Leah S. J. Hummel AIA, CHFM, CHC

Senior Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs, American Society for Healthcare Engineering

Before joining ASHE, Leah worked for The Joint Commission, starting out as a Life Safety Code Surveyor and then as an Engineer with the Standards Interpretation Group.

She was also employed as a plans reviewer/construction inspector with the North Dakota Department of Health Division of Life Safety and Construction and as a hospital facility architect responsible for planning, design, and construction projects. She started her career as a design architect working primarily on healthcare projects.

Leah has been awarded a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from North Dakota State University. She also attained a Health Administration Certificate from the University of North Dakota.

Leah is a licensed architect in North Dakota and Minnesota. She also maintains certification as a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager and Certified Healthcare Constructor by ASHE.