International Facility Management Association
IFMA Seattle
5727 Baker Way NW, Suite 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
tel: 877-460-5880
fax: 253-265-3043

Facility Manager Presentations

January 17th, 2019 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

Presentation: "Key Performance Indicators - What to Measure for Success" Powerpoint of Presentation

July 20, 2018 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

Presentation: "IFMA Credentials" Video of Presentation

April 21, 2016 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

DISC Behavioral Styles: Understanding and Communicating Effectively with your Prospect, Customer, or Colleague

Presentation: "DISC Behavioral Styles: Understanding and Communicating Effectively with your Prospect, Customer, or Colleague" [27 pages]
Presented by James Alberson, Sandler Training; Owner and Principal of Top Tier Training & Development, Inc.

From the April 21, 2016 Lunch and Learn Member Meeting, James Alberson shares how our level of understanding of the behavioral and communication tendencies of others can make all the difference between harmony and havoc, success and failure, or yes and no. More from the event.


October 15, 2015 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

Presentation: "An Introduction to Pull Planning" [31 pages]
Presented by Dan Gendreau, Washington Area Manager for Heery International

From the October 15, 2015 Lunch and Learn Member Meeting, Gendreau shares an overview of Lean Construction, Lean Scheduling Principals, Pull Planning, Why Pull Plan, Principals and Processes, and Key Take-Aways and Thoughts. More in our Calendar Archive.

Oct. 1, 2015 Seattle's Building Energy Efficiency Policies Meeting

Presentation: "Seattle's Building Energy Efficiency Policies" [19 pages]
Presented by from the Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment

The City of Seattle discussed proposed next generation building energy policies for commercial and multifamily properties (20,000+ SF). Representatives from Seattle's Office of Sustainability and the Environment presented proposed policies on building efficiency to help the City meet the climate goal to be carbon-neutral by 2050 and what resources are available for FM's to improve your own building's energy performance. More in our Calendar Archive.

May 7, 2015 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

Presentation: "Leadership Myths: Are You Ready for the Truth?" [6 pages]
Presented by Renowned National Speaker: Linda Talley, PhD. Behavioral Theorist, President, Linda Talley & Associates, Inc.

From the May 7, 2015 Lunch and Learn Member Meeting, Body Language Expert and Leadership Development Coach Linda Talley shared 5 myths of leadership to test your awareness of the truths. By becoming aware of these concepts, you are building the foundation for your development as an effective leader. More in our Calendar Archive.

May 15, 2014 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

Presentation: "Ergonomics: What You Need to Know!" [22 pages]
Presented by Vincent Xin Wang, MS AEP  | Associate Ergonomist, Humanscale
From the May 15, 2014 Lunch and Learn Member Meeting, ergonomic expert Vincent Wang will share tips on workplace comfort. Want is a board certified ergonomics professional with a Master of Science in Human Factors and Ergonomics from Cornell University. Among other interests, his research has focused on the usability evaluation of alternative keyboard systems. Vincent has extensive experience in the areas of ergonomic program development, workstation evaluation and training in office, industrial, and lab settings. More in our Calendar Archive.

April 17, 2014 Lunch & Learn Member Meeting

Presentation: "Best Value Practices: Leasing" [15 pages]
Presented by Stephen Cugier, Colliers International
From the April 17, 2014 Lunch and Learn Member Meeting, Stephen Cugier talks about when and why you engage Leasing Brokers, how Brokers help you create the best deal and assistance with identifying all costs associated with moving to a new office.

IFMA Seattle Training Presentations, Slides, Articles

Between IFMA Seattle Chapter's monthly member meetings, our Lunch and Learn gatherings, Tapper Jabber events and Annual Educational Symposiums, we learn a great deal - and share with our colleagues. Here you will find our archive of presentations and other information from our events.

Education Symposium Presentations
Visit our Education Symposium Wrap Up pages for previous years of our annual event to view the speaker presentations from the symposium in pdf format. Simply click on the presentation link you'd like to view or download.

Facility Manager Articles

All in PDF

"IFMA & Sustainability"
This presentation is from the New LEED Process & Benefits for Facility Managers program on January 13, 2009

Facility Manager Tips

All in PDF

Leasing Tips
Commercial Property Leasing Glossary
Tax Saving Strategies to Lower Facility Costs
Ups & Downs of Commercial Real Estate
How Tenants Can Achieve Leverage in Lease Negotiations

Office Relocation Tips
Asking the Right Questions Before Your Next Move
Moving Soon? Preparing a Detailed Checklist

Facility Manager Misc.

All in PDF

Request help for IFMA students with project:
Facility Management Studio: an overview

9th Annual Golf Outing 2006: “AN IRISH RYDER CUP” By Dr. Par
[excerpt] "An overcast day and the indulgence of the golf gods favored over 120 players at Washington National Golf Course in Auburn for the 9th Annual IFMA Seattle Golf Outing. This year’s theme was the Irish Ryder Cup, intended to venerate the biennial match of the same name, held at the K Club in Dublin this year. Alas, the US Team played no better than the field at the IFMA Seattle event and Dr. Ryder’s Cup stayed in Europe.  However, OUR outing raised over $8,000.00 that will benefit Special Olympics Washington, the Sander Abrams Memorial Scholarship, the IFMA Foundation, and our local IFMA chapter.  A buffet lunch and awards ceremony followed the golfing."
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2006 Education Symposium Presentations
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