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Michael R. Karcher, P.E., HCDP, GPCP

VSHE Advocacy Chairperson

Clark Nexsen, Inc.

Mike has over 40 years of design experience in the field of mechanical engineering for various facilities, including healthcare, institutional, commercial and government buildings. He grew up in western Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Architectural Engineering in 1978. He is licensed in Virginia and Maryland and has been involved in healthcare design since 1980.

Mike received his Healthcare Design Professional Certification from ASHRAE in December of 2007 and has been a member of ASHE and VSHE (since its founding) in 2006. He recently received his Guiding Principles Compliance Professional certification at the end of 2019. Mike was the VSHE Hampton Roads Chapter Program Co-Chair in 2010-11 and was the Chairperson from then on until 2015. He has made presentations to Blueridge and Hampton Roads Chapter meetings, and regularly attends either the ASHE PDC Summit Conference or the Annual Conference.

He enjoys exercising, with walking and swimming being the most of his effort. He plays at golf and relaxes with oil painting and visiting National Parks.

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