Healthcare Facilities Management Society of New Jersey

History of Past HFMSNJ Educational Events

Thursday — April 20, 2017
4pm

Galloping Hill Caterers

Health Care Ventilation Standards/ASHRAE 170-2013, The Facilities Guidelines Institute and how it compares to previous guidelines by ASHRE, AIA, and The DHHS

As Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Camfil USA, Inc. I am responsible for sales, marketing, and management of 10 independent representative and distribution firms covering 12 states in the Northeast Region for the HVAC / High Performance Products Group. Currently, I am heavily involved in the application of high performance filtration products for specific markets with primary emphasis on the removal of airborne particles and gaseous contaminant. Some of my specific market responsibilities include healthcare facilities, schools, pharmaceuticals, cleanrooms, laboratories, museums, commercial buildings, and industrial markets.

Emphasis is placed on developing and educating the market on the latest filtration standards and in filtration technology for both particulate and gas phase through presentations addressing the Comfort Air, Clean Processes, and Safety & Protection market segments.

I have been serving the HVAC and air filtration industry for 28 years. I'm an Associate member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers and as a member of the American Indoor Air Quality Council a certified indoor air quality technician (CIAQT). I have been the featured speaker for numerous ASHRAE/ASHE chapters across the country, speaking on ASHRAE Standard 52.2-2012, ASHRAE 62.1-2007, LEED, Green, and Sustainability along with the latest in filtration guidelines and requirements.

 


Thursday — March 16, 2017
4pm

Galloping Hill Caterers

The Real Story about Doors and NFPA 80/105


Thursday — February 16, 2017
4pm

Galloping Hill Caterers

TJC Panel Discussion: The Old, The Current, and the Real Surveys


Thursday — January 19, 2017
4 pm

Galloping Hill Caterers

The Forgotten Energy; Comprehension Steam Trap Maintenance & the Impact

Sponsor - Colline Integrated Security Services

Edward Colline, President

Steve Garcia, Service Manager


Thursday — November 17, 2016

Speaker - Dave Uhaze, Retired Director-DCA

Mr. Uhaze is a licensed architect specializing in healthcare facility design, and is currently the owner and operator of Health Facilities Design Consulting, providing building codes and health facility design guidance to facility owners and designers.

For 31 years he was employed by the State of New Jersey. During that period, he was employed by both the Department of Health and the Department of Community Affairs as a licensing compliance inspector, a plan reviewer for the Facilities Construction and Monitoring Unit, Supervisor of Health Facilities Construction and as the Chief of the Bureau of Construction Project Review, overseeing the technical staff responsible for the review of all State licensed health care facilities.  He retired from State service at the end of 2015.

Mr. Uhaze is also a frequent guest speaker for numerous healthcare related groups and is a member of several National and State committees, including serving as the Vice Chairman of the Facility Guidelines Institute Health Guidelines Revisions Committee, the Test Development Committee of the National Certification Program for Construction Code Inspectors and the New Jersey Uniform Construction Codes Council.

 

Sponsor- Ed Cichewicz (the Ice Man), Follett Ice, Inc


Thursday — October 20, 2016

Galloping Hill Inn

Roadmap to Compliance with NFPA 70E Arc Flash Requirements

Speaker: Daniel Blascovich, PE - Business Development Manager and Licensed PE

Dan’s career as an engineer spans 26 years  beginning in manufacturing and facilities, followed by a brief stint as a consultant engineer, and lastly as a power systems engineer performing engineering studies.  Dan has: created designs, managed facilities, and performed many engineering studies.  At Schneider Electric, Dan has been a Power Systems Engineer performing engineering studies at many types of facilities including medical facilities and hospitals.  He is presently at Schneider Electric as a Power Consulting Specialist for engineering services.  Dan has a BSEE degree from The Pennsylvania State University, is an active member of IEEE and PSHFE.

