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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT As President of the New Jersey Chapter of the International Facility Management Association, allow me to introduce you to the world's largest and most widely recognized association for facility professionals. Founded in 1980, IFMA now supports over 23,000 members in more than 100 countries. This diverse member- ship participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (142 chapters), industry (16 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion s/f of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services. NJ IFMA is your local source of facility management education, information and interaction. As a member of your local chapter, you benefit from: • Networking with colleagues and business partners in your area; • Educational and social events, including career growth programs, facility tours and best practices workshops; Israel Rodriguez

PRESIDENT Israel Rodriguez, Vice President, Faci Ogilvy Health Parsippany, NJ 07 Office: 973-352-4 israel.rodriguez@ogil 1 st VICE PRESIDE Alex Hernandez, FM Medtronic, Inc. Eatontown, NJ 07 Office: 732-578-6 Alex.hernandez@medtr 2 nd VICE PRESIDE Kevin Phoenix, C PHNX Facility Manageme Hillsborouth, NJ 08 Office: 908-623-6 kevin.phoenix185@ya

• Employment referral services; • Support and study groups for those pursuing CFM ® , FMP ® and SFP ™ credentials; • Chapter-specific websites focused on FM news and activities in your area; • Opportunities to mentor FM students at local colleges and universities; and • Opportunities to join chapter committees or serve in a leadership position.

Membership in IFMA and NJ IFMA enables you to gain a competitive edge with employers and showcase your commitment to your profession. And, by becoming a member, you are taking control of your career and future. FM Professionals Can: • Access educational and informational resources that will help you meet goals, strengthen your skill set, and ensure high-performing facilities and teams. • Connect with peers who share your commitment to excellence and the continued advancement of FM. • Exchange ideas and best practices with fellow members. Young Professionals Can:

SOLUTIONS FOR FACILITY MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES: • Young Professional membership (under the age of 35) is a valuable knowledge-, network- and career-builder. • Increase your marketability as a knowledgeable professional through continuing education, industry information and leadership development. • Get active, get involved and make a difference in your career, the association and the profession. FM Students Can: • Jump start your career! As a Student member, you can begin building your resume early. • Connect with experienced professionals, find out about internship programs and research projects, and get involved in local student chapters. • Add IFMA courses to your curriculum and attend IFMA events at reduced rates. Solutions Providers Can: Associate membership is primarily for those who market, represent, distribute or provide facility-related products and services. TREASURER Steven Wharton, FM Vice President/Facilities Kearny Bank Springfield, NJ 07 Office: 201-847-8475,

Our engineers and scientists provide environmental, hazardous building materials, geotechnical, land-use, and construction management services to support your facility management needs: • Property Condition Assessments • Environmental Investigation & Remediation • Demolition • New Construction/Renovation • Industrial Hygiene • Health & Safety and Compliance Training • Connect with FM professionals, build brand awareness and contribute to the advancement of FM. • Benefit from education, credentialing and resources geared toward enhancing your knowledge of the profession. Transitioning to an FM Career: • Join as a Profession l Member and tap into IFMA’s exten ive knowledge and resources to learn more about your new career. • The Facility Management Professional (FMP ® ) credential program will help you get up to speed on FM core competencies. • Chapter, community and/or council membership provides a wealth of opportunities for professional growth Retired FM: • If you’ve retired from a full-time FM position, you can still stay on top of advancements in the industry and keep in touch with the IFMA community. • Share your FM expertise and insights;continue contributing to the ever-growing knowledge base of the profession. • Reach out to students and emerging leaders as a mentor; join committees and advisory boards. Job Seeker • The IFMA community is an active support system of professionals who assist and counsel one another. • Take advantage of a free resume listing on JOBnet, a searchable online job board exclusively for FM. • Many IFMA chapters, communities and councils offer employment referral services for members. Come get to know us at our ext monthly meeting on February 26, 2020, 4:30 PM, to be held at Princeton Innovation Center Biolabs. The topic is FM Career Development presented by Kevin Phoenix, CFM, FMP, Owner, PHNX Facility Management Advisors. Looking forward to seeing you there. Sincerely Israel Rodriguez, CFM President, NJ IFMA Known for excellence. Built on trust. www.gza.com

SECRETARY Lisa Hirschman Marketing Mana SERVPRO of North Somerset Count Warren, NJ 070 Office: 908-222-2 973-727-1757 lisa@servpronesc.

PAST PRESIDEN Joseph Berdetta, F

Facility Director Kent Place Scho Summit, NJ 0790 Office: 908-273-0900, berdettaj@kentplac

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