Committees

Below you will see descriptions for each of the IFMA Houston Committees. These committees are run by volunteers who are members of IFMA Houston. They are responsible for everything we love about IFMA Houston!


 

 

 

 

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Questions? 

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Associates Committee

The goal is to provide support, education, and expertise as industry partners to the facility managers of Houston, and to provide guidance to vendors in adhering to professional marketing and selling guidelines.

Paul Baker
Tarkett

Golf Invitational & Fundraiser

The Golf Committee is seeking high-quality volunteers to assist in executing the Houston Chapters premier golf event. Whether you’re a golf novice, an avid fan, a new volunteer, or have been a long-standing volunteer for years, this is the committee for you. Our annual event provides volunteers with a wonderful opportunity to contribute, network and support two great causes in one.

Elena Champagne
Unified Communications

IFMA Cares Committee

The IFMA Cares Committee is the Houston chapter's community service committee.  The IFMA Houston Cares committee demonstrates social responsibility by giving back to the community through restoration projects for various nonprofit organizations. The IFMA Cares Committee organizes philanthropic activities in which committee and general members can participate throughout the year. 

Roxanne Ellis 
Environmental Architectural Millwork

Membership

The objective of the Membership committee is to grow and retain membership for the chapter.  We also serve as ambassadors for the Houston Chapter to ensure a positive experience for guests, as well as current members, at all Chapter functions.

Jason Rivera (Committee Chair)                  Kathy Edwards (Co-Chair)
Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing        APEX Surface Care

Professional Development

Provides regular and ongoing programs geared to the continuing professional development of its members' quarterly seminars, tours, and other educational opportunities through the International association.

[email protected]

Programs

The Programs Committee plans our monthly chapter programs. The primary goal of this committee is to address the educational needs of our professional members through monthly presentations where members learn best practices in Facilities Management.  This committee meets monthly to brainstorm current events, new practices, and interesting ideas in order to provide fresh topics for each monthly meeting.  

Micki Washington, AIA, IIDA, RID, LEED AP
HOK

Social Media & Communications

In coordination with marketing and events committees, the social media committee is responsible for advertisements to go on social media networks, posting of upcoming events and posting of event photos. 

Follow Us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

[email protected]

Special Events

The Social & Special Events committee is responsible for planning, promoting and executing of Chapter social gatherings including the Holiday Party, Fish Fry, Casino Night, Social and other activities as directed. Members of these committees are fun, energetic and always looking for ways to provide an upbeat experience at all Chapter events.

Lesli Sandford
Maintenance of Houston

Sponsorship

In coordination with the event and social committees, obtains sponsorship funds, services and products for events, raffles, and other identified needs. Prepares and defines the Sponsorship package. Want to see what the 2020-2021 Sponsorship Packages look like? Take a look!

Linda Warner
Kinder Morgan, Ltd.

Sustainability

The Sustainability Committee looks for new and inventive ways for facility managers to lower their energy, waste, water, etc. for the firms they serve.

Jacqueline Salterio
Gensler

Technology

The Technology committee keeps up with the cutting edge of technology as it relates to the workspace and helps integrate it into the IFMA Houston experience.

James Mcdonald 
iOFFICE

Young Professional Committee

The Young Professionals Committee focuses more on the members of IFMA Houston who are categorized as Young Professionals. They plan events and socials that appeal more to the younger demographic that is just getting started in the Facility Management profession. 

Dana Wimer
Newpark