Smart Water Leadership Summit Phigenics
2017 Smart Water Leadership Summit
SessionPresentersTime
Infection Prevention and Water Management
Dr. Girlie Manatad, MPH, CHSP, Manager, Facilities-Regulatory Compliance, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Enterprise, Pat Jackson, RN, MA, CIC, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, and Dr. Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH, CIC, FACP, Hospital Epidemiologist & Exec Director, Infection Prevention Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital System43:53
Automated Monitoring of Potable Water Systems and Dental Water Testing
Damian Mindley, Chief-Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center20:11
What to Expect and How to Work with Your Water SupplierElizabeth Turner, Public Relations and Water Conservation Manager, North Texas Municipal Water District32:13
Leading a System Water Management ProgramAl Kubly, Section Head of Facilities Operation, Mayo Clinic, Damian Mindley, Chief-Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center, and Chip Phifer, Director, Plant Engineering Services, Novant Health40:27
Best Practices in Managing Ice Machines Missy Cain, Regional Manager, Phigenics 35:38
Certifying Buildings and Water Systems for Environmental Performance: An Introduction to LEED v4 Water Efficiency SectionJonathan Kraatz, Executive Director and LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council-Texas Chapter19:45
Developing a Comprehensive Enterprise Water Management ProgramDr. Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH, CIC, FACP, Hospital Epidemiologist & Exec Director, Infection Prevention Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital System33:25
Best Practices in Managing Your Decorative Water Features Rick Dandrow, Senior Account Manager, Phigenics 32:14
When and How to Work with Your Health DepartmentMichelle Ward, Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services 24.09
Scott Furman
Principal, Sive Paget & Riesel
Scott Furman has a breadth of legal experience focusing on identification and implementation of solutions to complex environmental issues. Scott’s knowledge of and expertise in Brownfield Redevelopment programs, and similar Voluntary Cleanup Programs, has enabled his clients to complete redevelopment and remediation projects in 14 different states. His work has brought him to nation- and world-wide matters, working on projects from New York City to China while representing individual clients, companies and corporations. In addition to brownfield redevelopment work, Scott has a strong transactional practice and has guided his clients through the closing of a $2.4 billion acquisition and many acquisitions valued between $25 million and $250 million. In addition, Scott has a burgeoning renewable energy practice and has advised clients on a multitude of renewable energy projects, including a variety of solar photovoltaic deals.
Dr. Vincent Hsu
MD, MPH, CIC, FACP, Hospital Epidemiologist & Exec Director, Infection Prevention Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital System
Dr. Vincent Hsu is the co-chair of Florida Hospital's Water Management Program. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University College of Medicine in California. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Legacy Portland Hospital and his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at University of Southern California Medical Center. He also obtained a Masters of Public Health at University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health. Prior to joining Florida Hospital, Dr. Hsu spent three years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he was involved in outbreak investigations such as the anthrax attacks and SARS epidemic. His time there was focused on international outbreak control and public health research. Dr. Hsu was also previously the Medical Director for Safety, Quality, and Infection Control at Florida Hospital. His current interests include prevention of hospital-associated infections, community and hospital preparation for pandemic influenza, and use of evidence-based therapies to create a culture of safety for patients. Dr. Hsu has received numerous awards, including several U.S. Public Health Service Awards. He is the author of more than 15 peer-reviewed publications in epidemiology and infectious diseases. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Preventive Medicine.
Pat Jackson
RN, MA, CIC, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas
Pat Jackson is currently the Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Children’s Health in Dallas Texas and has lectured on various infection prevention topics at both local and national levels. She has been an infection preventionist for 22 years and has been certified by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology since 1996. Jackson was an inaugural member of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology’s Fellow class. Fellow of APIC status is a distinction of honor for infection preventionists who are not only advanced practitioners of in infection prevention practice, but also leaders within the field. Pat has served in various leadership positions in both the local APIC DFW chapter as well as the national APIC organization in which she currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Pat was chosen as a Covidien Hero of Infection Prevention in 2008, a DFW Great 100 nurse in 2014 and a D magazine Excellence in Nursing award winner in 2016. In 2005 her team was responsible for the recall of an FDA approved device that was contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia. Pat received her Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree from Baylor University.
Executive Director and LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council-Texas Chapter
Jonathan Kraatz is the first Executive Director for the U.S. Green Building Council Texas Chapter. In 2015, Kraatz was named Interim Executive Director over the formation of USGBC Texas, bringing together green building resources and knowledge from across the state. He facilitated the merger of the four Legacy U.S. Green Building Council Chapters in Texas, and accepted the permanent role in January 2016.
Previously he served as Executive Director for the USGBC North Texas Chapter since 2010, he was hired as the Chapter’s media and communications strategist and was quickly promoted to more responsible positions within the organization.
He earned a LEED Green Associate credential in 2010 and speaks regularly about the Chapter’s mission, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, and building sustainability. Kraatz has presented best practices workshops to national audiences for USGBC and was elected to the Board of Directors for the Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives in 2013. He was also named part of Who’s Who in Energy by the Dallas Business Journal in 2012, 2013, and again in 2014.
Kraatz is also part of the Dallas 2030 District Leadership Council and the Advisory Council for the City of Fort Worth Better Buildings Challenge serving as its Co-Chair beginning in 2017.
In 2015 he was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award, a premier volunteer awards program encouraging citizens to lead a life of service from the President of the United States, for his efforts with the USGBC Chapter Network Evolution Working Groups.
He holds a degree in Journalism from Texas A&M University and credits being challenged early in his career by great mentors for the flexibility and adaptability that has shaped him as a leader.
Al Kubly
Section Head of Facilities Operation, Mayo Clinic
