2018 FHEA State Spring Meeting 

FHEA 34th Spring Meeting
​May 17-18, 2018
 World Golf Village Renaissance 
500 South Legacy Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32092

  1. Registration Fees:

    FHEA Members (Active & Supporting

    FHEA Certified Engineers (CHE)


    Optional CHFM Review Course
    CHFM Review Course (FHEA Members)

    CHFM Review Course (Non-member)   

    *Additional cost to register for the CHFM exam. Download application form for details.


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Group Code FHEFHEA

Self-parking is complimentary

  • Educational program "BE EDUCATED: Are you Ready? Change is Constant"

  • Optional registration for CHFM Review & Exam
    CHFM Review Course - May 17 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

    CHFM Exam - May 18 3:30 - 5:30 pm (must fill out application and mail completed form and exam fees by April 20th)

    Download CHFM Exam Application

  • Golf Tournament (more information and golf sign up coming soon)

  • 40 Tabletop Exhibits (sold out)​​

Educational Program 

 FHEA Educational Program
“Be Educated - Are you ready? Change is Constant”
Friday, May 18

Friday’s educational program will provide individuals affiliated with healthcare facilities operation with a basic understanding of some important issues affecting professionals in the field and their institutions. Presentations included are:

“Florida Emergency Power Initiative”
Eric Cote, Project Director, Powered for Patients

EPSS Management for Compliance to CMS Final Rule”
Dan Chisholm, Chairman, NFPA 110, Emergency and Standby Power Systems Technical Committee, MGI Consulting, Inc.

“Life Safety 101”
Drew Underwood, AIA, ACHA, TMPartners, PLLC

“New and (Sometimes) Improved”
Chuck Gaziano, PE, CCP, CHC, LEED, AP, VP of Operations, WorkingBuildings, LLC and Bobby Baird, CHE, CHFM, CHSP, Director of Facility Operations, UF Health

(CHFM) Certified Health Care Facility Manager Exam Review Course
Thursday, May 17 ● 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Faculty: Tom Stewart, MBA, SASHE, CHFM, CHC, Senior Consultant,
MSL Healthcare Partners

The CHFM designation represents a nationally recognized standard of requisite knowledge.  Registration for the all-day Review Course is only $50 to all current FHEA Active Members and $375 to Non-members. When you register, you must provide your ASHE member number (as you must be a member of ASHE to sit for the exam). Attendees will earn 0.7 CEUs (equivalent to 7 contact hours).

Please note: Registering for the Review Course does NOT register you for theexam. To register for the CHFM exam, you must complete an application form and pay for the exam fees. Download the CHFM application. 

Do not delay. Space is limited and registration for the exam must be received by April 20th. Onsite applications will not be accepted. 

Thank You  FHEA Spring Meeting Sponsors
  1. Platinum Sponsor
    Platinum Sponsor
    Barton Marlow
  2. Gold Sponsor
    Gold Sponsor
    TLC Engineering for Architecture
  1. Silver Sponsor
    Silver Sponsor
    AAF Flanders
  2. Silver Sponsor
    Silver Sponsor
    Industrial Engineering Company
  3. Silver Sponsor
    Silver Sponsor
    McEnany Roofing and Contracting
  1. Silver Sponsor
    Silver Sponsor
    Pureflow, Inc.
  2. Silver Sponsor
    Silver Sponsor
    Specified Technologies, Inc.
  3. Silver Sponsor
    Silver Sponsor
    Structural Group
  4. Event Sponsor
    Event Sponsor
    Comprehensive Energy Services
Special thanks to Industrial Engineering Company and Waco Filtration Group for hosting the Sunset Hospitality Reception.

Dining in St. Augustine

The Renaissance offers several options for dining:  the Villagio Italian  Grill, a full-service restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner,  and the Resort Shop, which features lighter fare breakfasts and lunches. 

More Options Nearby Include:
The Legends Grille (.5 miles)- The Legends Grille overlooks the Slammer & Squire course, and serves breakfast, lunch and daily happy hour specials. Gather here after a busy day on the course or in downtown St. Augustine. Open for breakfast and lunch; Dress code: Casual; Phone:  904-940-6100

Fairways Café (.1 miles)- Stop in with friends or colleagues at the casual café, located at the base of the Hall of Fame Museum. Savor deli-fresh sandwiches, soups, and salads. Open for lunch; Dress code: Casual; Phone:  904-940-4050

Murray Brothers Caddy Shack (.1 miles) - Bill Murray's golf-themed eatery serves American fare in a kitschy space full of movie memorabilia.  Open for lunch and dinner; Dress code: Casual;  Phone:  904-940-3673

The Outback Crab Shack (7.5 miles) - Jumbo portions of boiled, fried & grilled local seafood dished up in a Creekside, shack-style space.  Open for lunch and dinner; Dress code: Casual;  Phone: 904-522-0500

A1A Ale Works  (15.6 miles) - Seaside brewery offering seasonal beers plus serving American chow including sandwiches & steak.  Open for lunch and dinne;r Dress code: Casual;  Phone: 904-829-2977

Cap's On The Water  (18.8 miles) - Sunset views from the wooden deck, an oyster bar & local seafood are draws at this waterfront spot. Open for lunch and dinner; Dress code: Casual;  Phone:  904-824-8794

Columbia Restaurant (15 miles) - Paella, sandwiches & sangria at this branch of a small Spanish-Cuban chain dating back to 1905.  Open for lunch and dinner; Dress code: Casual;  Phone: 904-824-3341

O.C. White's Seafood & Spirits (15 miles) - Tucked inside an old home, this American grill serves up lots of seafood dishes & frozen drinks. Open for lunch and dinner;  Dress code: Casual Phone:  904-824-0808

Raintree Restaurant (14 miles) - Fancy throwback specializing in steak & seafood in a Victorian home with a fireplace & koi pond.  Open for dinner; Dress code: Casual; Phone:  904-824-7211

Kingfish Grill on the Water (14 miles) - Located at the docks of Camanchee Cove Marina, offering waterfront views for dinner daily. Lunch served weekends from 11:30AM.  Open for lunch and dinner; Dress code; Casual Phone:  904-824-2111

La Pentola (15 miles) - Latin-tinged Italian fare & myriad wines in cozy romantic environs, plus a courtyard.  Open for lunch and dinner; Dress code: Smart Casual; Phone:  904-824-3282

Creekside Dinery (15 miles) - Kid-friendly choice with fish-focused down-home eats & an outdoor deck with a fire pit & live music. Open for dinner; Dress code: Casual; Phone:  904-829-6113