Upcoming Events

May 13

2016 Spring Conference

Securiity Game Plan: Are Your Bases Covered?


CFM's attending the conference will receive a certificate of attendance showing the session names. The 5 one-hour sessions can be used for CFM Maintenance points. 

Embassy Suites Hotel 1000 Woodward Pl. NE, Albuquerque NM

6:30 am-7:30 am      Exhibit and registration table setup

7:45 am-8:20 am     Registration and Continental Breakfast/Visit exhibits

8:25 am-8:30 am      Welcome – President Andrew DeMattos, IFMANM

8:30 am-9:30 am      Keynote Speaker  “Risks Facing Organizations-Cyber Security and Supply Chain,” Al Berman, MBCP, CBCLA, President, Chief Executive Officer, Disaster Recovery Institute International, President, DRI Charitable Foundation

9:30 am-9:45 am Break/Sponsor exhibits

9:45 am-10:45 am      Session #1 “Risk Assessment and Analysis-How to Develop and Implement an Emergency Preparedness Plan," Jeffrey Murray, Protective Security Advisor, Department of Homeland Security

10:45 am-11:45 am      Session #2  “How to Prepare for Active Threats," James Vautier, Senior Risk Manager, POMS and Associates

11:45 am-12:45 pm   Lunch and Sponsor Exhibits –   (Buffet  Lunch included with registration)  – Lunch in the hotel's atrium

12:45 pm-1:45 pm       Session #3 “Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design” - Arthur Tatum, Principal Director, Environmental Design Divison. Paul Feist, CPTED, Principal Senior Analyst - Soteria Group

1:45 pm-2:00 pm      Break/Sponsor Exhibits

2:00 pm-3:00 pm      Session #4  “Panel Discussion Q & A”  Bring your issues and challenges and explore them with the experts.  Al Berman, Jeffrey Murray, James Vautier, Arthur Tatum, Paul Feist

3:00 pm Conference Close and Thank you’s

Please note that registration is transferable but not refundable.


Welcome to IFMA New Mexico Chapter!

President's Message

NEW – For each meeting you attend between November, 2015 – August, 2016, your name will be entered into a drawing to receive an all-expense (registration, flight, hotel) paid trip to the 2016 World Workplace Conference being held in beautiful San Diego, Ca.  Attend all upcoming meetings to increase your chances of winning!


Mary Anne Giangola, CFM, remains on the Board as Past President pastpresident@ifmanm.org

Energies of many people are needed for our Chapter to function. Want to be more involved? Contact one of the persons above to learn how.

CFM Study Group

The CFM study group now is scheduled for a Fall 2015 start. Contact Carlos Sanchez for details.

Want to earn those coveted letters CFM as part of your professional signature?  Looking to your career future and know that being a CFM will make you a more compelling candidate?  Want to fill in some knowledge gaps? Take a look at the CFM study course the New Mexico Chapter of IFMA is offering. Carlos Sanchez, CFM and former Chapter President, is coordinating subject matter experts on the eleven CFM competencies. If you are working as a facility professional, meet experience and education requirements, consider this course. The course itself is free but you must apply to IFMA regarding eligibility, and purchase the Facility Management Learning System (FMLS) to be part of this course. Class members can purchase as a group through our chapter and get a discount. Interested? Questions? Let Carlos know!


Our numbers are growing! We are proud that our ratio of Professional to Associate members is 80%:20%. 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 Tristan Thomas or Andrew DeMattos.



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