In Memory of Mr. Robert “Bob” McFarland, CPPM, CF

NPMA Newsflash
Vol. 2017, Issue 21 May 24, 2017
Advance the profession of Asset Management through leadership in education, standards, compliance, and certifications.

Free Webinar on Vendor Negotiation Thursday, May 25

When: May 25, 2017 @ 2pm (Eastern Time)
Where: Live Webinar: Tel: +1-615-882-6682, 2734574730# | Join using Skype for Business
Subject: The Capital Game – Vendor Negotiation
Presented by: Brandon Baca of Equipment Management & Technology Solutions
Sponsored by: The NPMA Hospitals and Medical Facilities SIG

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Refer an Exhibitor and Save on NES

NES is just around the corner and we want to ensure a robust set of exhibitors are represented for our members to learn about. Members are encouraged to reach out to the vendors you use for hardware, software, tags, services, etc. and ask them to show their support for NPMA because it’s important to you. If you are the first to bring in a vendor that has not already signed up, NPMA will offer you a $100 discount on NES! Don’t need a discount? No problem, we can apply your $100 to the webinar of your choice. Please share our Advertising Guide with your vendor(s) and let us know that you’ve made the referral by submitting their information here.

Thanks and we hope to see you in Phoenix!

In Memory of Mr. Robert “Bob” McFarland, CPPM, CF

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Bob McFarland’s passing on May 18, 2017. Bob McFarland was a CPPM, CF and a founding member of the NPMA. He was the consummate Property Professional! Bob presented at nearly every NES, and numerous Regional Seminars. Bob held numerous chapter leadership positions in numerous chapters as his work took him to different geographic areas. And an interesting note of Bob’s forward vision – As President of the San Diego Chapter in 1985 he started the first NPMA Chapter training program which became the model for National NPMA Training programs for a goodly number of years after that. Bob contributed mightily to the NPMA literature base – writing numerous Award winning articles in The Property Professional – as well as expanding the NPMA literature by his writing for the NPMA Journal of Property and Asset Management. Bob was also a past recipient of the NPMA Property Person of the Year Award and the NPMA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bob is survived by the wife, Pam McFarland, CPPM, CF also an NPMA member and true Property Professional. Our sympathies go out to Pam at this very difficult time. Though the final internment details have not been finalized, letters of condolence can be sent to Pam at: 3359 Caterina Dr. | New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Consulting Fellow Applications

NPMA Consulting Fellow (CF) applications are being accepted through June 23, 2017 for recognition at the 2017 NES.

The Consulting Fellow (CF) is the highest recognition bestowed on its members by the NPMA. Consulting Fellows are expected to have made significant and continuous contributions to the field of property management. This recognition is designed to provide the NPMA with a core group of property/asset management technical experts who will mentor the next generation of professionals, educate NPMA members, perpetuate the literature of property/asset management, and provide leadership in the property management field. This core group is known as the "Council of Fellows."

To learn more about the application process and CHANGES this year, read the full article.

NES Property Challenge T-shirts

The gauntlet has been thrown! It is time for the Regions to step up and show their colors! The NPMA Foundation has set up a storefront for each region to acquire their 2017 Property Challenge t-shirt! Both men and women styles are available. 

Order your t-shirt today and support your Region and the NPMA Foundation!

NES Raffle Tickets for Sale

NES pre-sale raffle tickets are back! Please print your tickets and follow instructions on sales and where to mail them.. Let us make this NES the best ever!!!

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