Upcoming meetings


Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort
 Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort 16701 Lakeview Rd, Flintstone MD 21530June 14-15, 2018Download the Guidebook App for the event. Printable FlyerClick here to registerWe have two great days of education planned – choose from one of two tracks:Track 1: Leadership For 2020 Track 2:The Facility Manager’s Keys to Active Shooter/Assailant Preparedness in the 21st Century (day 1) and The Economics of Facilities Management, How to Think like an Economist (day 2) Your registration fee of just $400 not only covers the educational program, it covers your Thursday night hotel stay!  You must register by May 15th to assure you are guaranteed a hotel room.  No need to call the hotel, MD/DC APPA will be providing them with a list of registrants that require overnight accommodations.    Register today to take advantage of this great opportunity! See below for details.    Click here to register IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION If you wish to pay for items using multiple credit cards (i.e. pay for the registration fee using one card and pay for spouse/guest with a different card) you will need to complete a separate registration form for each card used. Our current process does not support split payments. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Alternate Payment Process: Payments by credit cards are preferred. If you must use other payment methods such as check or purchase order, call Doug Fairley at (202) 885-2335 or fairley@american.edu This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your registration and payment information.    Program Schedule Thursday, June 1410:30 a.m. to NoonRegistration/Hall of Resources Open/Networking Noon to 12:45 p.m.Lunch 12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.Welcome & General Business Meeting 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Education Tracks A & B 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Reception 6:30 p.m.Dinner 8:00 p.m.Evening EventFriday, June 157:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.Breakfast 8:30 a.m. to NoonContinuation of Education Tracks A&B Noon to 1:00 p.m.Lunch  Golf tee times available  Education Sessions Leadership For 2020 There are many factors shaping the 2020 workforce and the leadership that will be needed.  This session will explore your approach to leadership, how to identify and develop future leaders in the organization, and how to find the right leaders needed for the future of the organization.  First is to understand yourself and how you lead.  Will your approach be effective for the changing workforce?  How do you flex your approach to meet the changing needs?  Second is how to cultivate leaders within the organization.  How do you identify employees with potential? How do you develop opportunities for your employees to gain the experience and skills needed to be effective leaders? Finally third is how to find the right leaders outside of your organization.  When you don’t have potential in the organization, how do you recruit and interview to make sure it’s the right leadership fit? Michelle FrederickSenior Director of Talent DevelopmentHuman ResourcesAmerican University Michelle Frederick has been in the field of professional development since 1991. Michelle currently is the Senior Director of Talent Development, Human Resources at American University. Ms. Frederick oversees the performance, professional and organizational development of the staff of American University.  She is one of the developers and facilitators of APPA’s “Supervisor’s Toolkit: Nuts and Bolts of Facilities Supervision” training program. Michelle came to American University from the Smithsonian Institution where she was the Training Specialist for the Office of Physical Plant for 9 years. Michelle has been an active member of the local, Eastern Region and international APPA since 1992.  She is a Past-President of ERAPPA.  She has also presented at several chapters, regional and national APPA meetings on the topics of teamwork, organizational change, recognition and leadership.   The Facility Manager’s Keys to Active Shooter/Assailant Preparedness in the 21st Century (Day 1) This workshop will utilize an objective and positive approach to emergency planning for an Active Shooter/Assailant threat.  We will equip you with the key steps, strategies, and resources necessary to achieve effective emergency preparedness.  We will also discuss the importance of instruction and highlight what methods of staff instruction are most effective. Bring your questions to this timely and interactive session! You will walk away with the strategies and resources you need to either strengthen your existing emergency preparedness program or to begin building your program. Randy BravermanSenior ConsultantFacility Engineering Associatesrandy.braverman@feapc.com Randy Braverman has over 34 years’ experience in managing security operations in a variety of roles including Security Consultant, Director of Security and Campus Safety, and law enforcement officer.  He has overseen full-scale emergency crisis exercises and coordinated the efforts of local, county, and state authorities, military forces, hospitals, and school personnel within these exercises. An Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Randy conducts vulnerability assessments using the ALPHA™ vulnerability assessment methodology and provides technical assistance for emergency and crisis plans for school districts, municipalities, and corporations. Randy is an instructor for the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute: Illinois School and Campus Training Program.  The Economics of Facilities Management – How to think like and Economist (Day 2) This workshop tackles the economics of facilities management with a common-sense approach to how and why our organizations and institutions make financial decisions. Our chances of success in promoting our operational and capital budgets are vastly improved if we consider the behavioral economic drivers of decision making. These are just some of the ways we can think more like an Economist: ·      Understanding numbers·      The value of money·      How we think·      How to ask for money Chris Hodges, P.E., CFM, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow, FRICSPrincipalFacility Engineering Associateshodges@feapc.comChris has over 35 years of engineering and consulting experience with clients on facility asset management, life cycle management and strategic planning to optimize facility performance. Chris is a Principal and co-founder of Facility Engineering Associates, an engineering and facility management consultancy. Golf Golf tee times will be available at the end of the program on Friday. If you are interested, please sign up to play on the registration form. Bob Ivey will be coordinating players and tee times on-site. The cost for each player will be $60.