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Teams

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BOMA Members Stay Active in the Real Estate Industry

BOMA has many opportunities for our members to get involved in the industry. Listed below are current BOMA teams and the team chair's contact information. If you're a BOMA member and you're interested in joining a team, please sign in first and apply.

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Past President Leadership CouncilPreparedness TeamMembership Team Legislative Affairs Team | Education TeamSustainability TeamEngineers TeamIndustrial TeamEmerging Professionals Team  Awards Team | Golf Team | Networking Team
Public Relations Teams | Service Projects Team |PROGRAMS TEAM |Finance Team | 

Past President Leadership Council

Mission: The Past Presidents Leadership Council will serve as a resource to identify, develop, educate, and mentor leadership in BOMA Orlando.

Goals:

  • Provide leadership resource for guidance to the current officers and board
  • Attend board meetings to mentor new board members
  • Review the Nominating Committee process for future leadership
  • Offer & Coordinate Leadership 101, s 5-course curriculum presented annually to our members interested in leadership
  • Utilize BOMA Orlando Leadership to include Board of Directors, Past Leaders, and Past Presidents to identify future candidates for the board and provide mentoring and support

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Sandy Castro

Team Co-Chairman: Mary Dillard

Past Presidents: 

  • Allyson Peters
  • Edna Trimble, CPM
  • Terri Walther
  • Mary Lantz, RPA, LCAM
  • Laura Ragans, RPA
  • Yahrah Blackman, RPA, LCAM
  • Luci Smith, RPA, FMA
  • Diane Sitzer, RPA
  • Jane Bullock
  • Debbie Chamberlain
  • Karen Padgett
  • Dianne Crouse
  • Suzanne Galarneau, CPM
  • Rebecca Whitley
  • Mary Dillard

Preparedness Team

Mission: To support BOMA Orlando by investigating and implementing policies and procedures that pertain to safety and security for our members.

Goals:

  • To educate and engage members in the following areas: Office, Industrial, Medical, and Corporate.
  • Facilitate events that would be beneficial, CPR, Local Law Enforcement and Emergency Coordinators Event.

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Michelle Lasch

Team Co-Chairman: Danielle Gonzalez

Membership Team 

Responsible for the recruitment and retention of members. Members serve as “hosts” for new and/or prospective members at functions. and actively follows up with members at renewal time.

Mission: To recruit and retain members while maintaining an optimum ratio of associate members to principal members.

In 2020 the Team goals will be:

To grow the association to over 325 members or more.

Luncheons: produce activity for each luncheon/breakfast, the introduction of new members, Meet and Greet of new members during networking time

Twice a year after-hours get-together

Meetings will be held monthly before the luncheons at 10:30 a.m. or if we have breakfast after breakfast.

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Leonard Salemme, Jr.

Team Co-Chairman: Stacey Boeshko

Legislative Affairs Team

Reviews and determines the direction for legislative activities on the National, State, and Local level. Actively monitors issues affecting BOMA members and creates grassroots campaigns to address these issues. Also participates on the BOMA Florida level.

To provide education and communication to all members on legislative matters affecting the Property Management profession on the Local, State, and National levels.

2020 Goals:

The Legislative Team will actively monitor issues being tracked by BOMA International and BOMA Florida that could affect BOMA members.

BOMA members that attend the National Issues Conference will visit legislators at the Capitol with the direction from BOMA International on what issues will be discussed.

The team will actively pursue making local visits with legislators on BOMA Florida issues.

Attend the BOMA Annual Florida meeting.

The team will actively collect for the BOMA International PAC.

In addition to continuing to engage our State and Federal leaders, the Legislative Team will increase efforts to form relationships with local leaders of the various jurisdictions that make up BOMA Orlando's membership.

The team will meet on the first Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. each month.

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Thomas Moses

Team Co-Chairman:  Bianca Santos

Education Team

To provide and promote education for commercial property management professionals, through a scholarship program aimed at increasing BOMI class attendance in Orlando and offering education session forums for collaboration and networking.

To oversee the education put on by various teams and encourage BOMI Designations. Work on our Scholarship Program awarding our members with scholarships for their designations.

The chair will send out the agenda for the team meetings.

Team Chairman: Isabel Raehn-Lantry

Team Co-Chairman: Joe Territo 

Sustainability Team

As a BOMA Team, we are focused on identifying, understanding, and sharing Sustainability - related topics that present opportunities or threats to BOMA Orlando member companies.

Goals:

  • Maintain awareness of  any municipality project that we are aware of
  • Survey membership on sustainability-related knowledge needs

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Greg Terrrito

Team Co-Chairman: John Ubinger

Engineers Team

Host educational breakfasts for engineers. Provides networking within the membership with engineers to have knowledgeable members to speak on the industry.

Do your engineers get new training on new subjects, do they get refresher training on systems and or problems, do they know the way to respond to situations, then a good way to learn would be to attend the Engineers Breakfasts that BOMA Orlando offers. Get knowledge on codes/laws, learn updated systems, network, and benefit from talking to others in the field.

Goals:

  • Hold educational events for engineers and property managers

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

ASHRAE, click here for website

NFPA, click here for website

OSHA, click here for website

Team Chairman: Suresh Balgobind, RPA, FMA, LEED, SMT/SMA

Team Co-Chairman: Paul Carter

Industrial Team

To provide a reliable resource of education and information for commercial property management professionals, specific to industrial properties, while offering a forum for collaboration and networking.

Goals:

  • Round Robin Event 
  • Events that will provide education to the industrial industry

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Lisa Brown

Team Co-Chairman: Allie Owen

Emerging Professionals Team

To engage and connect with BOMA Orlando professionals in commercial real estate under the age of 35.

Goals:

  • Plan educational, networking, and social events for peer interaction among members 35 years or younger.
  • Engage and connect by promoting benefits of BOMA, committee participation, and leadership opportunities
  • Hold quarterly eventsCoordinate and structure a mentorship program with Leadership Chairs

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Anna Territo, PE

Team Co-Chairman: Victoria Weir

Awards Team - this is under the Networking Team as a Task Force

Golf Team - this is under the Networking Team as a Task Force

Networking Team

Plans, coordinates, and facilitates approximately three social networking events per year. Promotes the benefits of networking.

Goals:

  • Put on three major events for our members to network
  • Help assist Membership Team with Meet and Greets

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Melissa Edgin

Team Co-Chairman: Chris Gallegos

Public Relations Team

Actively pursues all methods to get BOMA recognized through the media. Forwards press releases from BOMA International to local media as well as alerting the media to BOMA’s local, state, and national legislative issues.

Work with our Social Media platforms more to promote BOMA Orlando while continuing to send press releases to the media.

Team Chairman: Mike Lewis

Team Co-Chairman: Heather Packard

Service Projects Team

Develops guidelines for the organization’s involvement with community organizations and recommends charitable organizations to the Board. Coordinates with BOMA members to secure donations and volunteers for functions.

Goals:

  • Continue to help our community by providing items needed for charities.

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Ronda Dominiguez

Team Co-Chairman: Gabrielle Walther

Programs Team

Will book speakers for the 2020 luncheons/breakfast calendar and recommend to the board for approval.  Stay industry related to building our Property Managers base at the luncheons/breakfasts.

Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chair: Laura Ragans

Team Co-Chair: Lisa Snow

Finance Team

This team is specific to Board requests during the year.

Team Chair: Mike Lewis

Team Co-Chair: Kelly Dillard