May 8, 2020

Featured Events

May 28th Virtual Event
Strategies for a Safe Return to Work

May 28th

Guest Presenters:

David Casavant, CFM

Carlos Olmeda



Calendar of Events Import

WIIFM-(What's In It For Members?)

What's In It for Members....
job opportunities:

Job postings:  

Job resources-

Looking for job? Know of someone needing to fill a job? We have links to FM jobs in your own backyard and also across the country.  We also can post a job. 
Career Resources 

Member Directory-YOU have access to our entire directory of members.  If you are an Associate, be sure to update your company profile so when members search for services, your company comes up. Member directory log in,  


Letter from Your Chapter President

Dear Members:

I hope this note finds all of you safe and healthy. Last Thursday, we were fortunate to have three of our members, David Dunn, Chris Solomon, and Dean Cousins (all CFMs) virtually provide us their Facility Management perspective on the current COVID-19 impact to local government operations.  They have kindly agreed to again virtually return next Thursday (May 7th - starting at 11:30 am.) to provide an update and expand discussion to our associates that have been impacted by or are providing specific services in response to COVID-19; especially as we begin to return to the workplace
Read on

Member Survey-How can we help during this time?  This survey was sent out directly to each member.  If you have not received, please let the IFMA Orlando office know.  We want your input!

Associates/Vendors-Here is a list of our members

What you MIGHT have missed-May7th

Due to the great feedback from our April 23 Panel Discussion, the chapter hosted a "part two" panel discussion on May 7th to see how things were going two weeks later.  This time, we called out to our Annual Sponsors and other Associates for their feedback on dealing with the COVID crisis as well.  As facilities start thinking about reopening, employee safety is a big concern since many fear of returning. Figuring out social distancing and what that will look like in facilities will be a challenge but our FMs are figuring it out! 

Both sessions were excellent and a big thank you to Jim Connell of Suddath Relocation services for serving as moderator and our panelists, Chris Solomon, CFM (OCPS), Dean Cousins,CFM (Orange County Government) and David Dunn. CFM (City of Orlando).

Your Association is here to Help

Tools for YOU to use RIGHT Now

-Closed Building Document
-Maintenance check list


Make use of IFMA Engage on the site.
As part of your membership package with IFMA Orlando, you also have membership in IFMA International and this GREAT Resource.  Here are some of the current discussions:
  • What are you doing about returning to facility post COVID?
  • What are you doing about maintenance with closed facility?
  • How are you handling working remotely?

All FMs AND Associates are invited to participate.  You will need to log in (log in is different from your local IFMA Orlando log in)

IFMA Orlando Weekly Update - May 8, 2020
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