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APRIL 2017


Joint Expo Winners Announced!
The BOMA-IFMA Joint Expo, held on Tuesday, March 14th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, was a great success with over 90 exhibitors and 150+ attendees.

The "SuperHero" theme was apparent with wonderful decor and creative costumes of the displaying members. Awards were given for various categories that helped create a fun and exciting atmostphere.  Congratulations goes to.....

Best Decorated Booth - Stanley Security
Most Fun Game - Pacific Rim and Dowling Construction
Best Costumes - ABM and Corovan
Most Welcoming - Ben & Jerry's and Bill Howe Pluming 
April Fireside Chats

We want to hear how IFMA San Diego can best meet  your  membership needs, and also would like to share best practices that will help take you advantage of all the benefits that the chapter has to offer.  Join us for a small group meeting where you'll get to know other members and have a chance to share your thoughts.  We have three objective for these casual meetings:
  1. We want to hear how IFMA can support you in your career objectives.
  2. We'll be prepared to share information about IFMA San Diego, so have your questions ready!
  3. You will get to know other IFMA members so that you will recognize some friendly faces when you attend IFMA events.
Our next schedule meeting:  Friday April 21st  Rancho Bernardo Panera -  4S Commons Town Center, 10430 Craftsman Way, San Diego, CA 92127
If you are interested in attending either of these events, or future month events, please email  Melanie Bamba  or  Lisa Chappell.

20th Ann ual Charity Golf Outing

Celebrating our 20 th  Golf Outing with a Roaring 20's theme, this will be biggest and best fundraising golf outing in our history.  
The event will be held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn on Friday, June 2 ,  starting at 9:00 AM (Shotgun start at 11:00 AM) with the proceeds benefiting IFMA San Diego and the Ronald MacDonald House of San Diego              
  • Details of Our Sponsorships are available here
  • Donate an Item to the Silent Auction here
  • To register for an individual golfer or foursome, please click on this link 
If you have any questions, please contact us
April's Annual Sponsor Highlight
Barry Garson
J&M Keystone Restoration & Cleaning 
Cell:  619-917-0802
Office:  619-466-9876
J&M Keystone, Inc.  was established in San Diego almost 40 years ago. With over 100 years of combined experience in emergency water damage restoration, reconstruction, and other specialty cleaning, J&M is a full service restoration contractor. We hold a California contractor's license with B, C15 and C54 classifications and are equipped to handle all types of property damage such as Residential, Medical and Commercial Facilities.
We have a fleet of 32 vans and trucks, over 100 highly-skilled employees, and an equipment inventory-including our state of the art "Sludge BossĀ®"- large enough to handle almost anything. Our team is comprised of trained, certified flood technicians and skilled tradesman who can be dispatched 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our immediate response-typically within 60 minutes-to any type of emergency can aid in controlling damage and minimizing repair costs.
At J&M Keystone, Inc., our primary goal is to offer the best service possible.

IFMA San Diego's Event Recap
After an educational program, a summary of the presentation appears on our event recap page along with a link to the video posted on our YouTube channel.  To access these latest posts, please visit us at: IFMASD Event Recap

In the News
Welcome New Members
  • Thomas Dunn, Kavanagh and Associates
  • Nick Eddy,Garland Company
  • Mike Habeeb, iOffice Corp
  • Ben Kushner, Universal Electric Corporation
  • Mark Mendez, Paragon Services Janitorial
  • Kenna Montag, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
  • Janay Rado, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
  • Richard Thetga, PFS Consulting, LLC
  • Robert Thompson, Watkins Mfg
  • Casey West, National Security Works
  • Candice Young, Herman Miller

Attention Associates!
Can your company fulfill contracts with prevailing wage requirements? If the answer is yes, add it to your searchable keywords for the online directory! Email Steve Milinkevich of Corovan Commercial Moving, with the term "prevailing wage" in the subject line.

Member Spotlight  
Highlighting Jessica Kalloch of Bill Howe Plumbing.
Facility Spotlight  
The spotlight shines on  Alexandria Spectrum One.  
Inked by IFMA - Attention Associate Members
Does your company do business with one or more of IFMA San Diego's Professional members? We'd like to celebrate these Inked by IFMA relationships by sharing them with chapter members to promote this valuable trend and recognize Facility Managers and Service Providers.   
Here's how you can participate: 
  • Identify the IFMA Professionals you are doing business with.
  • Request their approval to share your relationship.
  • Email Kirsten Finneran with the names of the companies you are providing services to currently or have in the past year.
  • CC the professionals on your email to Kirsten indicating the professional's approval.
  • Please include the type of service provided.
  • That's it! 
Upcoming IFMA San Diego Events
News from SDG&E
EcoChoice is a Productive Choice for Businesses

SDG&E's EcoChoice program gives customers the option to purchase up to 100% clean, renewable energy. The program may be a good option for those who lease or don't have the ability to adopt solar due to costs or the inability to put panels on their rooftop. With Ecochoice, there's no upfront installation cost and you're supporting clean, renewable energy in our community. Those who enroll will pay a small premium every month depending on their subscription level. Customers can visit ou 
online calculator  to estimate how much it will cost each month to purchase renewable energy through the program. Customers can also enroll online. For more information, visit EcoChoice .  
Affiliated Organization News & Events
Biocom's Earth Day Sustainability Reception
Thursday April 20th at Farmer and the Seahorse. - Click here for more details
First 10 IFMA San Diego Chapter Members may attend complementary.  Please click here and use promotion coded -earthday2017 for free registration.
SDBJ's Cyber Security 2017  - Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Other Programs and Events  
More About IFMA San Diego
IFMA San Diego eNews 
I FMA San Diego eNews is a monthly news bulletin sent to members of the
San Diego chapter of International Facilities Management Association to provide information about upcoming events and chapter activities.

E-News Submission
E-News articles should address near-term activities and announcements. Hyper links may be included. To submit an article, please send it to administrator@ifmasandiego.org by the 15th of the month.  Other articles of less timely nature should be submitted to Donna Frick for inclusion in the San Diego Chapter Of IFMA Blog.

About Us
IFMA San Diego is a volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the performance and professional growth of our members through networking, education and promoting the practice of facilities management.
Through educational programs, networking, career support and communications, the IFMA San Diego objective is to be the premier organization for facility management professionals.

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