Proposed changes voted on at the NEHES Annual Meeting Proposed By Law Changes
Updated NEHES By-Laws approved on 9/29/15 Current By Laws Revised
NEHES offers the Healthcare Facilities Professional vital tools for staying ahead of changes, including:
Each spring and fall, NEHES conducts a professional conference which covers topics of current importance to the Healthcare Facility Manager. Speakers are experts from the private sector, regulatory agencies, and academia.
Each year the one-day Spring Seminar is held in Leominster, Massachusetts, and the annual Fall Conference rotates between the six New England states. Certificates of Attendance are awarded to all attendees.
There are five types of NEHES memberships.
Active memberships ($25):
Active Membership in the Society shall be available to those individuals who are employed in or by healthcare-related facilities (those that provide patient care), and who have responsibility in healthcare facility operations (e.g., facilities management, plant engineering, planning/design/construction, security, safety, clinical engineering, and telecommunications). Active Members may vote, hold office, and serve on committees. At the discretion of the Board of Directors, any Active Member whose circumstances change so that they no longer meet the criterion for active membership may be allowed to continue their membership status for the remainder of the current dues period and/or term of office.
NEW! Educator and Student Memberships ($10):
Available to educators and full-time college students teaching or taking course work related to any disciplines determined by the Society. Educator/Student Members may serve on committees, but may not vote or hold office.
Member with a minimum of five years as an Active member who has retired from active work in the healthcare engineering field.
Supporting membership ($110):
Supporting membership is available to manufacturers, vendors, contractors, distributors, service providers, architects, engineers, and others who interact with Society members as part of their businesses and professions by payment of dues at the Supporting Member’s rate. With the exception of the Supporting Member Liaison, Supporting members may not vote or be members of the Board of Directors.
Membership in the Society is open to individuals who are employed directly by a New England based healthcare provider organization or medical research facility, and to businesses which interact with Society members. These individuals must have administrative, supervisory or management responsibility for tasks or duties which fall within the broad field of healthcare engineering.