IFMA Insider – West Coast

San Diego zooms past Portland, Oregon, in clean tech rankings:

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FMJ July/August issue offers cost-saving strategies

The July/August issue of FMJ offers practical steps for FMs to keep costs low and profits high. Inside, you’ll find articles that address implementing an effective capital replacement plan, the impact of big data and urban analytics on FM, developing an energy master plan and more.  Read More…

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IFMA San Diego’s first ever Reverse Trade Show

On October 13th, IFMA San Diego will be hosting it’s first ever Reverse Trade Show. Perfect for Facility Managers and Associate Members alike!

See the flyer for more info here.

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Letter from IFMA San Diego President David Suter

Each year our chapter President writes a letter to the membership introducing the  executive board members and describing the vision for chapter over the next year.  Read Letter

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IFMA – Insider West Coast Addition

In reshaping LACMA, Michael Govan sets his sights on a new Los Angeles: 

New law on energy usage is a headache for commercial real estate professionals:

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July Luncheon at Phil’s BBQ: Photos Posted

The July luncheon was at Phil’s BBQ in Point Loma this month.

See the fun the chapter had mingling, learning, and of course… eating!

See all the photos here.


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IFMA-SD Swears in New Executive Board for 2014-15 Fiscal Year

During the monthly luncheon on July 9th (at Phil’s BBQ), outgoing president Bob Wiley sworn in newly elected president David Suter and the rest of the new executive board for the new fiscal year.

On behalf of the entire San Diego chapter, we would like to thank Bob for his time, his mentorship, and his professionalism for the past year serving as the president of the San Diego IFMA chapter. Thank you Bob!


Here is your new executive board:

President – David Suter, CFM; CBSI

1st Vice President – Lisa Chappell, CFM, FMP; Mission Federal Credit Union

2nd Vice President – Donna Frick, SFP, CFM, FMP; Mitchell International

Treasurer – Gayle Lorenc, CFM; Websense

Secretary – Michael Acosta; Quintiles

Please congratulate the new board!

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July Member Spotlight – Jolie Lucas

See July’s Member Spotlight, Jolie Lucas

Jolie is the Senior Military Planner at Aecom. Please see the whole spotlight here.

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Facility manager shares FM-related tips, experiences and insights in short video

After 20 years of facility management in Silicon Valley, Scott Oligher reflects on his exciting career and discusses a typical day in the fast-paced life of a facility manager. He defines his profession as managing the environment to serve the needs of a company and its employees. Oligher recognizes flexibility, positivity and punctuality, among others, as key qualities of a successful facility manager.  Read More…

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IFMA Insider – West Coast Edition

High-tech firms focus on energy efficiency to confront climate change: Read more

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