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

Gordon 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 25 years experience in the design, construction, operations and maintenance of healthcare facilities and is both a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager and a Certified Healthcare Constructor. He is member of the Standing Committee on Building and Plumbing Systems to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, 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 vice-chair of the Canadian Standards Association’s Technical Committee for Health Care Facility Engineering and Physical Plant, chair of their Technical Subcommittee for Infection Control during Construction, Renovation or Maintenance of Health Care Facilities and vice-chair of their Technical Subcommittee for Design and Construction of Canadian Healthcare Facilities.

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Tim Adams, FASHE, CHFM, CHC
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

George Pankiw, P.Eng., CCHFM, CHFM
Manager Plant Mantenance & Projects
Halton Healthcare

George graduated from Royal Military College of Canada with a Civil Engineering degree. He spent twenty years in the Canadian Forces as a Military Engineer working in various roles. . George then began working in healthcare where his experience includes positions at the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital, Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, Brant Community Healthcare System in Brantford and at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. George has also worked in the P3 field for Honeywell as a Facilities Manager.
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. George is a Senior ASHE member. He has been actively involved in both CHES and ASHE for the past 15 years including: CHES - Chairperson Professional Development Committee CHES - Chair Medical Gas Course Revision Sub-Committee CHES – CHES Rep to CSA Technical Sub-Committee on Medical Gases Systems ASHE - NFPA 99 Gas Distribution workgroup Revision Committee and the Canadian Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Certification Advisory Panel.

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Michael Hickey
MF Hickey Consulting
President, Prince George Hospice Society
Director, Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities

Mike 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 the 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 care 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) 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 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 Program course, a joint effort of CHES (Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society) and ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering). He is also a faculty member of the Canadian Standards Association for CSA Standard Z317.13-12, 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 serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Prince George Hospice Society, as well as a Director with the Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities.

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith, BA
Medical/Compressed Gas Specialist
Hemisphere Engineering Inc.
Edmonton AB

Jeff has been involved in Healthcare and Medical Gas Projects for the past 20 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 Hemisphere Engineering as a Compressed Gas Specialist/Business Development Specialist which includes remaining active in the Healthcare field. 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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