About Us

Arizona ASHE was incorporated in 1994 to promote and expand the knowledge and practice of Hospital Engineering to serve all of Southern Arizona and the Tucson area. Arizona ASHE is about:

  • Encouraging and assisting members to expand their knowledge and increase their competence in hospital engineering
  • Cooperating with hospitals, allied health care organizations, regulatory bodies, professional engineering and architectural groups in matters pertaining to hospital engineering
  • Bringing about closer cooperation among members to promote efficiency, to provide a medium for the interchange of ideas; and to disseminate material pertaining to hospital engineering
  • Encouraging participation and assistance in conducting regular meetings, conferences and educational programs

Arizona ASHE is governed by a 4 faculty members and 3 associate members that are representatives from various areas in Southern Arizona. Five members are facility members and one is an associate member. These board members are nominated an elected by the general membership and serve for two terms. The board of directors meet on a bi-month basis and the dates for the meetings are available on the website.

Jacob Linhart, CHFM, CHC

Chapter President

Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital
Director of Facilities Operations & Construction


Richard Parker, CHFM


Tucson Medical Center
Director of Facilities and Construction


Ashley Downes

Associate Board Member

Bernhard TME Project Manager


Herman Johannesmeyer, P.E., CHFM

Advocacy Liaison

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson


Melissa Dominguez

Membership Liaison

Facilities Project Leader Tucson Medical Center


Rosemary Bright

Associate Board Member

Architect | Business Development Director


Guy Shoaf


Arizona ASHE conducts bi-monthly chapter business meetings followed by an educational session open to all facility members and associate members. These meetings will provide you with information on challenges that faced every day in healthcare facilities management. Meeting dates are available on this website.