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Message From The APPA Board of Directors & Staff Message From The APPA Board of Directors & Staff

The past month has seen several natural disasters affect our APPA family’s campuses.  From earthquakes in Mexico, hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and now major fires in Northern California. The APPA Board of Directors and Staff would like those affected to know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

APPA 2018 Call for Papers: Deadline October 31, 2017 APPA 2018 Call for Papers: Deadline October 31, 2017

APPA invites you to submit a program presenting solutions for improvement, sharing of best practices, or innovative approaches relevant to facilities professionals throughout the educational community. The APPA 2018 annual conference offers an opportunity for you to be part of the outstanding professional development program, to participate in discussions and share effective strategies to the many challenges facing facilities professionals.

APPA Regulatory Webinar Series: Responding to Catastrophic Events on Campus APPA Regulatory Webinar Series: Responding to Catastrophic Events on Campus

This panel discussion will bring together 3 key members of APPA to discuss major floods that have taken place on their campuses over the last several years and the process they followed for remediation, restoration and recovery along with all the proper insurance paperwork that needed to be completed. This webinar will be moderated by Christopher Kopach, APPA President.

ICC prepares for new round of Group A code revisions ICC prepares for new round of Group A code revisions

ICC Work Group will be accepting proposals for changes to International Building Code, Fire Code, Plumbing, Mechanical & Fuel Gas Code and Sustainability, Energy & High Performance Building Code until November 1, 2017. If you are interested in participating in the Work Group is looking for new member contact Billie Zidek at 703.542.3846.

Facilities Performance Indicators (FPI) Survey Deadline is December 18! Facilities Performance Indicators (FPI) Survey Deadline is December 18!

You only have until December 18 to be included in the 2016-17 FPI Survey.  It’s easy to participate, simply log in to your myAPPA account and under the myResearch heading, click the "FPI Survey Access" link. A new page will then populate and allow you to click the survey link, which will take you to the survey.