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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTS

ACHA Certified Architects

The American College of Healthcare Architects provides Board Certification for Architects who practice as healthcare specialists. Our certificate holders include healthcare architects throughout the United States and Canada with specialized skills and proven expertise. Before earning the ACHA Board Certificate, healthcare architects must document their experience and demonstrate their skills through a computer-based examination. ACHA requires its Certificate Holders to work towards the improvement of healthcare architecture on behalf of the public, to practice in an ethical manner, to maintain high standards of specialized continuing education, and to add to the body of knowledge. If you, or someone you know, are qualified for the Board Certificate in Healthcare Architecture, the Regents invite submission of an application.

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U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership.Romanyk Consulting employs architects, engineerings and other professionals who are LEED Accredited Professionals. A LEED AP is a credentialed individual with advanced knowledge in green building, plus expertise in a particular LEED rating system. They have previous experience working on LEED-registered and LEED-compliant projects. They have the ability to expertly recommend design strategies to meet your sustainability goals. 

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AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS (AIA)

AIA Members

The AIA is the voice of the architectural profession and a resource for its members in service to society. Founded in 1857 by 13 architects, the AIA has grown to include more than 95,000 members, represented within more than 200 chapters around the world. The AIA is an advocate for the value of architecture. It provides architect members the resources they need to do their best work. The AIA's mission is to drive positive change through the power of design. It has developed a series of “Where We Stand” statements that clarify its position on key issues facing the profession including: climate change, equity, diversity and inclusion, immigration, infrastructure, licensure, school design and student safety, sexual harassment, and sustainability. Further, the AIA has a long history of requiring its members adhere to the highest ethical standards.

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AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR HEALTHCARE ENGINEERING

ASHE Members

With more than 12,500 members, ASHE is the largest association devoted to professionals who design, build, maintain, and operate hospitals and other health care facilities. ASHE members include health care facility managers, engineers, architects, designers, constructors, infection control specialists, and others. While our membership is diverse, ASHE members share a dedication to optimizing health care facilities and creating and maintaining safe healing environments. ASHE, a professional membership group of the American Hospital Association, is a trusted resource that provides education, regulatory guidance, networking, advocacy representation, and professional development for our members. ASHE is committed to our members, the facilities they build and maintain, and the patients they serve.

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AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (AHA)

Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) Professionals

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Nearly 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care, and 43,000 individual members come together to form the AHA. Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) professionals have proven expertise in optimizing the health care physical environment to keep patients safe and building operations running efficiently. They have exceptional abilities to oversee financial, technical, and administrative operations within a health care organization. They are able to plan, organize, implement, evaluate and monitor all facility programs and departments. RCC's CHRM professionals bring insight to design team and help provide innovative solutions to complex healthcare concerns.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURAL REGISTRATION BOARDS (NCARB)

NCARB Certified Professionals

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is a nonprofit organization made up of the architectural licensing boards of 55 U.S. states and territories. NCARB, in collaboration with licensing boards, facilitates the licensure and credentialing of architects to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. While each jurisdiction is responsible for regulating the practice of architecture within its borders, NCARB develops and administers national programs for candidates pursuing architectural licensure and helps architects expand their professional reach through the NCARB Certificate.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EXAMINERS FOR ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING (NCEES)

NCEES Certified Professionals

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional licensure for engineers and surveyors. NCEES was created in 1920 to help improve the uniformity of laws and to promote the mobility of licensures. Since its founding, NCEES has focused on providing services to advance licensure and facilitate mobility among the licensing jurisdictions. 

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUILDING SCIENCE (NIBS)

NIBS Members

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States. Authorized by the U.S. Congress, the Institute provides an authoritative source and a unique opportunity for free and candid discussion among private and public sectors within the built environment. The Institute’s mission to serve the public interest is accomplished by supporting advances in building sciences and technologies for the purpose of improving the performance of our nation’s buildings while reducing waste and conserving energy and resources.

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INTERNATIONAL CPTED ASSOCIATION (ICA)

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Professionals

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is defined as a multi-disciplinary approach to deterring criminal behavior through environmental design. CPTED strategies rely upon the ability to influence offender decisions that precede criminal acts by affecting the built, social and administrative environment. It is pronounced "sep-ted" and is known by various labels or names around the world, such as Designing Out Crime and other acronyms. ICA's mission is to create safer environments and improve the quality of life through the use of CPTED principles and strategies. By applying the principles of CPTED, Romanyk's professionals design spaces that are safer for staff and patients.  

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)

PMP® Certified Project Managers

As the world’s leading authority on project management, PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals to work smarter in an ever-changing and dynamic world. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification held by members of Romanyk's staff is the world's leading project management certification. It indicates these individuals with their PMP® have the project leadership experience and expertise to successfully manage design projects. Further, it indicates they are experienced with the latest predictive, agile and hybrid project management approaches. Our PMPs are supercharged project leaders who work smarter and perform better.

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COUNCIL FOR SIX SIGMA CERTIFICATION (CSSC)

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) Certified Professionals

The LSSBB certification held by members of Romanyk's staff indicates these individuals possess a thorough understanding of the entire Six Sigma Body of Knowledge. In addition, they have a thorough comprehension of both Six Sigma philosophies and principles (including supporting systems and tools). The Black Belt Certification designation also reflects an understanding of team leadership, team dynamics, and the ability to successfully assign team members with roles and responsibilities. Lastly, these RCC staff members demonstrate a high-level understanding of the DMAIC model in accordance with the Six Sigma principles, basic knowledge of lean enterprise concepts, and skills to quickly identify “non-value-added” activities.