The Southeastern Wisconsin International Facility Management Association announced its newly appointed 2009-2010 President and Executive Board of Directors. Scott Gierhahn has been elected president and will lead the new board. Gierhahn serves as President and CEO of New Berlin-based Schroeder Solutions and Schroeder Moving Systems.
Joining him on the Board of Officers is Bryan Olen of WaterStone Bank, as President Elect; Brian Parrish of Dickman Real Estate, as Vice President; Elizabeth Vorass of Metavante Corporation, as Secretary; Jerry Olson of Kleen Air Service Corp., as Treasurer; and Doug VerBockel, of Forrer Business Interiors, as Past President.
IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 19,500 members in 60 countries. The association's members, represented in 125 chapters and 16 councils worldwide, manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than $100 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, provides educational programs, recognizes facility management certificate programs and produces World Workplace, the world's largest facility management conference and exposition