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JUNE 2017


Fireside Chats at Intuit on June 16
Please join us for coffee to talk IFMA San Diego! We have a few objectives for this casual small group meeting:
  1. We want to hear how IFMA can support you in your career objectives.
  2. We'll be prepared to share any information about IFMA San Diego that might be helpful, so have your questions ready!
  3. You will meet other IFMA members so that you will recognize some friendly faces when you attend IFMA events.
  4. Discuss anything you want to talk about.
To register, please click here.  If you have any questions, please email Lisa Chappell. 
Volunteer Project THIS Summer: Work It, IFMA!
diverse_volunteer_group.jpg The Community Service Committee is planning a work party... and you're invited! San Diego Youth Services (SDYS) is in need of some painting and clean up at their Storefront location. A service project is currently being planned for this summer.
The committee is currently looking for helping hands to paint, clean up, and volunteer their time - anyone and everyone is welcome! SDYS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of hundreds of homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth and their families across San Diego County.
If you're interested in learning more about this project, or if your company would like to donate funds or materials, please reach out to Rachel Willis
for more details.
20th Ann ual Charity Golf Outing
Special Thanks to Our Golf Outing Sponsor
On Friday, June 2, 2017; the San Diego Chapter of IFMA held its 20
th Annual Charity Golf Event at the Rancho  Bernardo Inn.  
This event benefitted our local chapter and the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego.  It was through  sponsorships of hole, on-course challenges, silent auction, raffle and much more; the chapter raised almost $50,000.
We would like to thank our Hole, On-course, 19th Hole and Tournament Support Sponsors for their contributions to the success of this event. They are:
AMS Paving                          
ATI Restoration
Belfor USA Group                 
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Bill Howe Plumbing               
Brad Stoner Painting             
Cart Mart
Clean Earth Restoration        
Commercial Cleaning Systems
Compass US/Canteen            
Corovan Moving & Storage
CRB Architects Engineers & Construction
DFS Flooring
DMS Facility Services       
Evergreen Interiors
Herman Miller
J&M Keystone                  
Marsden West/Haynes Building Services
Pacific HVAC Services       
Pacific Rim Mechanical
Paragon Services - Janitorial  
Pegasus Cleanroom Services
PMS Janitorial                  
SoCal Signs      
Stanley Security               
Tayman Industries                     
Ware Malcomb

And many thanks to Our Silent Auction, Raffle and Goody Bag Donors:
A.O. Reed; AMS Paving; BKM/Steelcase; Brad Stoner Painting; CRB Engineers; Callaway Golf; Carlsbad Gourmet; Carpet Club; CBSI of San Diego; Clean Earth Restoration; Collicut Energy; Corovan; Cultura; Dana Landing Marina; DFS Flooring; DPR Construction; Environments By Design; Evergreen Interiors; Family Bucculletti; Gensler; Haworth; Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa; IFMA San Diego; J&M Keystone; Maritime Museum of San Diego; Miramar Sign Works; Mission Federal Credit Union; Museum of Making Music - Carlsbad; Natural History Museum & Railroad Museum; Pegasus Building Services; Printers Row; Pro Window Cleaning; RSI Roofing; Rancho Bernardo Inn; Relocation Strategies; San Diego Air & Space Museum; San Diego Automotive Museum; San Diego County Fair; San Diego History Center; San Diego Padres; San Diego Repertory Theatre Company; Seahorse Event & Association Services; Siemens; Six Flags Magic Mountain; Superior Abatement Services; Sycuan Casino; The Museum of Man and Museum of Art; US Marine Corp; US Navy Seal - Ty Smith; USS Midway Museum and Ware Malcomb. 
Have You Received Your 2016-2017 Resource Directory?
Our latest 2017 Membership Resource Directory inventory is running low. 

If you are a current IFMA San Diego Chapter member and have yet to get yours, please contact Michael Acosta before they are all gone. 
Sustainability Interest Survey
Express Yourself Now!  
IFMA San Diego is considering hosting roundtable meetings to discuss sustainability issues important to our members. These meetings would be 60-90 minutes long with 15-20 minute presentations on a sustainability focused topic, followed by an interactive discussion and exchange of ideas.

Please take a few minutes and share your thoughts on this program and its topics -   Click here. 

Educational Opportunities on Our YouTube Channel
Did you know that IFMA San Diego offers many of our educational programs online? 

Over the past several months, the Communications Committee has been recording our monthly breakfast/luncheon speakers and posting the presentations online. In fact, we have over 50 views of the ":Transformational Leadership" program (January 2017). 

So if you can't make one of our educational events, please view it on our YouTube Channel here - 
In the News
Welcome New Members
  • Lloyd Austin, Salk Institute For Biological Studies
  • Glenda Didienne, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Ramsey Esparza, HarBro Emergency Services & Restoration
  • Michael McDaniel, Aztec Shops Ltd.
  • Nate Myers, ACCO Engineered Systems
  • Lisa Raggio, Padre Janitorial Supplies
  • William Van Atta, White Labs
  • Scot Whaley, USS Midway Museum
We Want Your Photos
Do you have group photos of IFMA events or IFMA memb ers on your phone?  We want them! Please send all photos  to Melanie Bamba with the subject line: IFMA Pics. 
Inked by IFMA
Greetings  IFMA Professionals and Associates!
Ink splat 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: 
  1. Identify the IFMA Professionals you are doing business with.
  2. Request their approval to share your relationship.
  3. Email Kirsten Finneran with the names of the companies you are providing services to currently or have in the past year.
  4. CC the professionals on your email to Kirsten indicating the professional's approval.
  5. Please include the type of service provided. 
  6. That's it!
Upcoming IFMA San Diego Events
IFMA World Workplace 2017 - Oct 18-20, 2017; Houston, Texas    
Certification Courses
News from SDG&E
Take Advantage of FREE Enegy-related Courses

Specialized energy efficiency and sustainability courses sharpen your skills, and are a great way for businesses to competitively get ahead. 
SDG&E's Energy Innovation Center offers over 250 free energy-related courses per year, making it easy to find classes that fit your needs. Keep up-to-date on the latest technologies that can help your business save energy and money. Gain basic skills or advanced training in green building practices, many customized to your type of business.
Check out SDG&E's free summer classes at  seminars.sdge.com . If you are a restaurant owner, for example, you may find   Wasting Away: Food Waste Reduction for Restaurants  on June 13th from 9am - 11am quite interesting. Learn how to implement an organic waste recycling program and new technologies for dealing with organic waste. 
Register for SDG&E's seminars at  sdge.com/training .
Affiliated Organization News & 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.

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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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