Upcoming Events

Apr 21

Disruption & Resilience: From Surviving to Thriving

Our 2017 Spring Conference brings you five diverse and expert speakers who will examine the macro and micro effects of disruption and offer practical and philosophical tools offer for resilience!


New Mexico Chapter of IFMA 2017 Spring Conference

Disruption and Resilience: From Surviving to Thriving will provide a new perspective on Disruption and present it as a source of opportunity and possibility. We will put Disruption under a microscope to discern its effect on our lives, our work, and our world. Five diverse and expert speakers will examine the macro and micro effects of disruption and offer practical and philosophical tools for resilience in the face of disruption, allowing us not only to survive, but to thrive in the climate of change.

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7:45 am   Registration
                Continental Breakfast 
                Sponsor Exhibits
8:25 am   Welcome
                Andrew DeMattos, President
                NM Chapter of IFMA

8:30 am   Keynote Speaker
                Jonathan Lewis
                Partner and Strategy Director
                McKee Wallwork + Co.

                Embrace the Wild: How to Understand Disruption & Do Something About It.

9:30 am   Break
                Sponsor Exhibits

9:45 am   Session One
                Learning to Surf the Chaos
                Wayne Whitzell
                Exec. VP, DFS Green 

10:45 am  Break
                 Sponsor Exhibits

11:00 am   Session Two 
                  Disrupt or Be Disrupted:  Creating Real Change in an Uncertain World
                  Matt Procter
                  President, Improve Group

12:00 pm   Lunch
                  Eagle Room- Ticket Required

1:00 pm     Session Three
                  Social Return on Investments
                  Larry Morgan 
                  Head of Facility Operations & Sustainability, SAP Global
                  Facilities Management

2:00 pm     Break
                  Sponsor Exhibits

2:15 pm     Group Exercise
                  Targeting Listening and Communications Skills Improvement
                  Rachel Hroncich

2:30 pm     Session Four
                  Toward a Resilient Future:  The Power of Data and Inclusion
                  Charles Rath, President & CEO 
                  Resilient Solutions

3:30 pm      Drawing

3:45 pm      Conference Conclusion                        




Welcome to IFMA New Mexico Chapter





 2016-2017 Officers and Directors

Andrew DeMattos, President, president@ifmanm.org

Rick Henrard, Vice President, vicepresident@ifmanm.org

Diana Cordova, Secretary, secretary@ifmanm.org

Carlos Sanchez, CFM, Treasurer,  treasurer@ifmanm.org

Maria Dion, Sustainability Chair, sustainability1@ifmanm.org

Adrienne Koplik, Program Chair, program@ifmanm.org

Peggy Baca, Director, dir@ifmanm.org

Mary Anne Giangola, CFM, Past President pastpresident@ifmanm.org

Paula Redwine, Chapter Administrator chapteradmin@ifmanm.org

The energies of many people are needed for our Chapter to function. Would you like to get more involved? Contact one of the persons above to learn how.


Our numbers are growing! We are proud that our ratio of Professional to Associate members is 75%:25%. We appreciate our Associate members, as they are in the field every day contacting facility managers. As you can see, many of our Associate members are helping the chapter to grow even more. Thank you for your support! For more information about membership in the New Mexico Chapter of IFMA, contact Rick Henrard.