April 25, 2017 - Vol 9, Issue 9
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2017 IPI Board of Directors Results
A warm welcome to the newly-elected members of the 2017 IPI Board of Directors: 
  • Temitope Longe, Parking Division, Integrated Transport Centre, Abu Dhabi.
  • Brent Paxton, Parkmobile LLC.
  • Geary Robinson, Ph.D., CAPP, University of North Texas.
  • Diego Torres-Palma, Smarking. 
We are thrilled to welcome back re-elected incumbents: 
  • Bridgette Brady, CAPP, Cornell University.
  • Gary Means, CAPP, Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority.
  • David G. Onorato, CAPP, Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh. 
IPI members elected these volunteer leaders from a slate of 13 candidates for a two-year term beginning in May. Learn about the role of the Board and the 17 members who serve on it here. IPI's strength and success comes from the commitment that our members make to our industry. Thank you to all who sought Board positions; we are grateful for your continued active involvement.
Last Chance to Save on 2017 IPI Conference & Expo Registration
Discounted rates for the 2017 IPI Conference & Expo, May 21-24, New Orleans, La., end April 30 -- register now! Connect with more than 3,000 attendees in a variety of networking events, social activities, and roundtables. Take part in forward-thinking general sessions, innovative demonstrations in the massive Expo Hall, and deep dives into hot-button issues. 

Industria del Estacionamiento: Get Your Free Copy
The newest issue of Industria del Estacionamiento, IPI's Spanish-language magazine, is here! This issue is full of great features, including the way one Latin American parking organization is positioning itself for a mobility-centric future, municipal parking trends, and the ins and outs of adaptive reuse of parking structures. For your free subscription, email fernandez@parking.org.
On the Blog: Dead Heat and Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention
Deadly heat is already here in many states and is fast approaching in others. Never leave a child in a parked car -- not even for a minute. IPI shared resources for parking professionals to educate parents and caregivers about this issue on the Parking Matters® Blog last week -- check them out. National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Awareness and Prevention Day is April 26 and IPI will be spreading the word on social media. Show your support by sharing IPI's heatstroke resources and using the hashtags #heatstrokekills and #lookbeforeyoulock. 
Got Lights? Applications Open for Energy Efficiency Awards
The 2017 Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Awards recognize high-achieving parking facilities. The annual program highlights parking facility owners who have achieved exceptional performance in energy reduction through high-efficiency lighting and controls. If you have retrofitted, revamped, or relamped since 2010, your facilities are eligible. There is no cost to join or participate in the campaign. Apply by June 2 and get recognized for being bright!

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Members can submit their RFPs online at no charge. The ability to post RFPs is an IPI member benefit. Learn more.