FMCC President’s BLOG – March/April 2022

Monday, March 7th, 2022

We at the IFMA FMCC are fortunate to have a growing membership despite the challenges we have faced with the pandemic and other uncertainties. The FMCC Board recognizes the importance of engaging with our members and continually adding value. We are very pleased to now launch our Member Help initiative – now detailed on our… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – May/June 2022

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

The Facility Management Consultants Council is a fairly unique community of IFMA owing to our global reach and membership. With that in mind, our Council is excited about hosting a forum for WORLD FM DAY (May 11, 2022) – ‘Filling the Gap: FM demand; Consultants fill in; What’s next?’ I am happy to be taking… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – January/February 2022

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Happy New Year! I am certainly looking forward to 2022. I look forward to the end of the pandemic, that includes traveling and meeting people without restriction or worry. The FMCC board had an active 2021 and we begin 2022 with a focus on the value we offer our membership. The growth in our membership… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – November/December 2021

Monday, November 8th, 2021

I just returned from my first IFMA World Workplace held this year in Orlando (Kissimmee) Florida at the Gaylord Palms Resort. Coming from outside the United States, I was a bit anxious with all the testing and protocols both coming in and leaving. It was hectic, but I came through it ok – long gone… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – September/October 2021

Sunday, September 12th, 2021

As a group of facility management professionals and consultants, it is important for us to recognize those members of FMCC that make a real difference by advancing the profession – by way of their great work, education, and mentoring. For this, the FMCC has the Kit Tuveson Award that his presented annually (this year on… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – July/August 2021

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

13 years ago, I made a major decision. After 18 years of working for others, I made the decision to go out and start my own business. I had no clients. I had an office set up in my basement at home. I had a clear vision – to convince mid-sized businesses to outsource their… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – May/June 2021

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

As vaccinations are being administered in varying degrees the world over, we can now anticipate the coming end of the Covid pandemic.  The role suddenly placed on facility managers when the pandemic first hit was unprecedented in modern times.  Building Continuity Plans were implemented by following remote work procedures and adapted to address gaps in… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – March/April 2021

Sunday, March 14th, 2021

Over the last few months, I have enjoyed reaching out to some of the new and renewing members of FMCC and discussing the challenges they are facing as Facility Managers and what they see ahead. One thing is certain – the pandemic did not reduce our workload – the knowledge and skills we provide as… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – Jan/Feb 2021

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

I am pleased to introduce myself as the new President of the FMCC. I am honored to take on this role and work with the rest of the Board and the membership in meeting our mission and goals. The mission of the FMCC is: To serve as a global Facility Management consultants’ resource and representative… Read the full article »

FMCC Past President’s BLOG – Nov/Dec 2020

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Europe – Yesterday, December 14, brought the FMCC sponsored workshop Level of Use of ICT Systems in FM in the CEE countries, produced by Board member and IFMA Fellow Ondrej Strup. Over 40 speakers and guests attended. Twelve speakers from nations beginning at the Netherlands, east to the Baltic Countries, then south as far as Turkey… Read the full article »