Governance

President: David Reynolds, CFM, FMP

David Reynolds is currently FMCC President, standing for election to a second one-year term. David lives in Mississippi, in the U.S. He is a founding partner in the FM consultancy Global Facility Management Alliance and an independent FM consultant. He has a lifelong interest in how people experience the built environment and how the built environment hosts organizations and advances their purposes. His principal FM interests are in organizational problem solving for continuous improvement. He is an advocate of technology as an FM resource.

He holds degrees in science, engineering, and allied health areas and served in the U.S. Coast Guard. His pro bono work concerns safe and healthy housing, workplace safety, environmental health, and key process design and measurement.

David joined IFMA in 2003, became an FMP in 2005, and CFM in 2014. In addition to FMCC, he is active in support of programs of the OMHS Community of Practice and in the Pipeline group engaged with the Facilithon (U.S.) competition for students of the trades who are interested in FM. He enjoys rehabilitating boats and houses and keeping a kitchen garden. He has a 7-month-old grandson, a promising FM whose Mom and Dad just built a new home in New Orleans, hands-on from start to finish.

FMCC Responsibilities:  Oversight of the Board of Directors


Vice President: Chris Gardner, PMP, FMP

Chris Gardner is currently FMCC Secretary. He lives in Kansas, in the U.S., where he manages facilities in a dozen cities for Foley Equipment. Chris has an extensive background in commercial & multi-family real estate, facility management, and is a project Management professional. He holds a BS in Business, FMP, and Project Management Institute PMP credentials. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Japan, then returned to Kansas City, taking up FM and commercial real estate, an interest that he developed while managing restaurants. He moved ahead with college studies, managed facilities and teams in a variety of industries, and joined the corporate real estate department of Humana. He has remained focused on FM, working for multiple Fortune 100 companies. He leads his own company, CTG Real Estate Services.

Chris served as President of the Kansas City Chapter of IFMA. He is a founding member of Built Environment Partners, an association that serves the commercial real estate community, focusing on educational opportunities. He and his wife have four children. He is a foodie and gets around by motorcycle, snowmobile, or on foot outdoors. His enthusiasm about real estate, FM and his clients and colleagues, combined with abundant skill and knowledge, are a welcome in service to the FMCC membership.

FMCC Responsibilities:  Marketing, including the FMCC website, FMCC LinkedIn, webinars, etc.


Treasurer: Daniel Goldsmith

Daniel Goldsmith is the principal of Daniel M. Goldsmith Consultancy, LLC, a consultancy specializing in Management and Facility Management.  Daniel is a Doctorate level academic and contributes to the Strayer University Master of Business Administration Program.  Daniel has extensive experience in managing commercial level facilities within the United States Government.  Daniel also contributes to the Institute of Management Consultants – National Capital Region Chapter, the American Statistical Association (AMSTAT), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Daniel has created IFMA FMCC specific content — namely the following:

  • Ask The Expert Advisory Column – Triple Bottom Line. Facilities Management Journal (March/April 2019)
  • White Paper: Strengthening Your Value Proposition – Relationships. IFMA FMCC
  • Webinar: Strengthening Your Value Proposition – Relationships. IFMA FMCC
  • IFMA Chapter Newsletter Article: Key Performance Indicators: The Tell Tale of Business. IFMA National Capital Chapter
  • Webinar: The Business of Facility Management. IFMA FMCC
  • Podcast: Healthy Client Relationships: From Strategy to Troubleshooting. IFMA FMCC

Daniel can be reached on www.dmgmc.com or daniel@dmgmc.com.

FMCC Responsibilities:  Treasurer


Secretary: Dale Schuss, RPA, SFP


Dale Schuss joins the Board in supporting FMCC members and associates, whether established or new to the marketplace and building a consulting career around their workplace expertise.

Dale lives in British Columbia, Canada.  In 2008, Dale founded and still owns and operates Randall North Real Estate Services Inc., a property and facility management company.  Dale joined IFMA in 2008 however prior to that Dale worked for a multi-national facility management company and was a regional manager on the RBC Royal Bank, Canada Post Corporation and EDS contracts.  Dale has been in the real estate industry since 1990 and current facility management contracts involve gas stations, convenience and liquor stores, along with general retail.  Dale received his SFP in 2013 and his RPA in 2002; and has three real estate licenses in British Columbia.  Dale holds a Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Victoria and is completing his Diploma in Public Relations.

Dale volunteers for Habitat for Humanity Victoria and is on the boards of the non-profit Ready to Rent and a genealogy society.  Dale is married to Amy and has three grown children.  Dale enjoys reading, traveling and hiking – but most of all Dale loves to learn new skills.

