Construction Course Faculty

Gordon D. Burrill, P.Eng., FASHE, CHFM, CHC, CCHFM
Teegor Consulting Inc.

Gordon D. Burrill, P.Eng., CCHFM, FASHE, CHFM, CHC, CCHFM is President of Teegor Consulting Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in healthcare engineering and construction. He spent 13 years as a design engineer, followed by 7 years as the Director of the Engineering for a New Brunswick Health Authority in Canada before branching out to Teegor Consulting Inc. in August of 2004. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with 30 years’ experience in the design, construction, operations and maintenance of healthcare facilities. He has served on committees with the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes; he is a member of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, a member of the National Fire Protection Association’s Health Care Section, a former Council Member of the International Federation for Hospital Engineers and Past President of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society. Gordon is currently the chair of the Canadian Standards Association’s Technical Committee for Health Care Facilities, as well as active as either a contributor, committee member or committee leader on over a dozen different CSA technical subcommittees pertaining to healthcare facility design and operation.
Director, Member Professional Growth
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)Tim Adams is the Director of Professional Growth for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Prior to joining the ASHE Staff, Tim spent over 20 years working in and with hospitals in the areas of Facilities Management, Clinical Engineering, Compliance and Life Safety. Tim is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM), a Certified Healthcare Constructor and an ASHE Fellow (FASHE). He is a Past President of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Indiana Biomedical Society (IBS). Tim is a member of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES), the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
George Pankiw, P.Eng., CCHFM, SASHE, CHFM
Director, Capital Development
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton ONGeorge graduated from Royal Military College of Canada. He spent twenty years in the Canadian Forces as a Military Engineer in various roles. George then began working in healthcare and has worked in several hospitals in Ontario.  He is registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and holds both the Canadian Certified Healthcare Facility Manager from CHES and the Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Designation from the AHA, the first in Canada to do so.He has been actively involved in both CHES and ASHE for the past 20 years He is a member of the Canadian Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Certification Advisory Panel and the Canadian Healthcare Construction Course Sub Committee.  He is a member of the Technical Sub Committee for CSA Z8002 Operation & Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities and the Technical Sub Committee for CSA Z317.13 Infection Control in construction, renovation and maintenance.  George is an instructor for the CSA Z317.13 standard on Infection Control in construction, renovation and maintenance and the CHES Canadian Healthcare Construction Course.
Michael Hickey
MF Hickey Consulting
Prince George, BCMike Hickey last worked as the Director; Facilities Management and Support Services for Northern Health Authority based in Prince George, BC. He retired in April 2013 after working for 35 years in the facilities management side of healthcare. Twenty one years have been in St. John’s NL, his city of birth, while his last 14 years have been in Prince George. Prior to moving to northern BC, Mike served as an Assistant Director of Facilities Management with the Healthcare Corporation of St. John’s and has worked in both acute and long term care.Mike’s background is in Power Engineering. He has also completed the management programs of Modern Management, Quality Management for Healthcare Professionals, Health Services Management, and Long Term Care Senior management (academic excellence award winner) through the Canadian Healthcare Association. He has represented BC on the National Energy Efficiency Advisory committee with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives and held membership on the CHA National Advisory Committee for Management programs across Canada. He currently sits on their National Energy and Environmental Stewardship Awards team. He has also served as an Education Consultant with CHA for the Modern Management program.He is a past Chair of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES), as well as past National President of CHES. Mike is also a Faculty member for the Canadian Healthcare Construction Certificate program, a joint effort of CHES (Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society) and ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering). He is also a faculty member, as well as a technical subcommittee member of the Canadian Standards Association for CSA Standard Z317.13-17, Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities. Mike is still very active as a consultant in the field of Healthcare Engineering, operating under the name of MF Hickey Consulting. In his spare time, he is past President of the Board of Directors for the Prince George Hospice Society, as well as a lifetime member of that organization. He also volunteers as a Board Member with the Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities. Each winter he enjoys being an active volunteer with the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal. His most recent achievement is being named the recipient of the Hans Burgers Award (CHES 2016), a national award for Outstanding Contribution to Healthcare Engineering in Canada, making him a lifetime member of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society.
Jeff Smith, BA
MCW Hemisphere Ltd.
Edmonton ABJeff has been involved in Healthcare and Medical Gas Projects for the past 30 years in roles relating to consultant, sales, product management/marketing, business development, and installation services relating to medical gas systems, specialty gases, and cryogenics. He has been active in the CSA Standards relating to Medical Gas Systems since the early 1990’s and currently participates as a member of the TSC for Z7396.1.Presently, Jeff works for MCW Hemisphere Ltd, a mechanical and electrical engineering consulting firm with offices across Canada, as a Partner who remains focused on medical gas designs and specialty healthcare systems. In addition, Jeff has developed training courses and presentations focusing on medical gases designed to provide a better understanding and heighten the education for those who either design, install, or are involved with this important life safety delivery system.

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