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.

Our goals in 2019 will be to:

  • 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 board and provide mentoring and support

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

Team Chairman: Edna Trimble, CPM

Team Co-Chairman: Sandy Castro

Members: 

  • Terri Walther
  • Mary Lantz, RPA, LCAM
  • Laura Ragans, RPA
  • Yahrah Yisrael, RPA, LCAM
  • Luci Smith, RPA, FMA
  • Diane Sitzer, RPA
  • Jane Bullock
  • Debbie Chamberlain
  • Karen Padgett
  • Dianne Crouse

Preparedness Team

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

Our goals for 2019 is to educate and engage members in the following areas: Office, Industrial, Medical and Corporate.

Facilitate events that would be beneficial such as:

  • CPR Course
  • September Luncheon Meeting on Emergency Preparedness
  • Reach out to local law enforcement and emergency coordinators

Meetings will take place every other month starting in January

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

Team Chairman: Ronda Dominguez

Team Co-Chairman: Bianca Santos

Members:

  • Anthony Pittala
  • Gabrielle Walther
  • Chris Dulakis
  • Terri Walther
  • Rudy Perez
  • Catherine Mays
  • Monica Dantes Hagan
  • Michelle Lasch
  • Kerry Gressley-Butt
  • Adam Wojewoda
  • Rudy Perez
  • Belinda Sedberry
  • Donny Criddle
  • Michelle Lippai

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 2019 the Team goals will be:

To grow the association to over 325 members or more.

Luncheons: produce an activity for each luncheon/breakfast, 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 a breakfast after the breakfast.

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

Team Chairman: Robyn Miller, RPA

Team Co-Chairman: Leonard Salemme

Members:

  • Albert Sarabasa
  • Michelle Lippai
  • John Freitag
  • Lindsey Bergdoll
  • Belinda Sedberry

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 level.

2019 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 the first Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. each month.

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

Team Chairman: Sarah Kelly

Team Co-Chairman:  Mary Dillard

Members:

  • Miguel Botto
  • Gregory Territo
  • Thomas Moses
  • Melissa Landy
  • Nic Pagan
  • Billy Butterfield
  • John Heatley
  • Rosemary O'Shea
  • Ruthann DiLauri

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.

Chair will send out the agenda for the team meetings.

Team Chairman: Joe Territo

Team Co-Chairman: Isabel Raehn-Lantry

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.

The goals for 2019:

Maintain awareness of the City Energy Project

Survey membership on sustainability-related knowledge needs

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

Team Chairman: Gregory Territo

Team Co-Chairman: Carrie Miller

Members:

  • Alana Guinard
  • Anthony Roy
  • Meredith Bertalon
  • Megan Tucciarelli
  • Suze Amell
  • Dave Lutz
  • Laura Hedger
  • Craig Dallas
  • John Ubinger
  • Kappy Connors
  • Yolanda Thomasson
  • Patricia Anibarro
  • Leonard Salemme Jr
  • Norma Lopez

Engineers Team

Hosts 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.

Our 2019 Goals will be to hold three breakfasts for our engineers to gain knowledge.

Chairs will send out 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: Catrina Overstreet

Members:

  • Kyle Henderson
  • Ofelia Maguire
  • Kyle Johnson
  • Craig Dallas
  • Norma Lopez
  • Anthony Roy
  • Greg Torres
  • Randy Holbrook
  • Nick Pagan
  • Melissa Edgin
  • Jean Belyeu
  • Dave Lutz
  • David Evans
  • David Norcross III
  • Lisa Franklin
  • Stuart Suitt
  • Kyle Pena
  • Chris Gallegos

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.

Our 2019 plans for education:

Round Robin Event - Topics TBD

Associate Members - If you are interested in presenting at any of these meetings, please contact the Team Chairs. In addition to educational presentation opportunities, there are also sponsorship opportunities available.

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

Team Chairman: Brittany Mead

Team Co-Chairman: Lisa Brown

Members:

  • Katyann Beerbower
  •  Laura Hedger
  • Todd Shannon
  • Craig Dallas

Emerging Professionals Team

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

Our 2019 goals will include:

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 events
Coordinate and structure a mentorship program with Leadership Chairs

Team meetings will be held the third Tuesday of each month.