FMCC Responsibilities:  Secretary


Past President: Val Moraes, CFM, MBA


Val Moraes is the CEO & Managing Director of GregMore Group, a Facilities Management Consultancy based in Auckland, New Zealand.
He has more than 30 years of Facilities Management experience in various countries including India, Australia and New Zealand. His past experience includes senior FM roles with Super deluxe Hotels (Oberoi Group), High Rise Commercial Buildings (Colliers International) and Supermarkets (Progressive/Woolworths Australia) besides large Companies.
He holds a Graduate Certificate in Building Management (GCBM) and a certificate in Project Management from Victoria University, Wellington.
He is also the first New Zealander with Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) credentials from International Facilities Management Association, (IFMA).
Besides being one of the Founding Fathers and Foundation Board Member of Facilities Management Association of New Zealand (FMANZ), he is also the Past Chair and serves as an ambassador for FMANZ.
Val is an Accredited Professional for Green Star rating of Buildings in New Zealand (GSNZAP).
FMCC Responsibilities:  FMCC Sponsorships


Here’s How Coordinator: Karla Reid, MSc.BSc. CBIFM MIFMA


Karla is a Facilities Management (FM) Professional with over 15 years experience in defining and implementing FM solutions for Facilities Management from direct FM service delivery and management to Facilities Management Consulting in the Caribbean, UK and Middle East.

Specialties: FM Strategy Development from the Project Design Stages; including reviews to ensure effective operations required post – construction, Drafting of FM Service specifications and FM Service Contracts, Preparation and evaluation of Tenders,FM Staff Resource Assessment, FM Budgeting. FM Training, FM Audits and Performance Assessment.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Here’s How Coordinator


Ask the Experts Coordinator: James Delgado


Portfolio/Facilities/Real Estate Leader – with over twenty years of real-estate/facility experiences in office/retail/manufacturing/warehousing facilities. Regarded as a creative and responsible risk taker. A results oriented executive and team leader driven to support operation’s goals and objectives. Talents/skills include; needs requirements, site selection, budget management/execution, Business Continuity Planning, system development, culture integration and action execution.

Specialties & Strengths
> Site Selection
> Lease Negotiations
> Due Diligence
> Move Management
> Business Integration
> Project Management
> Systems Operations & Operations Maintenance
> GMP Facilities
> Facilities and Financial Budgetting
> Customer Service Delivery
> Leadership Talent Development
> Business Continuity (Incident Management Program)

Known for innovative skills to create and lead change.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Ask the Experts Coordinator


The Regional Directors will function at the board level and concentrate on FM consultant networking and capabilities best realized in the business circumstances and cultures of their regions:

 

Graham Constable Australasia
Kimberly Snow Canada
Ondrej Strup Central & Eastern Europe
Mohamed El Agroudy Middle East
Ricardo Crepaldi South America
Olumide Aina Sub Saharan Africa

 


Regional Director-Australasia: Graham Constable, BSc, MBA, PVM

Graham Constable, BSc, MBA, PVM is a freelance consultant working in asset and facilities management, value management, change, facilitation and mentoring. Based in Sydney Australia, he offers clients proven competence in strategic and operational asset and facilities management gained over many years in operational leadership and consulting roles in the UK, Europe and Australia. He undertakes in-depth tactical and strategic analyses of clients’ asset and facilities management regimens transposing the results into viable and durable strategic plans and operational models that are aligned with and support client business goals. He focuses on operational readiness and continuous improvement specializing in change, developing and improving the performance of individuals and integrated teams. He is also a certified value management (VM) practitioner with the Institute of Value Management completing strategic and tactical VM Work Studies for clients. Graham has co-authored and had published a book on ‘Leadership & Team Building in Primary Care’. He is studying for his CFM accreditation and for a CoreNet certification in Core Fundamentals of Corporate Real Estate.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Australasia


Regional Director-Canada: Kimberly R. Snow, FMP, CFM, ABCP

Kimberly Snow leads the Workplace Services Department at the Canadian Home Office of global off-price retailer TJX, in Ontario, Canada. She and her staff oversee: janitorial services, interior and exterior building maintenance, fitness centre, cafeteria, internal communication, business continuity planning, data centre infrastructure, mailroom, onsite print service, inbound samples management, space allocation, and move management. Kimberly participates with Workplace Services managers throughout global TJX to align services, lead projects and share knowledge. Her previous FM posts, concentrated in the commercial sector, feature leadership and management roles across the FM competencies, progressively adding scope and responsibilities.

