Turn and Face the Strange
Recognizing that we will emerge from these disruptive times stronger if we band together, HEFFv was developed as a chance to help higher ed facilities leaders strengthen relationships with their peers, discover new allies, and identify strategic partners to help them realize their future initiatives and concepts — virtually.
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Topics We’ve Explored
Long-Range Planning in a Time of Uncertainty
Addressing Shortages in the Workforce
Reassessing Space in the Age of Remote Work and Virtual Learning
Determining When to Outsource
A New Framework for Resiliency in Facilities
How to Reduce Expenses While Generating Revenue
HEFFv 2.0 Lineup:
Dr. Irma Becerra
Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management
University of Arizona
Christopher M. Kopach, Assistant Vice President of the Facilities Management Department at The University of Arizona obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management while working full time. He has 30+ years of facilities management experience from the University of Michigan, contract services and The University of Arizona. Chris is currently the Past President of APPA and the focus during his Presidency was “Harnessing and Transferring Knowledge” within our facilities field to address the large turnover of staff due to retirements by mentoring the younger professionals through education, leadership development and succession planning. He provides a solid leadership background that focuses on developing one team of highly efficient and effective employees working to improve processes that generate operational and financial savings back to the University, all while providing outstanding customer service.
Dr. Mohamed Attalla
Executive Director, Facilities and Services
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Vice President, Facilities Services
University of Chicago
AVC for Facilities
Florida State University
VP, Market Strategy & Development
Associate Vice Chancellor for Capital Facilities
SVP, Higher Education
Vice President for Facilities Operations and Planning
University of Miami
Dr. Russell Garcia
Director, Higher Education
North America - Johnson Controls
VP and Chief Business Officer
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