Has it really been two years? I still remember writing my first piece for the newsletter and freaking out that this was something I would have to do for the next two years─and now this is the last one!
It has been an honor to be president of the Corporate Facilities Council. I know
I say it repeatedly, but this journey would never have been successful without all
the support I have received, not only from the board and members but also from our
unsung heroes behind the scenes, Sue and Larry Thompson, who spruce-
As I close out my term, I encourage each one of you to get involved by volunteering for an officer or chair position. I would not trade my years on the board for anything! Serving has taken me to new locations, exposed me to fresh ideas and provided me with numerous insights, and most importantly, has been the avenue to meeting some truly exceptional friends. l will be the first to admit I had no clue what I was doing when I first volunteered all those years ago, but I am so glad I took that leap.
Welcome to spring and summer and congratulations to the next wave of officers. I now eagerly look forward to my role as past president! What's next?
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Alice Hogueisson has more than 20 years of experience in facility management. Overseeing the real estate for all US locations for Edelman, the world’s largest independent public relations firm, she plays a strategic role in the company’s overall facility function, managing a portfolio in excess of 380,000 rentable square feet.
Recently appointed as Global Environmental Manager, Alice will develop goals for reducing global energy consumption and decreasing Edelman's overall CO2 footprint. She will work with local and regional sustainability champions around the network to ensure compliance with the company's environmental policy. Alice is a CFM and CFMJ and has been managing facilities for Edelman since joining the firm in 2000. She is a member of the United States Green Building Council and is close to receiving her LEED certification for the Commercial Interiors program from USGB.
She has served on the board of the Chicago chapter of IFMA, working closely with the program development and education committees.
Chapter Affiliation: Chicago
Alice Hogueisson, CFM
Senior Vice President | Edelman
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