The American Society for Healthcare Engineering’s (ASHE’s) Crystal Eagle is being awarded to Rajendra N. Shah, P.E., BSME, MBA, CHC, CHFM, FASHE, corporate project and plant manager for CarePoint Health in New Jersey, at this month’s Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition.

You can read our interview with him in this issue [see Page 14], but we also want to give due to other members being honored.

York Chan, CHC, SASHE, CHFM, facilities administrator for Advocate Health Care in Illinois, is receiving the President’s Award. ASHE also is recognizing recipients of Ilse B. Almanza scholarships and members who attained fellow (FASHE) and senior (SASHE) status.

New FASHE recipients are Michael A. Hatton, RPA, SMA, FASHE, Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston; Edmund L. Lydon, CHFM, FASHE, Beverly (Mass.) Hospital — a member of Lahey Health; and Terry M. Scott, MBA, CHFM, FASHE, Memorial Hermann Health System. And new SASHE recipients are Laurie Anseth, CHFM, SASHE, JLL/Main Line Health, Radnor, Pa.; Alison W. Brisson, CHFM, SASHE, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Bedford, N.H.; David L.
Fashant, CHFM, SASHE, Fairview Health Services, Edina, Minn.; Kenneth Gibson, CHFM, SASHE, Sodexo, San Diego; Lynn Kenney Koffel, SASHE, Center for Health Design, Concord, Calif.; Lennon A. Peake, SASHE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.; and Robby J.
Robertson, SASHE, Lahey Health, Burlington, Mass.

Finally, Emerging Regional Leaders include Region 1: Alison
Brisson, CHFM, SASHE, Dartmouth-Hitchcock; Region 2: Robert Decker, CHC, CHFM, CBRE/Medstar Harbor Hospital, Baltimore; Region 3: Matthew C. Snow, P.E., Baptist Health Paducah (Ky.); Region 4: Thomas E. Gibson, CHFM, CHC, CHSP, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hallandale Beach, Fla.; Region 5: Matt E. Royal, CHFM, CHC, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis; Region 6: Danielle Gathje, CHFM, JLL/HealthEast-St. John’s Hospital, Maplewood, Minn.; Region 7: Michael Joseph Wood, CHFM, CHSP, CHEP, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas; Region 8: Mark A. Sears, CHFM, Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, Neb.; Region 9: Mark Morucci, CHFM, CHC, Kaiser Permanente Antioch (Calif.) Medical Center; and Region 10: Marnie Boomer, Providence Centralia (Wash.) Hospital.

Mike Hrickiewicz is editor of Health Facilities Management