Josh Brackett PE, SASHE, CHFM

System Regulatory Director, Facilities Operations, Banner Health

Joshua Brackett, PE, SASHE, CHFM is the system regulatory director of facilities operations at Banner Health. He offers numerous perspectives into health care facilities management, fire protection and life safety, and codes and regulatory compliance due to his diverse background. Starting his career in fire protection design at a national engineering firm, he gained a strong foundation in codes and standards. Josh leveraged this technical expertise to build relationships across the nation at the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) through his work with the Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs Committees. Later transitioning to a fire protection contracting company, he developed regulatory processes and procedures for hospitals across Arkansas and bordering states. As the system special projects manager for support services, he led regulatory compliance, energy management, and process improvement at Arkansas’ largest health care organization, Baptist Health. Josh also co-founded Legacy FM, a nationwide company focused on developing education and training programs for facilities management teams that empower the men and women that keep our buildings running. A licensed fire protection engineer with senior status at ASHE (SASHE) and a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM), he is ASHE faculty for ASHE’s educational programs and an active member of ASHE’s Regulatory Affairs Committee, Health Care Code & Standards Review Committee of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and several other NFPA committees. He also serves on several projects for the NFPA Research Foundation.