The International Facility Management Association announced the winners of the 2019 Awards of Excellence at its World Workplace Conference and Expo in Phoenix. IFMA’s annual awards honor the stand-out achievements of association members, chapters, councils and communities.
“Those being honored today have not only endeavored to foster and fortify FM’s current stature in the workplace; but are also paving the way for our profession’s future,” said Chair of IFMA’s Global Board of Directors John Carrillo, CFM, IFMA Fellow. “Year after year, our professional community benefits from the ideas, innovations, resources and breakthroughs of every award nominee and recipient.”
At a seated luncheon on the closing day of World Workplace, IFMA announced the 2019 Awards of Excellence recipients. Winners were recognized in 12 categories, with judging panels comprised of industry experts scoring nominees individually across a variety of category-specific criteria.
Associate Member Award
Distinguished Author Award, Research Paper
Distinguished Author Award, Book
Chapter Award of Excellence in Professional Development
Chapter Award of Excellence in Web Communication
FM Innovation Award
Sheila Sheridan Award for Sustainable Facility Operations and Management
Distinguished Educator Award
Student Chapter of the Year Award
Council/Community of the Year Award
Small Chapter of the Year Award
Large Chapter of the Year Award
The IFMA Foundation also presented its annual Trustees Awards to those whose outstanding achievements advance the aims of the organization. Foundation Advisor Erik Jaspers and Chair Joe Archie recognized Darin Rose, the Airport Facilities Council of IFMA, Ferris State Student Chapter of IFMA and IFMA Silver-level Corporate Sustaining Partner Sodexo at the Oct. 18 Awards of Excellence luncheon. Foundation Chair Joe Archie presented a special Chairman’s Award to Bob Dills for his dedicated service as a volunteer and Trustee.