Al Kubly is a Section Head of Facilities Operations at Mayo Clinic. He currently manages an outpatient campus of 8,500,000 sq. ft. and 110 maintenance staff. Al has been a Facility Manager at Mayo, for 26 years. Previous Mayo assignments have been 4 years as the Section Head of Facilities Operations for the St. Marys Hospital campus and 19 years at the Charter House, a Mayo long term care facility in Rochester. Al is the chair of the Water Management Team that is guiding the development and implementation of the Mayo - Potable Water Quality Program.
Girlie Manatad, MD, MPH, CHSP, Manager, Facilities – Regulatory Compliance, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Enterprise
After working for about five years as an MD, Dr. Manatad expanded her field of expertise by obtaining a Masters in Public Health in Environmental Occupational Health Science at Hunter College, City University of NY. She is currently in charge of regulatory compliance at six hospitals at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), including Enterprise on Environment of Care/Utilities Management, Facilities – Infection Control and Water Safety. She also provides regulatory compliance guidance and support to four NYPH regional hospitals. Dr. Manatad had a leadership role in last year’s Ebola and Legionella readiness programs at NYPH. She is a 2015 graduate of Building Tomorrow’s Leadership, NYPH’s leadership development program, a very selective program for VP-nominated, high-performing managers/directors. She is also a voting member of the NSF International 444 Joint Committee on the NSF 444 – Prevention of Injury and Disease Associated with Building Water Systems Standard.
Dr. William McCoy, Ph.D., Program Committee Chair and Chief Technology Officer, Phigenics
Bill McCoy is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Phigenics. He is a world-renowned expert in preventing disease associated with waterborne pathogens in building water systems. The International Water Association (IWA) awarded him their top prize, the Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Management and Science, in Berlin, 2001. The IWA published his full-length book entitled Preventing Legionellosis in 2005. Bill has developed many innovations in water technology. He holds 29 US patents, all with international equivalents, and in 2001, received the Inventor of the Year award from The Intellectual Property Law Association in Chicago. Bill serves as an Advisor to NSF International, developing education, training and certification programs on HACCP for Building Water Systems. He currently serves as voting member on the Environmental Health Committee for the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and also as voting member on Standard Project Committee 188, “Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems”. He holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Calgary and M.Sc. from the University of Hawaii, two undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Microbiology from California State University, Long Beach and Executive Management Education from the University of Michigan.
Damian Mindley
Damian Mindley, Chief – Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center
Damian Mindley assumed the duties of Chief – Engineering Service at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA, in January 2012. Previously, Mr. Mindley served as the Supervisory General Engineer, overseeing one of the largest and most robust Capital Infrastructure Improvement funding periods in the Medical Center’s history. During his first year as Chief Engineer, Mindley received a performance improvement award for implementing changes that resulted in cost savings to the Medical Center. That same year, he completed the Purdue University Yellow Belt Lean Certification Course. The following year, Mindley completed the Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM). As Chief Engineer, Mindley has developed the facility’s first Work Order/Preventative Maintenance instructional manual, oversaw the expansion of Engineering operations to Fort McPherson and The Trinka Davis Veterans Village, transitioned all Engineering staff members to S.M.A.R.T performance standards, garnered Resource Management Approval, which created upward mobility promotions for over 20+ staff members, presided over many Capital Infrastructure improvements to include the overhaul of the facility’s electrical distribution network and the addition of a Water Storage Facility, which improved and solidified the facility’s ability to respond during emergency events. The Atlanta VA Medical Center is one of very few facilities in the State of Georgia and in the country with n+1 electrical power redundancy and a 750k gallon Water Storage Facility.
Aaron Rosenblatt, Gordon & Rosenblatt
Aaron Rosenblatt is a Principal of Gordon & Rosenblatt, LLC, independent consultants specializing in matters involving chemical disinfection of water, with an emphasis on microbial risk management in building water systems. Mr. Rosenblatt is an Advisor to NSF International, developing education, training and certification programs on HACCP for Building Water Systems. He is also a member of ASHRAE Special Projects Committee 188, “Prevention of Legionellosis associated with Building Water Systems”. He has served on the Board of the International Ozone Association-Pan American Group (IOA-PAG), and as a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Disinfection and Disinfectants Committees and the Microbial and Disinfection By-Product (M/DBP) Technical Advisory Workgroup during regulatory negotiations for USEPA M/DBP Rule II. He is a past Trustee of the Chemists’ Club of New York and past Chairman of the Chemists’ Club Library. Mr. Rosenblatt has authored more than twenty issued US patents with international equivalents.
Public Relations and Water Conservation Manager, North Texas Municipal Water District
Elizabeth Turner’s other roles in the company include Environmental Services Officer and Laboratory Manager. Her areas of responsibility have included the laboratory, environmental compliance, safety, watershed management, pretreatment and monitoring programs. She has her BS in Biology and her MS in Environmental Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech. She has over 20 years of experience with environmental laboratory, drinking water and wastewater regulations and is a Registered Environmental Manager. She is the past Chair of the American Water Works Association Water Quality Laboratory Committee and is the President-Elect of the Texas Water Utilities Associate Laboratory Analyst Section. She has been a member of the TNI Board of Directors since 2010 and currently serves as the TNI Small Laboratory Advocate. She is the Chair of the WEAT Laboratory Committee and a member of the WEF Laboratory Committee.
Regional Manager, Phigenics
Melissa (Missy) joined Phigenics in 2006 as a Market Specialist and Principal. From 2007-2009, Missy was the Market Development Manager, serving healthcare and university clients while also providing marketing and technical support to Phigenics. Missy has served Midwestern clients as a Regional Manager since 2010. She facilitates Comprehensive Water Management Programs (WMP) that help corporate and site-level organizations optimize the total cost of their water systems by improving safety and efficiency.
Prior to joining Phigenics, Missy spent five years in the healthcare industry with Abbott Laboratories’ Diagnostics Division. As a Senior Scientist, her scope of work focused on resolving technical issues, implementing cost improvements and utilizing statistical process control to drive results.
Missy holds a Bachelors of Science (B.S.), Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Regional Manager, Phigenics
Richard has been a part of the Phigenics team for five years. He supports Water Management Program implementation and management throughout Florida and the Southeast as well as supporting other key corporate accounts.
Date: April 24, 2017
Location: Magnolia Hotel, Dallas, TX
 
