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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 | HEALTH AND WELLNESS 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 2020 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 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: Suzanne Galarneau, CPM

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

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 2020 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 an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Bianca Santos

Team Co-Chairman: Michelle Lasch

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: Robyn Miller, RPA

Team Co-Chairman: Leonard Salemme

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:  Megan Tuciarelli

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.

The goals for 2020:

Maintain awareness of the City Energy Project

Survey membership on sustainability-related knowledge needs

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

Team Chairman: Greg Terrrito

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.

Our 2020 Goals will be to hold three breakfasts for our engineers to gain knowledge.

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: Catrina Overstreet

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 2020 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 an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Lisa Brown

Team Co-Chairman: Danielle Peters

Emerging Professionals Team

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

Our 2020 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 on the third Tuesday of each month.

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

Team Chairman: Anna Territo, PE

Team Co-Chairman: Laura Dinan

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, it 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 2020. 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 2020 goals for this team are 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 an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chairman: Lindsay Higgs

Team Co-Chairman: Lindsey Nutter

Golf Team 

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

Specific Duties:

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

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

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

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

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

Team Chairman: Michelle Lippai

Team Co-Chairman: Terri Walther 

Networking Team

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

Our goal for 2020 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 on the third Monday of every month.

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

Team Chairman: Melissa Edgin

Team Co-Chairman: Amanda Agamie

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 2020 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

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.

We will explore three charities in 2020 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 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: Michelle Carter

Health and Wellness Team

This team will be responsible for creating a calendar for health and wellness activities for networking with our members at 5K's, cooking classes, etc.  Chairs will send out an agenda for meetings with time and place.

Team Chair: Jackie Browne

Team Co-Chair - Mervil Greene

Finance Team

This team is specific to Board requests during the year.

Team Chair: Mike Lewis

Team Co-Chair: Kelly Dillard