Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Kurt A. Rockstroh, FAIA, FACHA (President)
Steffian Bradley Architects, Boston

Kenneth N. Cates, SASHE, CHC (President-Elect)
Northstar Management, Inc., St. Louis

Arthur St. André, MD, FCCM (Treasurer)
Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Joseph G. Sprague, FAIA, FACHA (Immediate Past President)
HKS, Inc., Dallas

Douglas S. Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, HFDP, CHC
Facility Guidelines Institute, St. Louis

Neil A. Halpern, MD, MCCM, FACP, FCCP 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City

James T. Lussier
The Lussier Center/TLC, Bend, Ore.

Dana E. Swenson, PE, MBA
UMass Memorial Health Care System, Worcester, Mass.

Walter Vernon, PE
Mazzetti, San Francisco


Founding Board Members

Armand Burgun, FAIA, FACHA

Martin H. Cohen, FAIA, FACHA



Douglas S. Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, HFDP, CHC

Pamela James Blumgart
Managing Editor

Heather B. Livingston
Associate Editor

Chris Erickson
Administrative Manager

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Donald Pyskacek, AIA, Universal Health Services Building Solutions

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