Committees

BOMA/Suburban Chicago is supported in its work by standing and special committees. 

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STANDING COMMITTEES AND SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

The ASSOCIATES COMMITTEE mission is to help provide quality Associate members for the benefit of both the Regular members and the Associate members. It serves as the representative body for vendor members and develops and supports the interactions between Regular and Associate members. The Associates Committee meets monthly in Schaumburg. Chair: Mike Smith

The AWARDS COMMITTEE mission is to encourage participation in the TOBY Award process for both members and potential members and to provide recognition to the owners and managers of outstanding suburban buildings. It coordinates the annual The Outstanding Building of the Year competition and recognizes members for service to the association. The committee meets as needed in Schaumburg. Chair: Anne Persaud

The DEVELOPING LEADERS SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP mission is to recognize that a network is needed to further your career, to be committed, and to create meaningful relationships. Events should be educational, provide networking opportunities, and be fun. The special interest group meets as needed in Schaumburg. Chair: Lindy Schrik 

The EDUCATION COMMITTEE mission is to provide educational and designation courses and curriculum to keep the membership current and trained in the requirements of their profession and continually strive to raise the level and quality of professionalism within the industry and profession. It plans, conducts, and oversees study programs and seminars, including those offered by BOMI International and BOMA International and sponsored by BOMA/Suburban Chicago. The Education Committee meets six times a year in Schaumburg. Chair: Kim Place, RPA

The EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE is committed to supporting BOMA/Suburban Chicago by investigating and implementing policies and procedures that pertain to safety and security for the membership and surrounding community. It keeps members apprised of current security related issues, crime trends, and events. The committee meets quarterly in Schaumburg. Chair: Michael Guzan, JD, MBA

The ENERGY COMMITTEE mission is to provide BOMA/Suburban Chicago members with up-to-date information on energy services, products and regulatory issues. It examines and monitors programs to provide energy savings for BOMA member properties. The Energy Committee meets monthly in the greater Schaumburg area and other locations. Chair: TBD 

The ENGINEERS COMMITTEE plans programs and events for engineers from BOMA/Suburban Chicago member buildings, including the bimonthly engineers lunches where engineers have an opportunity to exchange information and network with their peers. The committee meets bimonthly in Schaumburg. Chair: Gary Kocher

The FINANCE COMMITTEE reviews and prepares the annual budget for approval by the Board of Directors and monitors the financial activities of the Association. The Finance Committee meets quarterly in Schaumburg. Chair: Christopher Wilimitis, LEED AP

The GOLF COMMITTEE mission is to provide the premier social event bringing all BOMA members together for social interaction and enjoyment. The committee plans the annual Golf Outing. The Golf Committee meets as needed in Schaumburg. Chair: Matt Nichols

The GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE mission is to identify issues that impact the commercial real estate industry and influence the decision-makers in our government through member awareness and advocacy efforts. It monitors, studies, and recommends policy direction and advocacy strategies on legislative and regulatory matters which affect the office building industry. The Government Affairs Committee meets quarterly in Schaumburg. Chair: John Lambrecht, RPA

The INDUSTRIAL COMMITTEE mission is to plan and coordinate industrial educational offerings and programs which address current trends important to industrial property managers and increase membership throughout the year. Chair: Melissa Podolsky, RPA

The MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING COMMITTEE plans programs and disseminates information for members and nonmembers involved in medical office and healthcare facility management. The committee meets quarterly in Schaumburg. Chair: David Narey

The MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE mission is to provide an environment that brings people together to accomplish common goals through networking and to promote participation in this environment by defining the benefits of membership attained through commitment and participation. It plans, coordinates, and conducts the ongoing membership campaign of the Association. The Membership Committee meets eight times a year in Schaumburg. Chair: Tom Frye

The NOMINATING COMMITTEE is charged with nominating one candidate for each of the offices to be filled at the annual election of Officers and Directors of BOMA/Suburban Chicago. The Committee is chaired by the Immediate Past President and membership on the Committee is by appointment. Chair: Bruce Larson, FMA

The PROGRAM COMMITTEE mission is to provide interesting and informative speakers for BOMA/Suburban Chicago luncheons. It plans and coordinates the program for the bimonthly Member Lunches. The Program Committee meets bimonthly in Lombard. Chair: Patti McGuire, RPA

The TRADE SHOW COMMITTEE mission is to provide an opportunity for Associate members to display and communicate to property managers what their companies can do for them. This is accomplished via booths and stimulating interest, as well as developing vendor-to-vendor relationships. The Committee plans an EXPO for the industry featuring BOMA Associates as exhibitors. The Trade Show Committee meets as needed in Schaumburg. Chair: Megan Burns


TASK FORCES AND WORK GROUPS

The CHARITY BOWLING TASK FORCE mission is to prepare and coordinate the Annual Charity Bowling Event. The task force meets seasonally as needed in Schaumburg. There is no elected Chair. 


The DAY AT THE RACES TASK FORCE mission is to provide interactive activities and networking opportunities for all levels of memberships within the Association. The task force meets seasonally as needed in Schaumburg. There is no elected Chair.  

Note: Meeting frequency and location is subject to change. BOMA/Suburban Chicago members may serve on one committee. Committees shall have no more than ten members.


BOMA/Suburban Chicago
1515 E. Woodfield Rd, Suite 110
Schaumburg IL 60173

Phone: (847) 995-0970
Fax: (847) 995-0971
boma@bomasuburbanchicago.com




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