Advocacy Day 2021

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Hear directly from Members of Congress, Congressional Staff, and Federal Agency FM’s about new public policy with the potential to impact the Facility Management Industry.

Learn how policy decisions impact facility management

About Advocacy Day

In the US, where the pandemic has drastically changed the way that governments work, the level of activity and impact on the built environment continues to grow. In this time of increased activity, it is now more important than ever that elected officials and related stakeholder groups understand the role and impact of the Facility Managers and continue to utilize IFMA as trusted source of industry-based information and best practices.

Why You Should Watch

Stay informed on the latest policies and laws affecting FM

Learn how Congress creates and implements laws

Be part of the unified voice of FM supporting the profession

Get tools for successful advocacy and engagement

Hear directly from members of Congress and key staff

Understand the importance of chapter based advocacy and outreach

1

DAY

10+

SPEAKERS

3+

HOURS

7

TOPICS

Event Agenda

Starts at 11:00 a.m. ET

11:00 – Welcome and Introductions

  • Dean Stanberry, Second Vice-Chair, IFMA  

11:10 – Overview of Congressional Activity

  • Overview of Agenda
  • Major Events of Past Year
  • Current Political Environment
  • Congressional Activity and Focus
  • IFMA Message and Priorities
  • Coalition Activity

11:50 – Importance of Local Government Relations Activity

  • How to Get Involved
  • Available Resources

12:00 – The Honorable Peter Welch (D-VT)

Chair, Higher Performance Congressional Caucus

12:15 – The Honorable David Rouzer (R-NC)
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

12:30 – The Honorable Virginia Foxx

Ranking Member, Committee on Education and Workforce


12:45 – Mr. Chuck Iliff & Mr. Doug Hellman

Office of the Architect of the Capitol


1:15 – Mr. Maurice Pettiford
United States Department of State, Overseas Building Office

1:45 – Questions and Closing Remarks

Wednesday,
September 29

Speakers

Dean Stanberry

Jeff Johnson

IFMA, Second Vice Chair

IFMA, Director of External Affairs

Other Invited Speakers

  • Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA)
  • Representative Dina Titus (D-NV)
  • Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)
  • GSA Office of High Performance Federal Green Buildings
  • Representative Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX)
  • Representative Pete Sessions (R-TX)
  • Senator James Lankford (R-OK)

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