, Sr. Industrial Hygienist
Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc.
303-919-7139 or
Mark L. Smith, AIA, LEED  AP, Vice President, Architecture
Gobbell Hays partners, Inc.

"2010 TJC Life Safety and Scoring Changes"
David L. Stymiest, P.E., CHFM, FASHE, Sr. Consultant
Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

"Updates 2010"
Skip Gregory, NCARB, Bureau Chief
Office of Plans and Construction AHCA

FHEA's 47th Annual Meeting and Trade Show
October 26-28, 2009
The Rosen Centre, Orlando, Florida

FHEA's 2nd Annual Spring Meeting Golf Scramble
April 30, 2009
LPGA International
Daytona Beach, Florida

FHEA's 25th Spring Meeting
April 30 - May 1, 2009
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Daytona Beach, Florida

FHEA's 46th Annual Meeting and Trade Show
October 27-29, 2008
The Rosen Centre, Orlando, Florida

2008 Annual Meeting Presentations

"Going Green - Opportunities for Healthcare Facility Managers"
Lee E. Martin, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President and Sr. Manager of FL Operations
Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc.
407-276-2852 or
Peter D. Cappel, Vice President and Sr. Industrial Hygienist
Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc.
303-919-7139 or

"2008-09 Emergency Management Program Standards - The Challenges and Solutions for Healthcare Engineers and Safety Officers"
Garry M. Walsh, President
Health Technology Systems and Hospital Policy Net
800.749.7144 or

"Green Building and Sustainability for Healthcare Professionals"
Paul A. King, Vice President, Sustainability Executive
Bovis Lend Lease

"Finding the 'Right Fit'; Sustainable Healthcare Facility Design, given competing initiatives; Fiscal Viability and Emergency Preparedness"
Ted W. Mallin, AIA, Managing Principal
Envision Architects PA
Damon Greeley, PE, CEM, HFDP, CBCP, Principal, Director Engineering

Board of Directors

President's Corner

Supporting Members

District I

District II

District III

District IV


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