APPA Announces 2021-22 Board of Directors
APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities announced its new Board of Directors, effective July 19 in advance of APPA’s Virtual Facilities Summit taking place July 20-22.
Board of Directors 2021-22
Board Chair – Dave Irvin, Florida State University
Vice Chair – Margaret Tennessen, University of Wisconsin Madison
Immediate Past President – Jim Jackson, University of Nebraska Lincoln
President & CEO – Lander Medlin, APPA
Treasurer – TBD
At-Large – Jim Hundrieser, National Association of College & University Business Officers
CAPPA – Angela Meyer, Southeast Missouri State University
ERAPPA – Jessica Abbott, Wolcott Public Schools (CT)
MAPPA – Steve Gilsdorf, Wayne State University (MI)
PCAPPA – Eric Johnson, University of Southern California
RMA – Luis Rocha, University of Arizona
SRAPPA – David Smith, University of North Carolina Charlotte
APPA 2021 Award Recipients
APPA is pleased to announce our 2021 award recipients:
2021 Fellow – J. Thomas Becker, PE, CEFP, Thomas Jefferson University
2021 Meritorious – Elizabeth Clark, CEFP, Pennsylvania State University
2021 Award for Excellence in Facilities Management
– University of California San Marcos
– University of Chicago
2021 Pacesetter – Kim Case-Nichols, CEFP, University of Nevada Las Vegas
2021 Sustainability Innovation – University of New Hampshire (Northwest Heat Plant)
2021 Effective & Innovative Practices – California State University East Bay (Facilities Development and Operations [FD&O] Partners/Ambassadors)
2021 Rex Dillow Award for Outstanding Article – Adam S. Lawver and Sean O’Connor, Michigan State University (Deploying Disruptive Technologies with a Disruptive Approach to Leadership, Jul/Aug 2020 Facilities Manager)
2021 CFaR Research Awards
– Adam S. Lawver and Sean O’Connor, Michigan State University
– Angela Hayslett and Emeka Anaza, James Madison University
Nominations and applications are now being taken for APPA’s 2022 institutional and individual awards:
- Douglas K. Christensen Distinguished Leadership & Ethics Award
- APPA Fellow
- Pacesetter Award
- Meritorious Service Award
- President’s Award
- Unsung Heroes Award
- Rex Dillow Award for Outstanding Article
- Business Partner Award
- Award for Excellence in Facilities Management
- Effective and Innovative Practices Award
- Sustainability Innovation Award
2022 submissions are due November 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Complete a submission by logging into your myAPPA account. Click on the myAPPA link at the top of the page. In the left column of options, you’ll see myAwards Submissions.
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Check Out APPA’s Webinar Schedule for 2021
APPA’s popular webinar series continues in 2021 with scheduled free educational facilities webinars on a near-weekly basis throughout the year.
Survey Results Posted
Results from APPA’s 2021 Fall Reopening Strategies are available on the APPA website.
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