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NPMA Newsflash
Vol. 2016, Issue 23 June 22, 2016
Advance the profession of Asset Management through leadership in education, standards, compliance, and certifications.

Get to Know Your 2016 Candidates for VP of Membership

Ivonne Bachar, CPPM, CF 
Bay Area Chapter

Statement of Experience:
Ms. Bachar, the Director of the Property Management Office at Stanford University, is a recognized leader in Property and Asset Management. She holds a Masters Degree in Education in addition to CPPM level certification and Consulting Fellow recognition with the NPMA. She has served as a professional Instructor and guest speaker at numerous conferences for various organizations throughout the U.S. An active member of the NPMA, she has held numerous positions within the Bay Area Chapter, Served as Western Region VP, and served on the National Executive Board as VP of Certification, VP of Professional Development, Executive VP, VP of Membership, and ultimately as National President. She is currently serving as the VP of Administration. Over the years, she has been an active member of the Council of Fellows, served on the Board of Advisors, and participated on the Seminar and Conference Planning activity teams. She is a Consulting Fellow and is a recipient of the NPMA Property Person of the Year Award. Her in-depth knowledge of NPMA, it's challenges as well as operational successes is essential for this role.

Her career includes staff and managerial positions in commercial manufacturing, research & development, and research-intensive University environments. Throughout her career, areas of responsibility have included the development and implementation of enterprise property management policies and procedures, operational systems, selection and organization of property staff, design and delivery of educational curriculumand training programs. Performance of these responsibilities focuses on effective and efficient processes to enable and facilitate compliance and support business operations.

Mission and Goals:
Membership is at the heart of NPMA. Key objectives in this role for me include providing the best possible tools and resources for NPMA members - striving to maximize our member outreach; monitoring industry trends that affect our members; working towards continued enhancement of services we offer our members and align them with our long-term strategic goals; and ensuring close collaboration with the Executive Board as a whole to provide excellent educational, and certification programs.

Jim Young, CPPM, CF 
Gulf Coast Chapter

Statement of Experience:
Jim has over 32 years’ experience in Property Management, and is retired from DynMcDermott, a DOE Contractor, where he served as a Property Analyst and the Real Property Manager. Jim developed, implemented and managed logistics and property management procedures, programs and systems for the United States Navy, Department of Energy and Charity Hospital. Additionally, he managed over 100 employees as the Operations Manager for Atlantic Nuclear Services.

Jim is a charter member of the Gulf Coast Chapter and has been an NPMA member for 27 years. Jim serves as the Gulf Coast Chapter President, National Delegate and an NPMA Proctor. Jim brings proven experience to the Executive Board, having previously served as the Central Region Vice President, VP of Administration, VP of Parliamentary Procedures and the VP of Membership. During a prior term as VP of Membership, he developed and implemented the NPMA Group Membership Program and created the original NPMA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mission and Goals:
I believe leadership is giving back and helping NPMA and its members to reach their highest potential. If elected VP, I will work with our President, the National Board and all NPMA members to promote the continued growth of NPMA, strengthen our educational, seminar, certification and professional accreditation programs. Remember, NPMA is only as strong as its members. Your continued efforts and support are essential to NPMA.

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Registration Open for Pre NES Courses!

Space is filling up quickly for the pre NES courses. Reserve your spot for the following Nashville courses today:

Government Property Basics
8/24/2016 » 8/28/2016

Disposal of Government Property
8/26/2016 » 8/28/2016

Property Certification
CPPS Certification Review & Testing / Fundamentals of Personal Property Management
8/25/2016 » 8/27/2016

CPPA Certification Review & Testing/Intermediate Property Management Studies
8/24/2016 » 8/26/2016

CPPM Certification Review & Testing

Free Contract Property SIG Webinar Featuring Dr. Douglas Goetz

Join the Contract Property SIG on July 19th for a free webinar featuring Dr. Doug Goetz. Dr. Goetz will present "Voluntary Consensus Standards, Industry Leading Practices, Customary Commercial Practices and Property Management Systems". This has been an active topic of discussion in the Contract Property SIG this past year and is one of the more misunderstood tools we have at our disposal as Property Managers.

We encourage you to register early as there is a limit of 100 attendees for this session scheduled for July 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Register here! 

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