Energy Business / Square D on behalf of Schneider Electric


Thursday — September 15, 2016

Speaker:  Matthew Klewin, NJ DEP

Municipal Stormwater Regulation Program, Creation of the R13 Industrial Stormwater General permit for Mines and Quarries, Creation of the RSG Sand and Gravel Industrial Stormwater General permit, Team Member of the four Guidance Documents for the R9, R10, R11 and R12 MS4 permits, Team member for the original (2004) and renewal of the R9, R10, R11 and R12 permits (2009), Team Member for the renewal of the R9 and R10 permits 2016, Acting Supervisor Municipal Stormwater program 2016 onward.  

1999-2003   Discharge to Ground Water Unit 

1999-Present  New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 

 

 


Thursday — June 23, 2016
7:00AM - 4:00PM

"ALL DAY SEMINAR AND VENDOR EXHIBITION"

 

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***THERE IS NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING SCHEDULED THIS MONTH***


Thursday — May 19, 2016
4:00PM

Galloping Hill Caterers

"NFPA-99 Update, Medical Gases"

Presented by:  The Sherman Engineering Co.

Sponsored by:  The Sherman Engineering Co.


Thursday — April 21, 2016
4:00PM

Galloping Hill Caterers

"The Business Case for Distributed Energy in Healthcare"

Presented by:  Mark Dougherty, FACHE -- Director of Sales for Blue Pillar, Inc.

Mark Dougherty is Director of Sales for Blue Pillar, Inc.  Mark has over 15 years of experience designing and delivering energy efficiency and distributed energy resources projects to hospitals and other critical facilities.  Mark has been a member of ASHE for many years, and is also board certified in healthcare management through the American College of Healthcare Executives.  Mark has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and is a lifelong NJ resident.

Sponsor:  Mark Dougherty of Blue Pillar Inc.


Thursday — March 17, 2016
4:00PM

Meeting Location: Galloping Hill Caterers

"Identification and Management of Agressive Behavior"

Speaker:  Paul M. Sarnese, System Safety Director for Virtua Health

Sponsor:  TBD


Thursday — February 18, 2016
4:00PM

Meeting Location: Galloping Hill Caterers

"Challenges and Strategies During Construction"

Presented by:  The Hillmann Group, NJ

Sponsored by:  The Hillmann Group


Thursday — January 21, 2016
4:00PM

Meeting Location: Galloping Hill Caterers

"NFPA 80 -- New requirements for the Care, Maintenance & Inspection of Fire Doors in Healthcare Facilities"

Presenter:  Paul G. Baillargeon, AHC, FDAI, VP, Technical Consultant from Door Security and Safety Foundation.

Sponsored by:  Nolan M. Thrope from "ALLEGION"

 


Thursday — November 19, 2015
5:00PM

Galloping Hill Inn

"New Jersey DCA Updates"

Mr. Dave Uhaze, Chief-Bureau of Construction Project Review -- NJ Department of Community Affairs will conduct the presentation.

Sponsored by:  Follett Ice, Inc. -- Mr. Ed Cichewicz --  877-849-9221

 


Thursday — October 15, 2015
5:00 PM

Galloping Hill Caterers

"New 2015 ICRA Safety Management"

Presenters: Clare Morris Broderick, P.E., LEED-AP and Patrick Lorimer, MPH from "Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. 732-380-1700

Sponsored by: "Nalco" , Division of EcoLab -- William F.Savino, District Account Manager--  908-200-7631


Thursday — September 17, 2015
5:00PM

Galloping Hill Caterers

"Surgical Fire Prevention"

Mr. Mark E. Bruley, CCE -- Vice President, Accident and Forensic Investigation -- "ECRI Institute"

Sponsored by:  AQUIS Solutions -- Frances MacCarrigan, Director Northeast Region --     609-268-1036


Thursday — June 18, 2015
7:30am - 4:30pm

Gallopin Hill Inn

"ALL DAY SEMINAR AND VENDOR EXHIBITION"

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Thursday — May 21, 2015
5:00PM

Galloping Hill Inn

"Active Shooter and Campus Security"

Presenter:  FBI Special Agent, Mr. Scott R. Nawrocki, WMD Coordinator

Sponsored by:  "Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc."

