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Gordon D. Burrill, P.Eng., FASHE, CHFM, CHC, CCHFM

Gordon is President of Teegor Consulting Inc., a 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 before branching out to Teegor Consulting Inc. in August of 2004. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with 20 years experience in the design, construction and maintenance of healthcare facilities and is a faculty member for the Healthcare Construction Certificate of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering. He is member of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, the National Fire Protection Association’s Health Care Section, a former Council Member of the International Federation for Hospital Engineers and a Past President of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society. Gordon is an active member on a number of CSA committees where he is vice-chair of the Technical Committee for Health Care Facility Engineering and Physical Plant and several Technical Sub Committees.


Director, Member Professional Development
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

Tim Adams is the Director of Member Professional Development with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering working in the areas of advocacy, code and standard compliance and education. Prior to joining the ASHE Staff, Tim spent over 20 years working in hospitals in the areas of Clinical Engineering and Facilities Management. He is also a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control, and is a faculty member for the ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate Program and the ASHE Infection Control Seminar. He is a Past President of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering (ISHE), and the Indiana Biomedical Society (IBS). Tim is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) and a Fellow of ASHE (FASHE).


George Pankiw, P.Eng., CCHFM, CHFM
Manager Plant Mantenance & Small 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 was the Facilities Manager at the Metro Toronto Zoo, one of the world's largest zoos. George began his healthcare experience as the Director of Facilities with the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital in Perth, Ontario. He also has been the Corporate Manager Engineering Services with Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, Ontario and Director Facilities Planning, Redevelopment & Engineering for the Brant Community Healthcare System, Brantford, Ontario and the Manager Facilities for Woodstock Hospital, Woodstock Ontario.
He is registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, and holds 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 10 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 Gas Pipeline Systems ASHE - NFPA 99 Gas Distribution workgroup Revision Committee

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

Mike Hickey was recently 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 currently 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.  In his spare time, he serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Prince George Hospice Society.

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith, BA
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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