November 22, 2010 – Fairfax, VA – Teena G. Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Global Facilities Management Association (Global FM). Global FM conducted a series of governance meetings last month in Atlanta, Georgia, where a new Board of Directors was established. Each new member is appointed with a mandate of two years.
The new Global FM Board is as follows: Teena Shouse (Chairperson), Steve Gladwin (Immediate Past Chair), Iain Murray (Deputy Chairman), Ian Fielder (Treasurer), Steve Taylor (FMA Australia), David Duncan (FMA Australia), Tony Keane (IFMA), Gary Broersma (IFMA), Lionel Cottin (ARSEG), Delphine Sergent (ARSEG), and Jozsef Czerny (HFMS).
In regards to her newly appointed position, Teena stated, “It gives me great pleasure to assume the role of Global FM Chair. I have been involved with Global FM from the beginning and have seen amazing maturation of the organization and its leaders. I wish to thank those who have previously served and in advance those yet to serve and support Global FM’s mission. With the right vision, alliances, and attitude we truly can grow the FM profession and positively influence the built environment.”
Teena Shouse is a Senior FM Consultant at FEA with over 26 years of experience in service related fields, predominately in facility management. Her primary expertise includes project management, BPI, sustainability in FM, staff development, and outsourced contract governance. Teena has held several senior level positions including ARAMARK and Sprint. From 2005-2007, she served as the Chairman of the IFMA Board of Directors. She has also created and teaches several Facility Management and Sustainability courses for IFMA and FEA. In addition, she has spoken at numerous national and international conferences and universities.
Global FM is an international not-for-profit organization based in Brussels, Belgium. It represents a worldwide community of organizations that provide leadership in facility management. Global FM’s vision is to achieve Global recognition of facilities management profession and its mission is to promote the strategic value and progress of facilities management.