TIME
EVENT
8:00-9:00am

Registration

9:00am-5:00pm
Training Course: Comprehensive Water Management

Aaron Rosenblatt, Principal, Gordon & Rosenblatt and Dr. William McCoy, Chief Technical Officer, Phigenics

Date: April 25, 2017
Location: Tower Club, Dallas, TX
 
TIME
EVENT
8:30–9:00am

Registration

9:00–9:30am

Developing a Comprehensive Enterprise Water Management Program

Dr. Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH, CIC, FACP, Hospital Epidemiologist & Exec Director, Infection Prevention Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital System

9:30-10:00am
Certifying Buildings and Water Systems for Environmental Performance: An Introduction to LEED v4 Water Efficiency Section

Jonathan Kraatz, Executive Director and LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council-Texas Chapter

10:30-10:45am
Business Break
10:45–11:15pm
Best Practices in Managing Ice Machines

Missy Cain, Regional Manager, Phigenics

11:15am–12:00pm

Leading a System Water Management Program

Al Kubly, Section Head of Facilities Operation, Mayo Clinic, Damian Mindley, Chief-Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center, and Chip Phifer, Director, Plant Engineering Services, Novant Health
12:00-1:00pm
Lunch

1:00–1:30pm
Best Practices in Managing Your Decorative Water Features

Rick Dandrow, Senior Account Manager, Phigenics

1:30–2:00pm
What to Expect and How to Work with Your Water Supplier

Elizabeth Turner, Public Relations and Water Conservation Manager, North Texas Municipal Water District

2:00-2:15pm
Business Break

2:15-2:45pm
Automated Monitoring of Potable Water Systems and Dental Water Testing

Damian Mindley, Chief-Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center

2:45-3:30pm
Infection Prevention and Water Management

Dr. Girlie Manatad, MPH, CHSP, Manager, Facilities-Regulatory Compliance, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Enterprise, Pat Jackson, RN, MA, CIC, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, and Dr. Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH, CIC, FACP, Hospital Epidemiologist & Exec Director, Infection Prevention Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital System

3:30–4:00pm
Water Management Open Mic

Dr. William McCoy, Chief Technical Officer, Phigenics

4:00-5:30pm
Networking Reception

 
 
 
 
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