Kimberly’s academic background includes media studies and business management. She earned the FMP in 2011 and CFM in 2012. She is a member of the IFMA Toronto Chapter and DRI International, the Disaster Recovery Institute.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Canada


Director-Central & Eastern Europe: Ondrej Strup, IFMA Fellow

Ondrej Strup graduated as a steel construction designer (15 years experience), then CAD (leader of computer center of designing company, vendor of CAD, EDM and CAFM – Nemetschek AG)

  • 1999 established Czech Chapter of International Facility Management Association, first President, at present Past President of IFMA CZ.
  • External teacher of Facility management at Czech Technical University (CVUT FSv), The University of Economics, Prague (VSE), lector of Facility management etc.
  • Leader of accredited Facility Management education program under IFMA CZ and Czech Ministry of Education (FM Institute).
  • IFMA Foundation Ambassador.
  • Named as head of Czech Republic for preparing of new EU FM standard (member of TC 348) and its translation.
  • Named as head of Czech Republic for preparing of new ISO Asset management standard (member of PC 251) and its translation.
  • IFMA Foundation Ambassador Czech and Slovak Republic.
  • IFMA Fellow.
  • EuroFM Liaison in ISO PC 267 (ISO 18480 “Facility management”) + representative of Czech Republic in this Committee.

Speciální zkušenosti: Facility management, Real Estate, Asset management, Property management, IT (CAFM, CAD, EDM), Education
FMCC Responsibilities:  Central & Eastern Europe


 Director-Middle East: Mohamed El Agroudy, Chairman, PhD, CCT, PMP, RMP, TRC, ACIArb, M.ASCE, Misr for Services & Maintenance, MSM

Dr. Mohamed El Agroudy has decades of experience in construction engineering and management. He is a Certified Corporate Trainer (CCT), a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Risk Management Professional (RMP), a Transnational Referral Certified (TRC) and an International Arbitrator. Dr. El Agroudy had his BSc in civil/construction engineering, a Masters in contracts and a PhD in contracts and risk management. He is teaching Contracts/Risk Management at the American University in Cairo. He is also the Chairman of Misr for Services & Maintenance, MSM, one of the leading Facility Management companies in the Middle East. Moreover, he is a project management consultant for mega projects in the Middle East. With both his academic and practical construction industry experience, El Agroudy has trained many professionals around the globe and has performed a lot of workshops and keynote speeches in many countries. His areas of expertize include: Contracts, Risk and Facility Management. He is an active member of Project Management Institute (PMI), International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and American Society for Quality (ASQ).

FMCC Responsibilities:  Middle East


Director-South America: Ricardo Crepaldi, MSc

Ricardo Crepaldi is educated in chemistry and has more than 29 years of professional experience. For 23 years, he has been involved in industry, always in facilities and environmental areas, working with companies including Boehringer Ingelheim (Pharmaceutical), AB-InBev (Beverage) and General Motors (Automotive). He is a ISO 14000 auditor and has a Specialization Degree in Environmental Eng’g., as well enhancement in Controller and Business Administration. With more than 6 years in the academic area, he recently finished his Master’s Degree in Science and Environmental Technology, based on nanotechnology as the first step of a personal project of Post Ph.D. level.  Nowadays Ricardo works in academic research and teaching. He is also is a senior freelance consultant for companies in contract management, environmental management, facilities operations, continuous improvement, cash conservation, crisis management, problem solving, and sustainability.  He is an active member in many associations in Brazil and the US for facilities, environmental, and academic areas. His principal tasks are as an Advisor for ABRAFAC (Brazilian Facilities Association), Vice President of GRUPAS (Facilities Manager’s Group) and a President of a Chapter of ABES (Brazilian Environmental Association).
FMCC Responsibilities:  South America


Director-Sub Saharan Africe: Olumide Aina MSc, MBIFM, PEM

Olumide Aina MSc, MBIFM, PEM is the Managing Director at Green Facilities Limited. His experience spans strategic and sustainable FM solutions including real estate investment and risk analysis, project management, sustainable designs and operations, and safety. He publishes, presents, and trains on business excellence in FM to readers and audiences over a variety of channels and media. He is a lead ISO 9001:2008 auditor (quality management), a Safety Professional with credentials in general and fire safety, and a consultant with the Nigeria Energy Support in the implementation of ISO 50001:2015 (energy management) in the industrial sector. He has contributed to FMCC as a presenter in World FM Day for several years and is always responsive to volunteer opportunities and correspondence.  Olumide holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and MSc concentrating in Facilities and Project Management. He is currently pursuing of a Ph.D. with research focus on sustainable FM in public building
FMCC Responsibilities:  Sub Saharan Africa

 


In this Section – Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Agenda – November 20, 2020