ERAPPA board releases the annual report to members for the fiscal year 2016 to 2017 at ERAPPA 2017 in Washington DC.
Why do we need a member’s section?
Share best practice solutions
Search and view past Webinars
Search and view ERAPPA and chapter presentations
Discussion lists that capture the conversation for research by others later
Connect with FM professionals in our region with certain skills to be captured in our profiles
To make the start up easier for current members, you will be assigned an unique userID and password which you will be prompted to change. This information will come in an email directly to you make sure you check your spam filter on July 14, 2017 from Ogo Sense the host of the ERAPPA website.
Your profile will be setup with the following:
Initially five (5) webinars from our business partners over the last six (6) months will be loaded to search and view.
How will the member’s section grow and when?
July the conference for the past two years (ERAPPA 2016 & ERAPPA 2015) will be loaded with search tools
August your profile will be expanded and you will be asked to complete your profiles
September discussion lists will be added with ERAPPA area experts helping to kick off the discussions
October the start of the reorganization of the ERAPPA website with scholarships, job opportunities and other members only benefits moving into the members section.
At the same time we will enhance the public view outlining reasons why institutions and business partners should join ERAPPA
How will current institution members and business partners (still do not know how to deal with business partners need guidance) be able to get access to the site?
There will be a join section where current employees of member institutions will be able to request to join.
Chapter membership director will process the request.
Profile will be created and email sent with ID and password
Your name and email address will be added to benchmark ERAPPA communication email tool Benchmark for important communications
How can I get the most out of this new tool?
Participate share your skills and knowledge
Contact PD if you wish to lead a discussion/topic starting in September
Complete your profile once it has been expanded in August
Thank you for continuing to support the profession of Facilities Management Professional by participating in APPA, ERAPPA and your chapter events. The board of ERAPPA looks to create a year round networking environment that members can network with each other and business partners.
Paul Martin CPA CGA, C.MGR.
ERAPPA Vice President Technology and Communication
The Business Partner Committee has been charged with development and implementation of the “ERAPPA Webinar Lunch and Learn Series.” This new brings timely, innovative and informative best practices to our institutional members throughout the year. The program kicked-off in September 2016 with bi-monthly offerings, on a trial basis. The benefits of the program will be evaluated, based on the compile survey data after 4-sessions, and a determination will be made by the ERAPPA Board regarding continuance. These webinars are at no cost to our members.
We are currently booked through May 2017. Those who would like to present a future Webinar Lunch and Learn should complete the ERAPPA Annual Conference “Call for Papers” and respond “YES” When prompted for your interest. BP Members who partner with institutional members will be given strong consideration.
Webinars are organized into 4 technical tracks, that will also be further evaluated by the Board at the conclusion of the trial period. They are:
The Business Partner Committee has developed the following initial schedule:
|09/15/16||TRC Environmental||What You Don’t Know (or Do)
Can Hurt You – Spill Prevention and
|Energy Efficiency on Campus
– Real World Data
|Modular Construction||Design/ Construction|
|03/16/17||Rochester Midland||Infection Control - Science
Behind Cleaning for Health
The Director of Facilities Management and Planning represents the University’s facilities function and works collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external constituents. The Director is responsible for providing management, leadership and oversight for all aspects of the Facilities Department for all Edinboro University campuses, including facilities maintenance operations, grounds services, construction and capital project management, facilities inventory, custodial services, mailroom, and shipping and receiving and is responsible for management of the University’s buildings, facilities, infrastructure, grounds, and campus contracted services. The Director coordinates the budgeting and delivery of essential facility maintenance, custodial services, construction, and mail delivery, ensuring compliance with health, life safety, and building codes, recommending priorities for needed repairs and renovations, and directs the development of contingency plans for extraordinary grounds and maintenance efforts under emergency conditions. The Director is responsible for administering the delegated construction authority from the Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Chancellor and the Department of General Services. The Director assists in space planning for the University and in this capacity serves on various committees and task forces.
A full position description and required qualifications is available at https://jobs.edinboro.edu/postings/5592. Applicants should apply by January 24, 2018, to be fully considered; however, the posting will remain open until filled.