Chad E. Beebe, AIA, FASHE


Chad BeebeDeputy Executive Director for Advocacy
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

Chad E. Beebe, AIA, FASHE, is a registered architect, a Certified Fire Protection Specialist, a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, and a Certified Building Official. He is deputy executive director for advocacy for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association. Chad serves on many national panels and committees that develop regulations for the design and construction of health care facilities, including the National Fire Protection Association’s Standards Council and the Health Guidelines Revision Committee (HGRC), the multidisciplinary body responsible for updating the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities. Chad has experience as the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) for the Washington State Department of Health and managed its Construction Review Services program. 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.

Topic areas:

  • ASHE: NFPA 101 Update
  • ASHE Advocacy Highway: Roadmap to Codes and Standards
  • FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities
  • 2012 NFPA 99: New Risk Based Approach
  • Just Ask ASHE: Codes & Standards Forum
  • 2014 FGI Guidelines Updates
  • NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, 2015 Update

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