The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced its member-elected executive committee and new appointees of its global board of directors for the 2018-19 fiscal year. Graham John Tier, CFM, FMP, MRICS is IFMA 2018-19 Executive Committee Chair, and July 1, 2018 marked the first day for Tier as chair. He is head of property facilities management at The Hong Kong Jockey Club in Hong Kong.
Tier is joined by first vice chair John Carrillo, CFM, IFMA Fellow, and second vice chair Peter Ankerstjerne, MBA, COP, FRICS, IFMA Fellow. Executive committee terms last one year.
In addition, four new board members were appointed to three-year terms: Beverley Farrington, Kate North, Michael Redding and Dean Stanberry, CFM, LEED AP O+M.
“I am pleased to announce we had an overwhelming response to fill the limited vacancies on the IFMA global board for 2018-19,” said Tier. “I would like to thank all the applicants for their dedication and service to the profession and IFMA. As incoming chair it is essential that I ensure the organization is supported by a well-rounded board of industry professionals to shape the future of IFMA and further advance our global leadership position. Our new board members are outstanding additions who complement the seasoned team we have in place. I look forward to working with them in raising the industry bar and defining FM globally.”
The new board, including the executive committee, represents the global geographic footprint unique to IFMA as well as a broad range of industry subject matter expertise, including insight into the evolution of the strategic workplace.
IFMA expresses appreciation to outgoing chair William M. O’Neill, CFM, for his leadership over the last year, and who will remain involved as past chair. IFMA also extends thanks to departing executive and board members Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE; Lynn Baez, CFM, SFP, FMP, CBCP; Diane Coles-Levine, MCR; and Wayne Harvey, CFM, SFP, LEED AP, for their contributions to advancing the FM industry.
2018-19 IFMA Board of Directors
Graham John Tier, CFM, FMP, MRICS
First Vice Chair
John Carrillo, CFM, IFMA Fellow
Second Vice Chair
Peter Ankerstjerne, MBA, COP, FRICS, IFMA Fellow
William M. O’Neill, CFM
Keith A. Dias, P.E., CFM
Laurie A. Gilmer, P.E., CFM, SFP, LEED-AP, CxA
Gordon Hicks, P.Eng, LEED AP
Darrell D. Smith
Dean Stanberry, CFM, LEED AP O+M
Find out more about IFMA executive committee and global board of directors for 2018-19 at the IFMA website.