CICHE’s goal is to serve as a resource for the personal and professional development of its members so that they are the best in the health care facilities management field and eminently qualified to address the unique needs of health care organizations.

The Central Illinois Chapter of Healthcare Engineering is the primary resource for developing, educating, and expanding the skills of professionals in Central Illinois health care institutions and their professional affiliates located within the boundaries of I-80 and I-70. Through our chapter educational programs and events we offer professional development, access to national trends, codes and standards updates, and facility management solutions to our members.

CICHE is a local legal affiliate chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Engineers (ASHE). Members include professionals and students that engage in one or more of the following healthcare team responsibilities:

Plant Operations

Plant Engineering

Safety Management

Clinical Engineering

Facility Planning, Design, and Construction

Related Hospital Fields

Suppliers to Hospitals

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Michael Gorham


Jeff Clarkson

Vice President

Tami Wright


Tammy Phillips

Social Chair

Patrick Costello

Sustainability Liaison

Mike Wolf

Advocacy Liaison

Erik Fehl


Kirt Abbott

Educational Chair

Scott Rinkenberger

Community Outreach Chair



Thank you for your interest in membership in the Central Illinois Chapter of Healthcare Engineers.

Vendor Membership with CICHE starts at only $350.00 and allows you to add an unlimited number of members from within your organization. Healthcare Membership is offered free of charge. If you are interested in membership you can sign up online by clicking the link on the right. Or feel free to email with any questions.

Sponsorship is available for all meetings and events at multiple levels. Please contact one of the officers for further information.

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Note: Healthcare members are NOT required to purchase a membership.

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