Lance Mendiola, CHSP, CHFM

Lance Mendiola, CHSP, CHFM

Vice President, Facilities Management and Construction, CHRISTUS Health

Lance Mendiola is the Vice President of Facilities Management and Construction at CHRISTUS Health. Lance started his career in health care and construction in 1991. He is responsible for CHRISTUS Health’s Facilities Management, Construction, Real Estate and Emergency Management. Lance graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology with a concentration in construction management and a Master of Science in Public Safety with a concentration in Emergency Management from Capella University. He is a veteran of the United States Army with a 26-year career and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer III with multiple combat tours. In this career, he was a Power Generation, HVAC and Engineer Warrant Officer. Lance currently manages a portfolio of facilities in seven states and internationally (Chile, Mexico and Colombia). With over 20 million square feet of facilities, over $650 million in active construction and nearly a billion in construction planning, he relies on a solid team of facilities and project management professionals.

Climate Resilience Networking Lunch

Grande A

Enjoy a networking lunch with leaders in health care climate resilience. Presenters from CleanMed conference sessions on all aspects of resilience, from hospital infrastructure to emergency preparedness to community projects, will give 3-minute descriptions of their upcoming sessions, expertise and most exciting work, and then you get to eat and network with them and like-minded […]


(A-1) Hospital Preparedness in a Changing Climate: Lessons from Extreme Weather Events

Nautilus 1

As global temperatures rise, storms are becoming more frequent and more severe. Similarly, droughts and wildfires will increasingly threaten communities in Western states. This panel will share the experiences of hospitals and health systems that have recently “weathered the storm,” including the threats from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma along with last fall’s devastating fires in […]

Climate Green Design Leadership