Councils

ConnexFM is forming Councils to support FM industry verticals. The council objectives will support the ConnexFM mission statement and directives of the respective ConnexFM council Leadership Team. Each council is an elite network within our exclusive ConnexFM membership whose purpose is to be consultative. The councils will seek direction from leadership on education, events, resources and networking while facilitating the growth in the specific facilities vertical.

Our Mission at ConnexFM is committed to serve facilities management professionals and to lead the industry by providing resources, solutions, networking and knowledge sharing. Follow the links below to learn more about the current ConnexFM Councils:


Committees

ConnexFM committees are a big part of the association success as they support the strategic direction of the association. While serving on a Committee or Task Force is voluntary, ConnexFM’s committees do serious work requiring you to be engaged skills to accomplish the committee’s task and goals. Committee terms run from January – December and the term length for serving on a ConnexFM Committee is three-years. Committee meetings occur via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or onsite during a ConnexFM event. The estimated time commitment while serving on a ConnexFM Committee is 1-2 hours per month.

Committee Interest Form


What’s Involved?

Achieving our committee’s goals and positioning ConnexFM as the pre-eminent resource for professionals in the facility management industry is directly related to your active participation. The knowledge and time that you share during committee meetings and activities is our most valuable resource.

FAQ's

  • You must be a current ConnexFM member in good standing.
  • The estimated time commitment while serving on a ConnexFM Committee is 1-2 hours per month.
  • Committee meetings will be held for an hour once a month.
  • In-Person Committee meetings may take place during ConnexFM events


Current ConnexFM Committees

Operating Committees shape member services and programs offered by ConnexFM. You can make a valuable contribution to these committees by joining and sharing your knowledge and industry expertise.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (DEI)
At ConnexFM, we believe the power of diversity, equity and inclusion are crucial to the growth of our association, collective businesses and the FM industry as a whole. We will promote a diverse membership base and bolster the connection and collaboration of individuals and businesses with various backgrounds, experiences and beliefs to advance the ConnexFM Community with tools, resources, and education. | View DEI Landing Page

Membership Committee
The Member Engagement Committee is responsible for advocating, defining, and leading membership outreach programs. It advises staff in developing policies and strategies that further the growth and retention through existing and prospective markets and building awareness of ConnexFM. The committee will provide guidance in directing and encouraging involvement and value-added programs/services. The committee will support ConnexFM's strategic plan and initiatives.

Thought Leadership Committee
The Thought Leadership Committee is tasked with developing quality educational resources to address relevant issues facing multi-site facilities management professionals. The goal of this committee is to meet the needs of the membership, raising the standards within the facilities management industry, and deliver content in different formats: benchmarking, white papers, tools and templates, practical approaches, on-demand courses, and webinars.

Supplier Relations Committee
The Supplier Relations Committee’s charge is to convene an appointed group to advise ConnexFM on programs, resources and events that will benefit all members.

Women in Action Committee (WIA)
The Women in Action Committee supports the advancement and introduction of women into the facilities management industry through giving back, professional development and networking. Participation in the Women in Action committee will give individuals the opportunity to work towards increasing the benefits of ConnexFM membership for women across the facilities management industry.

Young Professionals Committee (YP)
The needs of young professionals differ from those of experienced veterans. Young professionals wish to receive guidance and career advice as they navigate through the facilities management industry. The objective of the ConnexFM Young Professionals Committee is to focus on the needs of those who are in the early stages of their career paths. Also, the committee will focus on developing programs and benefits that are valuable to those advancing in their career and to provide a social and professional support network for this important segment of ConnexFM members.

Environmental, Social & Governance Committee (ESG)
The Environmental Social and Governance Committee (“ESG Committee”) purpose is to support the Association's on-going commitment to environmental, health and safety, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, sustainability, and other public policy matters relevant to the membership at large. Through collaboration of individuals and businesses with various backgrounds, experiences, and beliefs, we will develop and enhance the ConnexFM Community with tools, resources, and education.


ConnexFM Foundation Committees

ConnexFM Foundation: IMPACT Committee
The IMPACT Committee organizes volunteer charity projects to assist non-profit organizations with maintenance updates and improvement of facilities on a local and national basis. | View ConnexFM Foundation Website

ConnexFM Foundation: Fundraising Committee
The Fundraising Committee develops and organizes strategic and well-planned fundraising initiatives to help the foundation achieve its missions while cultivating donor relationships. | View ConnexFM Foundation Website

ConnexFM Foundation: Scholars Committee
The Scholars Committee works with educational institutions to establish collaborative partnerships to award scholarships to individuals pursuing a career in the multi-site facilities management industry. | View ConnexFM Foundation Website

 

Committee Interest Form

Ethics
The Ethics Committee works to ensure that the Association’s Ethics Policy is current and abided by the membership. The committee may recommend grievance actions and policy changes to the Board as it deems necessary. Matters concerning ethics questions or actions by the membership will be addressed by the committee. Other matters may come to the committee first and will be forwarded to the ConnexFM Board for consideration and approval.

Apprenticeship Committee (ConnexFM Foundation)
The Apprenticeship Committee supports industry apprenticeship programs provided by ConnexFM member organizations. Programs help recruit, train, and retain talent in the skilled labor workforce. View ConnexFM Foundation Website

Nominating
This committee’s purpose is to generate nominations for the Board of Directors, to maintain a strong and effective board. The members meet frequently during the last quarter of each fiscal year. Service on this committee is by invitation only. The Nominating Committee is chaired by the Board of Directors’ Vice Chair.