David A. Dagenais CHFM, FASHE, CHSP

Sr. Director of Plant Operations, Clinical Engineering, Emergency Management, Safety Officer, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dave Dagenais, CHSP, CHFM, FASHE, is currently the director of plant operations and safety officer at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, New Hampshire. Dave has been involved in the health care field and code development process for more than 18 years. He currently sits on NFPA Health Care Section Executive Board, NFPA 730 Technical Committee Guide for Premises Security, NFPA 731 Technical Committee Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems, NFPA Health Care Section Codes and Standards Review Committee, NFPA 99 Technical Collating Committee, NFPA 99 Technical Committee on Electrical Systems and NFPA 99 Technical Committee on Emergency Management and Security, and has been appointed to the NFPA Healthcare Interpretation Task Force. Dave has served as president of the NH Society of Healthcare Engineers and president of the New England Healthcare Engineers Society, and is a Past President Region 1 Board member for the American Society for Health Care Engineering and the chair of the American Society of Health Care Engineering Advocacy Committee. He is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional, and a Senior ASHE member (SASHE) with the American Society for Health Care Engineering.