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SEPTEMBER 24-26, 2024
Austin Convention Center - Austin, Texas

Advisory Board Member

Jenabeth M Ferguson

Vice President, Symposium Director
JD Events

About Jenabeth

Jenabeth is Vice President, Symposium Director for the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo with JD Events. In her role she provides strategic direction on the formulation and execution of the event. In addition she is fully responsible for directing the educational program including the recruitment of all speakers. The extensive industry Advisory Board for the Symposium has grown under Jenabeth’s tenure to include leaders from prestigious design firms as well as some of the largest health systems in the country. She is responsible for the direction and leadership of the board including chairing the annual meetings. Since 2012 she has served as Master of Ceremonies at the event each fall. Jenabeth formed the annual raffle at the Symposium with 100% of the proceeds being donated to many charitable organizations.  Since 2006 the Symposium has made over $140k in donations to organizations such as the Rick Hansen Foundation, Bring Change2Mind and Pet Partners. 

Healthcare Design Work

Jenabeth has a long history with the Symposium. From 1998 – 2002 she served as the registration and customer service manager.  In 2005 Jenabeth joined JD Events to head up the Symposium. 

Education & Credentials

  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, BA
  • American Society of Healthcare Engineers, Member

Fun Fact

Most nights in the summer you can find Jenabeth at a baseball field on Cape Cod. She has volunteered for the Bourne team of the Cape Cod Baseball League for the past fifteen years. Jenabeth has taken pleasure in watching players such as Mitch Moreland of the Boston Red Sox and Chad Green of the New York Yankees get drafted, make their way through the minors, get the call to the majors and play in the World Series.