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: TBD
The AWARDS AND RECOGNITION 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, RPA
The EMERGING 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, LEED AP
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:
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: Jason Sowers
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: Tom Noonan
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.
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: Debby Pyznarkski
The HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE 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 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: Lisa Krumwiede, LEED AP
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, MBA
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: Jennifer Sweeney
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: Megan Burns
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.
The DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION TASK FORCE mission is to build an inclusive and diverse community within the association, characterized by mutual respect and professional growth in the commercial real estate industry. Chair: Kita Harris, MBA, RPA
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.