Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) Credential Program Spring 2014
GMU is offering an SFP course February 21-April 26, 2014 (Friday-Saturday) at the FEA Fairfax office at 12701 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 101, Fairfax, VA 22033.
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The SFP credential is awarded by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). Upon the conclusion of each of the three required focus areas, participants will need to successfully complete the online final assessments for each area. Once this has been accomplished, they will submit their SFP application, including the fee, to IFMA to finalize the awarding of the credential. Each final assessment is in multiple choice format. Each of the required focus areas are listed in the course description below.
Strategy and Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management
- Introduction to Sustainability
- Organizational Strategies
- Developing a Sustainability Strategy
- Sustainability Considerations
- Sustainability Goals and Initiatives
- Communicating and Reporting on Sustainability
Managing Sustainable Facilities
- Sustainability Policy Development
- Applying Sustainability to FM Plans
- Sustainability Program Development & Implementation
- Change Management
- Performance Management Tools
- Finance for Sustainable Facilities
- Purchasing and Procuring for Sustainable Facilities
- Sustainability Standards, Systems and Support
Operating Sustainable Facilities:
- Materials and Resources
- Workplace Management
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- Quality of Services
- Site Impact
Benefits of Attending:
Understand How FM is Integral to the Triple Bottom Line of Sustainability
- Implement best practices to impact your organization’s economic, environmental and social bottom lines.
Enhance Your Competitive Edge
- The SFP credential will give you recognition and credibility as an informed champion, partner and steward of the built environment within your organization and the communities in which you live and serve.
Earn a Professional Credential
- Demonstrate your commitment to the profession by becoming part of a network of like-minded professionals who have achieved their SFP credential.
Learn from Industry Experts
- Enjoy opportunities to meet and network with expert instructors and peers during live instructor-led courses.
Christopher P. Hodges, MS, PE, RRC, CFM, LEED-AP, IFMA Fellow, is a founding principal of Facility Engineering Associates. He has over 25 years of experience in the evaluation, design, and project management of building repair and restoration projects and facility management.
|Maureen K. Roskoski, SFP, LEED AP O+MMaureen Roskoski is the Corporate Sustainability Officer and a Senior Professional at FEA. She has worked with existing facilities on building certification, energy management, and sustainable facility management during her 17 years of practice. Maureen graduated from Mary Washington College with an Environmental Earth Science degree. She has taken several clients through the LEED for Existing Building certification process. Maureen has worked with commercial and federal facilities on energy audits, preparing Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans, and conducting energy and sustainability training. Maureen has presented in her area of expertise at several leading conferences including IFMA’s World Workplace, Greenbuild, and NFM&T. In addition, Maureen has led workshops on sustainability in existing buildings for the New York Regional Chapter of APPA and Jones Lang LaSalle. She was one of the primary developers and Instructors for George Mason University’s Professional Certificate in Sustainability for Existing Buildings Program. Maureen is an IFMA Instructor for the Sustainability Facility Professional class and a co-author of the IFMA How To Guide Series publications on ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems.
Mayra D. Portalatin, SFP, LEED AP O+MMayra Portalatin is a Senior Engineer with extensive project management and consulting experience in building investigations ranging from environmental to building condition assessments. During her tenure at FEA, her practice has extended from evaluation of the built environment, to the facility management area, including maintenance and operations of building systems, sustainability and energy management, and training of management and engineering staff in topics ranging from hazardous materials management to sustainability. Mayra holds the Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) and LEED AP O+M certifications and is a licensed Asbestos Building Inspector and Project Designer. She is a leader in the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Capital Chapter and is an instructor for IFMA’s SFP program. In addition to being an instructor, Mayra was one of the main course developers for George Mason University’s Office of Continuing Education Sustainability Certificate Program and co-author of IFMA Foundation’s Sustainability “How-To-Guide” on Green Rating Systems.