   Leo DiFonzo, Director of Sales 732-713-3486

 


Thursday — April 16, 2015
5:00PM

Gallopinh Hill Inn

"Staying Ahead of the Sandy Curve and Avoiding the Punishment of the Innocent"

Presented by:  Dan Chisholm Sr. -- Emergency Power Consultant/Designer, MGI Consulting, Inc.

Sponsored by:   "Tremco, Inc." with Special Thanks to Chuck Zagorskie for his continued participation and support.


Thursday — March 19, 2015
5:00PM

Galloping Hill Inn

"How a Chiller Plant Criteria Affects a Building"

Speaker:  John Calcagno, Sales Engineer from the Carrier Company

Sponsored by:  Carrier Company


Thursday — February 19, 2015
5:00PM

Galloping Hill Caterers

"ASHRAE 188P - Legionella Risk Management for Building Water Systems"

Presented by: Janna Cohen from "Barclay Water Management, Inc."

Sponsored by:  Leo DiFonzo from "IRS Restoration, Inc."


Thursday — January 15, 2015
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn -- Union, NJ

"TJC Changes, Waivers & Equivalencies"

Our Past President and TJC Surveyor, John DiGirolomo, CHFM, FASHE, CHSP, CHEP will conduct the educational presentation. Sponsored by: Steve Compo from "Always Safe Sidewalks"


Thursday — November 20, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

New Jersey DCA Updates

Mr. Dave Uhaze of the NJ Department of Community Affairs will conduct the presention.

Sponsored by: KONE, Inc.

 

 

 

 


Thursday — October 16, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

FGI 2014 Guidelines For Design And Construction for Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA)

Presented by:  Tony Monaco and Dr. Richard M. Lynch. Ph.D, CIH

Sponsored by:  Scales Medical Technologies, Inc.


Thursday — September 18, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Grid Resiliency for Hospitals

Presenters: Joe Sullivan and John Coleman

Sponsored by:  Concord Engineering


Thursday — June 19, 2014

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

ALL DAY SEMINAR AND VENDOR EXHIBITION

Presentations:  FGI Guidelines and The Joint Commission Updates

Presenters:  Doug Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, CHC, HFDP.  Mr. Erickson  is CEO of the Facility Guidelines Instuture, (FGI) and  George Mills and comes to us with 36 years of total industry exprience.

Anne M. Guglielmo, CFSP, CHSP, LEED A.P. Engineer.  Ms. Guglielmo comes to us from The Joint Commission and has many years of experience in fire protection and engineering.

 *THERE IS NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING SCHEDULED THIS MONTH*


Thursday — May 15, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

Containment and Dust Control During Construction for Healthcare Facilities

Presented and Sponsored by:  Tom Peter, Certified Industrial Hygienist & Remediation Project Manager from: IRS (Insurance Remediation Specialists, Inc.)


Thursday — April 17, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

Roofing & Exterior Waterproofing Solutions.  Presented and Sponsored by:  Tremco


Thursday — March 20, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

An integrated Solution to Mitigating Waterborne Hospital Acquired Infections (HASIs)

Presenter and Sponsor:  NALCO


Thursday — February 20, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

Retro-Commissioning

Presenter and Sponsor:  Genesis Engineering


Thursday — January 16, 2014
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

So Good They Can't Ignore You

Presenter:  Henry K. Schuurman, CHC, HFMSNJ President


Thursday — November 21, 2013
Social hour - 5:00PM Meeting at 6:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

Dave Uhaze of the NJ Department of Community Affairs will present us with NJDCA updates.  Sponsored by Follett Ice.

 


Thursday — October 17, 2013
5:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

A representative from Princeton University Hospital will speak on Moving Your Hospital.

 


Thursday — September 19, 2013
5:00PM

The Galloping Hill Inn - Union, NJ

Chris James of Snow & Ice Solutions will talk about Snow and Ice Control.


Tuesday — November 30, 1999

***THERE IS NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING 

SCHEDULED FOR JUNE***

 

​ONLY the "All Day Seminar and Trade Show" is scheduled for June 23, 2016.

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