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

Team Chairman: Laura Monaco

Team Co-Chairman: Anna Territo, PE

Members:

  • Kyle Johnson
  • Leonard Salemme Jr
  • Candice Fitzgerald
  • Katyann Beerbower
  • Michelle Carter
  • David Evans

Awards Team 

The Awards Team is to encourage participation in the TOBY Awards process for both members and potential members and to provide recognition to the owners and managers of outstanding buildings. Also, recognizes our Members outstanding work.

Each year the TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Awards recognize the best and brightest in property management, building operations, and service in the real estate industry. This year the TOBY’s will be held in November 2019. TOBY Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive award program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry. Since the TOBY’s are nationally recognized, the local winners move on to the regional competition and hopefully the International Competition.

The 2019 goals for this team is to be responsible for promoting, planning, organizing and hosting the TOBY. We market and encourage the program to potential candidates, work with property managers to ensure correct application information is submitted in a timely manner and coordinate judges and their assignments at the local level.

Celebrate the highest honors the commercial real estate industry can bestow-Enter your building today!

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

Team Chairman: Lindsey Bergdoll

Team Co-Chairman: Lindsay Higgs

Members:

  • Sarah Clarkin
  • Laura Monaco
  • Ruthann DiLauri
  • Megan Tucciarelli
  • Jane Bullock
  • Kathy Sarabasa
  • Mike Lewis
  • Terri Walther
  • Bianca Santos
  • Jessica Dodson

Golf Team 

Responsible for budgeting, planning, and promoting an annual golf tournament held in the fall.

Specific Duties:

Develops budget for approval by Board of Directors and inclusion in association annual budget.

Selects course and negotiates contract with the assistance of the executive director for submission to Board of Directors. 

Publicizes tournaments to members through flyers, newsletter, announcements at meetings, etc.

Involves members through sponsorship opportunities such as, tee-boxes, beverage carts, prize give-a-ways, etc.

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

Team Chairman: Michelle Lippai

Team Co-Chairman: Terri Walther 

Members:

  • Norma Lopez
  • Shawn Sylvia
  • David Morrison
  • Ryan Lamos
  • Sandra Castro
  • Laura Ragans
  • Terri Walther
  • Christy Massie
  • Mike Gaddis

Networking Team

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

Our goal for 2019 will be to put on three major events for our members to network

Help assist Membership Team with Meet and Greets

Meetings will take place the third Monday of every month.

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

Team Chairman: Melissa Edgin

Team Co-Chairman: Janis Healy

Members:

  • Chris Gallegos
  • Leonard Salemme Jr
  • Norma Lopez
  • Sarah Kelly
  • Karen Poleyeff
  • Suze Amell
  • Doug Grega
  • Carol Harp
  • Laura Hedger
  • Lisa Brown
  • Mike Lewis
  • Belinda Sedberry

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.

In 2019 we work with our Social Media platforms more to promote BOMA Orlando while continuing to send press releases to the media.

Team Chairman: Mike Lewis

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.

We will explore three charities in 2019 so our members who have graciously given in the past can continue to help our community by providing items needed for these charities.

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

Team Chairman: Terry Cordes

Team Co-Chairman: Jane Bullock

Members:

  • Mervil Greene
  • Karen Poleyeff
  • Suze Amell
  • Laura Hedger
  • Lisa Brown
  • Catherine Mays
  • Patricia Anibarro
  • Norma Lopez
  • Laura Monaco
  • Gail Bowden
  • Mike Gaddis
  • Kappy Connors
  • Gabrielle Walther
  • Ronda Dominquez
  • Sandy Castro
  • Leonardo Almeida
  • Craig Dallas
  • Monica Hagen
  • Dave Lutz

Programs Team

Will book speakers for the 2019 luncheons/breakfast calendar and recommend to the board for approval.  Stay industry related to build our Property Managers base at the luncheons/breakfasts.

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

Team Chair: Jessica Dodson

Team Co-Chair: Matt Mohen

Finance Team

This team is specific to Board requests during the year.

Team Chair: Edna Trimble, CPM

Team Co-Chair: Vickie Head