Every year I do internal reporting on how we did compared to the previous year, otherwise known as Benchmarking. We all monitor our expenses and utilities from yer to the next. Theon is, question is, "Do you compare yourself to others?" I myself use the IFMA Operations and Maintenance Benchmark book along with a few others to compare against like facilities. There are other sites and associations that also provide benchmarking this that can be used. I have brought this up as IFMA is gathering information on Space and Project Management. All particpants will receive a free copy of the final report.
If you're interested in getting more involved in the Cental Ohio Chapter, working on a committee is a great way to start. If you are interested in a committee, please contact us at [email protected]
Todd Kise, CFM, SFP
President, IFMA Central Ohio
Please welcome Central Ohio Chapter of IFMA new members (January 2020):
Keith Jackson Integret Solutions
Doug Arrasmith Colliers International
Jon Bey ABM
Jeffery Hower Ohio Geese Control
Jason Wooldridge Interstate All Battery
Are you looking for a way to network with your fellow IFMA Central Ohio members and get more involved with the Chapter?
The Committees in IFMA Central Ohio are what makes the Chapter operate efficiently and effectively. We have a number of committees that need your help:
Programs- This committee selects, schedules and coordinates the monthly programs and tours for the Chapter. The Committee endeavors to help members increase their knowledge and expertise in facility management related topics. This is accomplished by providing programs and tours that bring to the forefront topics of facility management that pertain to the working environment.
If you're interested in joining this committee, please contact Kelly Waters (614-736-9007 or [email protected]).
Membership- This Committee promotes membership growth and retention by providing new member recruiting events and encouraging new and current members to be involved in chapter events and activities. The committee also conducts quarterly new member events, as well as assists in welcoming/registering attendees at Chapter programs, tours and events. Chapter co-chairs are Lindsay Squire and Lisa Davis.
Associate Membership - This Committee works with our associate members with questions and sponsorship opportunities. Associate members are an important part of the Chapter as we regularly tap into their knowledge base to help our Professionals receive the knowledge they need to perform their responsibilities. Current chair is Jeff Havens.
If you are interested in getting your FMP or SFP, please let one of the board members know. The more members interested the better the chance of having another class in 2020.