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May 8

May 8, 2018 Meeting

Huh, Huh, What, Speak Up??

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Sponsor of the Month

The Sponsor of the Month
for

Samantha Rawlings will be our guest speaker at the

May 8, 2018 Luncheon. 

Founded  in 1947, Veneklasen Associates is one of the most prominent and innovative acoustical consulting firms in the world. The company's services include acoustics, noise, vibration, audio-visual, information technology and security. VA's work has been recognized worldwide, and ranges from working with Albuquerque Public Schools, to some of the world’s most iconic and recognizable structures such as; the Pepsi Center in Denver, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Rose Bowl and the Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

With a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Samantha Rawlings has worked on a wide variety of building types at Veneklasen Associates. Her expertise includes exterior noise analysis, facility assessments, interior noise surveys and acoustical measurements, acoustical finish and materials recommendations, and specifications pertaining to floor/ceiling assemblies, mechanical noise, and partition sound transmission mitigation. In addition to her technical strengths, Samantha often functions as Project Manager and is considered a mentor within the office. Upon her accreditation in 2009, she became VA’s first LEED AP.

Samantha's presentation is titled:

How do acoustics reflect in LEED as part of scoring? 

Huh, Huh, What, Speak Up?? 
 “Hearing” this too often in your facilities? Sound quality and noise mitigation is a significant factor in the built environment.

Welcome to IFMA New Mexico Chapter 



IFMA NM was honored to have Mary Gaurer, Representative in the House of Delegates perform the swearing in of our Officers for 2017/2018.

                            

 2017-2018 Officers and Directors

Maria Dion, President, 2017-18pres@ifmanm.org
 
Jim Lloyd, Vice President, vicepresident@ifmanm.org
  
Diana Cordova, Treasurer,

Amy Townsley, Secretary, secretary@ifmanm.org

Peggy Baca, Director, dir@ifmanm.org

Marissa Oakeley, Marketing Chair, marketing@ifmanm.org
 
Amy Lawler, Sponsorship Chair, sponsorship@ifmanm.org
 
Maryhelen Pridham , Chapter Administrator newchapadmin@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.

Membership

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 Maryhelen Pridham.

 

 

 

Join IFMANM today.  It's quick and it's easy. 

 Individual benefits:

  • Local, global and industry-specific networking with a knowledgeable and supportive community of facility professionals.
  • Opportunities to hone your skills, broaden your expertise and heighten your credibility in all FM-related areas.
  • Opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally — earn recognition with an IFMA credential, get involved in association activities and contribute to the advancement of your profession.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in your field.
  • Raise your professional profile as an FM dedicated to best-in-class facility management.

 

Company benefits:

  • See a noticeable improvement in the efficiency and productivity of your facility and FM team.
  • Identify facility strengths and weaknesses through benchmarking studies.
  • Best workplace practices, sustainability how-to guides and relevant FM training at your facility professional’s fingertips.
  • Heighten awareness of issues, trends and legislation affecting the workplace.
  • Reduce liability risks through an informed FM staff.
  • Reliable information on the latest product and service solutions to meet your diverse workplace needs.

 

Visit:  www.ifma.org

Don't forget to join the New Mexico Chapter when registering.

 

 

The IFMA Spring Conference attracted 68 attendees and 21 sponsors to the Sandia Resort and Casino for a day of "Raising the Bar: Operational Excellence and Strategic Impact in Facility Management"

Our five speakers graced the conference hall with their perspectives on the topic. (If a speaker has  given permission to post their presentation you may click on their name to view the presentation)

John Freisinger: Keynote Speaker:  Management Lessons from Beneath the Beekeeper's Veil

Ted Ritter: Facilty Management Technology Essential for each Generation

Katie Snapp: Human Factors:  People Who Need People...Like Facilities People

Randy Sanchez:  Maintaining Relevance in a Competitive Retail Market

Al Sena : Navigating the Facilities Management Maze

Other conference highlights: Board President Maria Dion, provided a great acknowledgement of Peggy Baca for her work on the 2018 Conference and her committee members, Diana Cordova, Amy Lawler, Marissa Oakeley, Mary Anne Giangola, Dan Wacker and Maryhelen Pridham. Plus gifts and monetary prizes to lucky attendees were given throughout the day.

Attendees and Sponsors, we will be sending a brief survey for your feedback. For those of you who missed the conference, we hope to see you at a meeting soon!

Click here to view Conference Brochure

 

 

 

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HONORING OUR ANNUAL SPONSORS 4/19/2018