Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association Selects 2019/2020 Board of Directors

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The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the authority on retail, multi-site facilities management, announces its Board of Directors for the 2019/2020 term.

PRSM selects new Board of Directors

"The facilities management industry is undergoing an evolution and PRSM is evolving and is prepared for its next chapter. The association is well positioned strategically and financially, and I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead,” - Myriah Kingen, PRSM Board Chair.

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the authority on retail, multi-site facilities management, announced its Board of Directors has selected new officers for the 2019-2020 term. The new officers are:

Chair:             Myriah Kingen, Director, Facilities Management, DaVita Kidney Care
Vice Chair:        Matthew Whelan, President/CEO, W Services Group
Treasurer:        Shawn Browning, MP, FMA, LEED-Green Assoc., Facility Manager, Nike, Inc.
Secretary:         Jaclyn Frenzel, Vice President, OnSite, Inc.

The Association membership also elected two new retail Board members to three-year terms and two retail alternates to a one-year term. Newly elected retail directors include:
     Director: Anthony Armato, Director, Facilities & Energy Management, Ulta Beauty
     Director: Kirk Beaudoin, RFMP, FMA, LEED Green Associate, Senior Facilities Manager,
     adidas America, Inc.
     Retail 1st Alternate: Jordan Campbell, Facilities Manager, Bottega Veneta
     Retail 2nd Alternate: Mike Bowman, Director, Facilities, Environmental and Safety, LCBO

Retailer Directors returning to the Board include:
     Director: Steve Andrews, Sr. Regional Facilities Manager, Walmart, Inc.
     Director: Neil Butler, LEED Green Associate

Two Supplier Board members were elected, one for a three-year term, and one supplier alternate, elected to a one-year term. Newly elected supplier directors include:
     Director: Grant Baecker, President, Authority HVAC
     Supplier Alternate: Kim Goei, COO, Fexa

Supplier Directors returning to the Board include:
     Director: Tom Buiocchi, CEO, ServiceChannel
     Director: Chris Slocum, Founder, Chief Customer Officer, Cornell Storefront Systems, Inc.

As Director Facilities Management for DaVita Kidney Care, Kingen, PRSM’s new Board Chair, directs facilities maintenance, project rollouts and store refurbishments for more than 1,000 DaVita Locations. This past year Kingen served as PRSM Board Secretary. She first became a PRSM member in 2006 and has served on the Editorial Board, and the following committees: Ethics, Governance, Membership, and the Mid-Year Conference Task Force.

“It is an honor to be elected PRSM Board Chair. The facilities management industry is undergoing an evolution and PRSM is evolving and is prepared for its next chapter. The association is well positioned strategically and financially, and I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead,” Kingen said.

The 2019-2020 PRSM Board will be seated during the Board’s full meeting on Tuesday, April 30, at the PRSM2019 National Conference, in Denver, CO. Visit prsm.com for more information.

About the Professional Retail Store Maintenance® Association (PRSM)
PRSM Association, the authority on Retail and Multi-site Facilities Management, is the leading membership organization for retail facilities and vendor professionals. PRSM empowers the Retail Industry facilities management with best practices, benchmarking, education, discussion forums and trusted partnerships. Chartered in 1995, and with approximately 950 member companies, PRSM community values are founded on a spirit of innovation, resourcefulness, the quest for knowledge and ethical business relationships. Members depend on PRSM to help them achieve greater success and a competitive advantage through quality programs and resources.

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