The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the association for retail facilities management professionals, has announced that its Board of Directors has selected new officers for the 2019-2020 term.
The new officers are:
Chair: Myriah Kingen, Director, Facilities Management, DaVita Kidney Care
Vice Chair: Matthew Whelan, President/CEO, W Services Group
Treasurer: Shawn Browning, MP, FMA, LEED-Green Assoc., Facility Manager, Nike, Inc.
Secretary: Jaclyn Frenzel, Vice President, OnSite, Inc.
The Association membership also elected two new retail Board members to three-year terms and two retail alternates to a one-year term. The newly elected retail directors include:
Director: Anthony Armato, Director, Facilities & Energy Management, Ulta Beauty
Director: Kirk Beaudoin, RFMP, FMA, LEED Green Associate, Senior Facilities Manager, adidas America, Inc. (Read Beaudoin’s Professional Development column from Facility Executive, August 2018.)
Retail 1st Alternate: Jordan Campbell, Facilities Manager, Bottega Veneta
Retail 2nd Alternate: Mike Bowman, Director, Facilities, Environmental and Safety, LCBO
Retailer Directors returning to the Board include:
Director: Steve Andrews, Sr. Regional Facilities Manager, Walmart, Inc.
Director: Neil Butler, LEED Green Associate
Two Supplier Board members were elected, one for a three-year term, and one supplier alternate, elected to a one-year term. Newly elected supplier directors include:
Director: Grant Baecker, President, Authority HVAC
Supplier Alternate: Kim Goei, COO, Fexa
Supplier Directors returning to the Board include:
Director: Tom Buiocchi, CEO, ServiceChannel
Director: Chris Slocum, Founder, Chief Customer Officer, Cornell Storefront Systems, Inc.
As Director Facilities Management for DaVita Kidney Care, Myriah Kingen, PRSM’s new Board Chair, directs facilities maintenance, project rollouts and store refurbishments for more than 1,000 DaVita Locations. This past year, Kingen served as PRSM Board Secretary. She first became a PRSM member in 2006 and has served on the Editorial Board, and the following committees: Ethics, Governance, Membership, and the Mid-Year Conference Task Force.
“It is an honor to be elected PRSM Board Chair. The facilities management industry is undergoing an evolution and PRSM is evolving and is prepared for its next chapter. The association is well positioned strategically and financially, and I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead,” Kingen said.
The 2019-2020 PRSM Board will be seated during the Board’s full meeting on Tuesday, April 30, at the PRSM2019 National Conference, in Denver, CO.