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MAY 2017


Online Auction Opens May 19th
Group of Diverse People Holding Auction
Did you know that IFMA's annual golf tournament supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego? Play your part and help support this wonderful organization by...
... Becoming a Silent Auction Bidder!
Bidding starts on May 19th and continues until the end of our charity golf tournament on June 2nd. Get your bidder number NOW (it takes less than one minute). Start here: Silent Auction
... Donating a Silent Auction/Raffle Item!
All donations are welcomed and proceeds go directly to the Ronald McDonald House. From restaurant cards to local event tickets, we need all the help we can get! 
Companies donating will not only help raise money for this meaningful cause, but gain exposure through our Online Auction and day-of the tournament. Email  Vicky Cate   if you'd like to donate. We'll pick up your items!
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
Educational Opportunities on Our YouTube Channel
Did you know that IFMA San Diego offers many of our educational programs online?  Over the 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 -  YouTube SDIFMA
Learn About HVAC Systems
HVAC technician charging a heat pump with refrigerant Facility Managers , do you want a hands-on experience to learn  more about HVAC systems and how to maintain them?  Join IFMA As sociate   Pacific HVAC Services   for a private observation  session, full day or half day.  
During your time with Pacific HVAC you will:  
  1. Develop an understanding of how a unit works to heat and cool space. 
  2. Understand the various types of equipment. (heat pump, rooftop package, chiller, cooling tower, boiler, pumps, heat exchangers, make up air fans, humidifiers, Computer room units, etc.)
  3. Learn about  the tasks required to perform an inspection on various types of equipment.
  4. Discover what is a unit in good condition vs. poor condition, and why.

Register your interest and obtain additional information by contacting Chris Stewart today!

Meet Our Annual Sponsors
AMS Paving Inc.
Contact: Adela Gonzalez
Email:  Adela Gonzalez
Phone:  858-265-2223
AMS Paving, Inc . is a multi-generational, multi-family company that is properly licensed, insured, and financially strong and is highly respected in the paving industry. We have been in business for over 35 years, holding both a C-12 and a C-32 License we are qualified to complete all aspects of your projects; from complete removal and replacement, to routine surface maintenance.  Our extensive experience working with asset and commercial management firms, industrial projects and private communities has provided us an unparalleled list of repeat customers and referrals. The satisfaction of our customers is our #1 priority. Please visit us at AMS Paving  

Brad Stoner Painting
Contact: Rachel Willis
Email:  Rachel Willis
Phone:  858-722-9474
Brad Stoner Painting is a family-owned and operated company servicing all of San Diego County. We've been in business for over 31 years now (since 1986!) and take pride in providing high quality, honest work in a timely manner. Our scope of work includes:
  • Interior & Exterior Painting
  • Commercial Painting (Business Parks, Industrial Buildings, Schools, etc.)
  • Residential Painting (Single-Family Homes, Condos, HOAs, etc.)
  • Pressure Washing
  • Minor Wood, Stucco & Drywall Repair
  ...and more! We never hire painting subcontractors, and as a full-licensed, EPA lead-safe certified contractor, safety plays an important part in our business. 
Contact: David Keith
Email:  David Keith
Phone:  760-496-7093
CRB is a global design, construction, and consulting firm that relentlessly pursues and delivers success for our clients in advanced technology industries. CRB was founded in 1984 as a single three-person office and has grown to a team of more than 900 passionate professionals in 15 offices throughout the country. CRB's Construction Services Group was founded in 1997 and is a full-service construction management and design-build firm with approximately 200 employees to serve the specialized needs of highly technical manufacturing and research facilities nationwide. CRB's single-minded focus on putting our clients' interests first - every day, on every project - defines us as a firm.
In the News
Welcome New Members
  • Neil Bradley, MBarC Construction
  • Charles Gordon, USS Midway Museum
  • Lynn Haims, Starline
  • Jeremy Hoolihan, Rancho Mesa Insurance Services
  • David Johnson, Brightview Tree Care Services
  • Fabienne Pagano, AJW Facilites & Construction

Member Spotlight
Highlighting Melanie Bamba 
VP of Marketing & Business Development, RSI Roofing & Solar

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
News from SDG&E
Receive a no-cost energy audit for your business and you may also qualify for a zero percent interest loan to finance any energy efficiency projects! 

Check out SDG&E's  Business Energy Solutions  program. New energy-efficient equipment at no cost or a discount is available to eligible business customers. Simply take a moment to complete the interest form at  sdge.com/BES . An authorized contractor will schedule an appointment to evaluate your facility, conduct an energy checkup at no cost, and provide a full report on potential energy-saving opportunities. Eligible customers can apply for  On-Bill Financing  (OBF)  to cover the co-pay portion of their projects. OBF helps qualified business customers pay for energy-efficient business improvements through their SDG&E® bill. Visit  sdge.com/obf  for more info.
Affiliated Organization News & Events
10 Leed Building Certification - Balboa Park 
On Wednesday, April 19 Balboa Park officials announced and celebrated 10 Leed Certification in Balboa Park.  The hard work, time and dedication by all involved resulted in this milestone that has been four years in the making with the support and partnership from 16 member organizations, the City of San Diego, San Diego Gas & Electric, San Diego Green Building Council and the Green Assistance Program. 
Special thank you goes out to our speakers and participants including Pauline Lis, San Diego Building Council;  Dr. Steven Snyder, Fleet Science Center; Mike Schneider, San Diego Gas & Electric; and Councilmember Chris Ward.     Read more 

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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