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Chad Beebe, AIA

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

Contact Details

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
Olympia, WA

Bio

Chad Beebe is a registered architect, a Certified Fire Protection Specialist, a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, and a Certified Building Official. He is currently the Director of Codes and Standards for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association.

He serves on many national panels and committees that develop regulations for the design and construction of health care facilities. Mr. Beebe is a highly active member of the National Fire Protection Association and of the Health Guidelines Revision Committee (HGRC), the multidisciplinary body responsible for updating the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities. He is a member of the HGRC Steering Committee and is a principal member of the Technical Correlating Committee for NFPA 99: Standard for Health Care Facilities.

From 1999 to 2010, Mr. Beebe served as the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) for the Washington State Department of Health and managed its Construction Review Services program, which is responsible for overseeing the design and construction of all health care-related facilities in the state, including board and care facilities, nursing homes, and hospitals. He was honored by receiving ASHE’s Regional Leader Award and became the first AHJ to receive a leadership award from the American Hospital Association.

Job History

American Society for Healthcare Engineering
Director, Codes and Standards
August 2010 - present

Kaufman Brothers Construction
Architect
June 1996 - January 2011

Washington State Department of Health
Manager, Construction Review Services
Olympia, WA, United States
June 1999 - July 2010

Specialties

  • Code Compliance
  • Commissioning
  • Design-Build
  • Facility Management
  • Program Management

Affiliations

  • American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
  • Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • International Code Council