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March Monthly Meeting & Hug-a-Bear Campaign

March 08, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church
11612 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77024


Tony Keane, CAE

Tony Keane, CAE, is president and CEO of the International Facility Management Association. In this capacity he also serves as a board member of the IFMA Foundation, IFMA FM Research and Benchmarking Institute and Built Environment Technology Association. At IFMA he oversees the global organization from its service center of excellence in Houston, Texas, USA.

Keane is a certified association executive with significant experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to starting at IFMA in 2010 Keane served as executive director of NACE International, the professional association for corrosion prevention. While at NACE he also served as a director on the NACE Foundation Board, chairman of the Four Point Publishing, Inc. board and as a director on the Board of International Registration for Nuclear Coating Specialists.

Keane’s past positions have provided him with a broad range of experience, from accounting to business management. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati with a business degree in accounting and management. He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant.

Additionally, Keane serves on the board of directors for GlobalFM, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, and is a past president for the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives. He is also a member of the American Society of Association Executives


Hug-A-Bear Campaign

The Community Relations Committee is sponsoring the annual Hug-a-Bear Campaign to collect teddy bears to present to the Houston Police Department at the March 8th Luncheon Program.

Collected bears will be distributed to the Houston Police and Fire Departments so that officers and firefighters can carry them in their patrol units, fire trucks and ambulances. The bears are used to comfort children who have suffered a traumatic experience or crisis situation. Some of the bears will be given to the Juvenile Sex Crimes Unit Investigators so that they can bring comfort to the young victims. Please bring your new, 12”-14” bear to the March 8th Luncheon Program.

IFMA's GOAL: Collect 500 Bears!

Challenge: Groups or individuals who donate 30+ bears are eligible for door prizes!

Start your company wide campaign now!

For more information please contact Kathy Edwards: 


Members $40
Guests $50


$40.00 Member
$50.00 after 5:00 am March 7

$50.00 Guest