Vernon has more than 30 years of experience working with healthcare
clients of all sizes around the world to plan, design and operate their
facilities. He serves as CEO of Mazzetti, a national consulting and
engineering firm headquartered in San Francisco.
Vernon was appointed to the Health Care Institute’s Board of Directors
in April 2015. HCI is an International Facility Management Association
In addition to his work with
HCI, Vernon works with a number of other industry organizations.
Currently, Vernon serves on the NFPA 99 Electrical Systems Technical
Committee; is the vice chair for the ASHRAE 189.3 committee; and
represents ASHE on the ASHRAE 188 committee. Vernon is on the Board of
the Research and Development Committee for the Facilities Guideline
Institute. He also sits on UL1069 for Nurse Call Systems and the ANSI
E60 committee Setting Standards for Sustainability, and is leading the
team developing the American Hospital Association’s Sustainability
Roadmap and Energy to Care Programs.
Vernon previously served as electrical engineer for
the California Hospital Building Safety Board. He also served as one of
three co-coordinators for the Green Guide for Healthcare and is a former
board member of Healthcare Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth.
Vernon also holds several book credits to his name. He
co-authored the ANSI/IEEE White Book, the International Standard for
Electrical Systems in Healthcare Facilities, and is the principal author
of the WHO book, “Health in the Green Economy.”
Vernon is also licensed to practice law in California,
and holds degrees in philosophy, mathematics, electrical engineering,
business and law.