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BOMA Canada welcomes the 2015 National Advisory Council

Ann White | BOMA Canada News | 2015-11-25

An exclusive network of senior commercial real estate leaders known as BOMA Canada’s National Advisory Council gathered in Toronto on Tuesday to provide BOMA with strategic perspective and to share insight into the industry.

Now in its fourth year, the very successful half-day format provides a unique opportunity for NAC members to discuss pressing issues affecting the industry.  

Among this year’s discussion items were milestones for the association’s hallmark environmental certification program BOMA BEST® – new brand, new Portfolio Program, new Sustainable Workplace Certification (Public Launch in 2016); Building Resiliency; Building Operator Certification; and the association’s annual conference BOMEX® and National Awards. 

This year’s session also included a BOMA International update delivered by Vice Chair Rob Brierley of Colliers International.

BOMA Canada looks forward to sharing information from the session with its stakeholders and thanks the 2015 National Advisory Council members for their time and invaluable contribution.

BOMA Canada NAC

2015 National Advisory Council Members (left to right)

Randal Froebelius,  Past Chair, BOMA Canada, Equity ICI Real Estate Services Inc.

Jaime Pitfield, Department of National Defense

Maryanne McDougald, FCR Management Services

Rob Brierley, Vice Chair, BOMA International, Colliers International

Charlie J. Rate, SNC Lavalin O & M Inc.

Stephen Taylor,  Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan

Brian Foran, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

Antoinette Tummillo, Colliers International

Brett Miller,  Jones Lang Lasalle

Don Harrison, GWL Realty Advisors Inc.

Benjamin Shinewald, President & CEO, BOMA Canada

Michael Kitt, Oxford Properties Group

Russell Goin, Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd.

Kim Saunders, Vice Chair, BOMA Canada, East Port Properties Limited

Remco Daal, Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

 Absent

Don Fairgrieve-Park, Chair, BOMA Canada, Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

Kevin Radford, Public Works and Government Services Canada

Veronica Silva, Public Works and Government Services Canada

Claude Sirois, Ivanhoe Cambridge

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Ann White is the owner, CEO and publisher of RENX.ca and SustainableBiz.ca. She launched RENX in 2001 as a part-time venture and has grown the publication to become a primary source of online news for the Canadian real estate industry. SustainableBiz.ca was launched in February 2016. Prior to RENX, she had a website hosting and development company that built more than 30 websites between 1997 and 2001. During the '90s, she worked as a project manager in the co-operative housing sector in Toronto, guiding multi-unit developments from land acquisition through to occupancy. While RENX hires professional journalists to write and deliver its news, Ann White continues to be a hands-on owner of RENX; writing the occasional article, posting to social media and attending conferences to stay tuned to the industry trends. This is in addition to all other responsibilities associated with operating a small business.

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