Check out the latest IFMA Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning, recently updated with assistance from Dorothy Scholnick, FMP! This guide outlines the steps to establish a comprehensive green cleaning program, covering key topics such as indoor air quality, green cleaning products and equipment, greenwashing, green cleaning service providers and performance measurements.
Dorothy Scholnick, FMP is a recent graduate of Temple University Honors College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Architecture-Facilities Management with a minor in Healthcare Management. Her previous experience includes working as an intern with the Facilities Department at Temple University Hospital where she completed inspections of the campus totaling over 800,000 gross square feet for projects created to ensure compliance with Joint Commission standards. She managed and updated a preventative maintenance project to assist with document management within operations and maintenance. She has experience in the construction industry as a part time field engineer at A.P. Construction including work on 2 New Jersey Turnpike Authority projects across 3 sites totaling over $40,000,000. Her main responsibilities included managing the submittal procedures with internal and external team members to maintain schedule compliance. She has been a member of International Facility Management Association (IFMA) since 2013 in the Philadelphia Chapter and Capital Chapter. Past involvements with the Philadelphia Chapter of IFMA include holding the position of Student Liaison, attending World Workplace 2014 and 2016, and volunteering at numerous Chapter events. She has experience with involvement in Temple University Facilities Management Association (TUFMA) as Secretary and later President of the organization. She was awarded the Philadelphia Chapter Scholarship through the IFMA Foundation in October of 2016 and the Facility Management Capstone Award in May of 2016. She was a designated peer mentor of the Temple University architecture department.