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BOMA International elects 2021-2022 officers, exec committee

July 29, 2021
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced the elections of its 2021-2022 officers, as well as six Executive Committee members, during its Board of Governors meeting, held virtually on July 12.

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced that it elected its 2021-2022 officers, as well as six Executive Committee members, during its Board of Governors meeting, held virtually on July 12.

For its its 2021-2022 officers, the Board of Governors of BOMA International elected:

  • Mark Dukes, BOMA Fellow, CCIM, RPA, Vice President, Asset Management, Physicians Realty Trust, Atlanta, as Chair and Chief Elected Officer for 2021-2022;
  • Randal L. Froebelius, BOMA Fellow, P.Eng, President and General Manager, Equity ICI Real Estate Services, Inc., Toronto, as Chair-Elect;
  • Robert M. Six, BOMA Fellow, Chief Executive Officer, Zeller, Chicago, as Vice Chair; and
  • Murray Greene, BOMA Fellow, CPM, RPA, SMA, President and Chief Operating Officer, Greene Commercial Real Estate Group, Inc., Hollywood, Florida, as Secretary/Treasurer.

Details on these elections, per a BOMA International statement, are as follows:

Mark Dukes is vice president of Asset Management at Physicians Realty Trust, where he oversees all operations for a 190-building portfolio of healthcare assets located across 30 states. His core responsibilities include asset management, property management, client relations and customer satisfaction. Dukes is a past president of BOMA/Georgia, where his efforts earned him the 2016 BOMA/Georgia Huey Award and the 2016 BOMA Southern Region Member of the Year Award. He was named a BOMA Fellow in 2018. Prior to his 2019-2020 term as Vice Chair and 2020-2021 term as Chair-Elect, Dukes served a two-year term on BOMA International’s Executive Committee. He has also served as chair of BOMA International’s Asset Management Committee and, most recently, as chair of BOMA International’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.

As founder, president and general manager of Equity ICI Real Estate Services, Inc., Randal Froebelius provides property management, project management and development services to a client portfolio that includes office, life sciences, industrial, retail and residential properties. In his more than 30 years of specialized real estate experience, Froebelius has represented BOMA on all levels, previously serving as chair of both BOMA/Toronto and BOMA Canada and as a member of BOMA International’s Executive Committee prior to his 2020-2021 term as BOMA International’s Vice Chair. He is chair of BOMA International’s Standard Methods of Floor Measurement Committee and vice chair of the International Council. In 2018, Froebelius received a Chair’s Award from both BOMA International and BOMA Canada, and he was named a BOMA Fellow in 2019.

Bob Six has more than 35 years of experience in commercial real estate, 20 of which he has spent with Zeller. As chief executive officer, Six oversees all property management, leasing, development and investment activities for the firm’s more than 10 million-square-foot portfolio. Six previously served as president of BOMA/Chicago, where he remains an active member, and he serves as an advisor to the current Board of Directors. Prior to being elected president of the BOMA North Central Region in 2020, Six served four years as regional vice president and three years as treasurer. He has been involved in several BOMA International committees, including the Finance Committee, Government Affairs Committee and Industry Defense Fund Oversight Committee. Six is a member of BOMA International’s National Advisory Council (NAC) and he was named a BOMA Fellow this past spring. He also recently completed a two-year term on BOMA International’s Executive Committee.

Murray Greene is the founder, president and chief operating officer of Greene Commercial Real Estate Group. In his more than 35 years of commercial real estate experience, Greene has managed portfolios stretching across all property types. Throughout his decades-long BOMA membership, he has served as president of BOMA/Miami-Dade, BOMA Florida and BOMA Southern Region. Greene previously was a member of BOMA International’s Executive Committee and has held leadership positions for numerous BOMA International committees, including the Nominating Committee and Awards Committee. In 2019, he was selected to serve as the first chair of the Board of Managers for the Commercial Real Estate Certification Institute (CRECI), an independent certification body created by BOMA International and BOMI. Greene’s passion for education is reflected in his role as an instructor for a variety of industry courses and workshops for BOMA members throughout the years. He is a member of the 2012 inaugural class of BOMA Fellows.

2021-2022 BOMA Executive Committee elected

During its virtually-held Board of Governors meeting on July 12, BOMA International also elected six Executive Committee members. BOMA's Executive Committee is responsible for developing the strategic direction and policies for the association.

The Executive Committee members work with BOMA International officers and executive staff to maximize the effectiveness of the association, while ensuring resources are available to achieve its goals. The Executive Committee members serve a minimum term of two years.

The Board of Governors of BOMA International elected the following individuals to the Executive Committee:

  • Traci Devereaux, Senior Vice President of Management Services, Holt Lunsford, BOMA/Fort Worth
  • Gregory C. Grainger, BOMA Fellow, CCIM, CPM, RPA, President, Younger Partners Property Services, BOMA/Greater Dallas (Second term)
  • Kjersten Jaeb, RPA, Property Management Implementation Leader, Wells Fargo, BOMA/Greater Minneapolis
  • Manuel Moreno, President, PJMB Commercial, Inc., BOMA/Oakland-East Bay (Second term)
  • Geoffrey Wardle, BOMA Fellow, Partner, Clark Wardle LLP, BOMA/Idaho
  • Christine Alamed, C.C.E, GBAC-TT, Corporate Account Director - CRE, Network Distribution, BOMA/Baltimore (Associate Member)

Details on these elections, per BOMA International, are as follows:

With more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Traci Devereaux is a senior vice president of management services for Holt Lunsford, where she leads a team responsible for a more than 15 million-square-foot portfolio of industrial buildings in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Devereaux is the current vice president of the BOMA Southwest Region and the immediate past president of Texas BOMA. She is a former president of BOMA/Fort Worth, where she has been an active board member for nearly a decade. Her involvement at the local level also includes serving as chair of BOMA/Fort Worth’s Membership Committee and as a member of the Social Committee. From 2018 through 2020, Devereaux served as chair of BOMA International’s Government Affairs Committee and she is currently an active member of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.

Greg Grainger is president of Younger Partners Property Services, a real estate boutique firm providing investment, leasing and management services to investors and tenants of office, industrial and retail properties in the north Texas region. In his more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Grainger has managed more than 50 million square feet. An active BOMA member at all levels, Grainger served as president of BOMA/Greater Dallas in 2009 and president of the BOMA Southwest Region in 2012. His passion for education called him to lead the BOMA/Greater Dallas Education Committee and chair the Board of Trustees for BOMI International, where his efforts have helped facilitate the BOMA/BOMI joint education initiative and the launch of the Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP) certification through the Commercial Real Estate Certification Institute (CRECI). In 2017, he was named a BOMA Fellow. This is his second term on BOMA International’s Executive Committee.

Kjersten Jaeb, a strategic planning manager with Wells Fargo, oversees multiple transformational programs for the company’s Corporate Properties Group. An active member of BOMA/Greater Minneapolis, Jaeb serves on the BOMA local association’s Government Affairs Committee and is a past chair of both the Membership Committee and Mentorship Committee. Her involvement with BOMA also has included serving as a TOBY Awards judge for the BOMA Midwest Northern Region in 2020 and for BOMA International in 2021. Jaeb has participated in several education sessions on emerging industry technologies during the BOMA International Conference & Expo in past years.

As president of PJMB Commercial, Inc., Manny Moreno oversees a 25-building portfolio of more than 560,000 square feet in the San Francisco Bay Area. Moreno has been an active member on the BOMA California Board of Directors for almost a decade and is a past president of the BOMA Pacific Southwest Region. He served a two-year term as president of BOMA/Oakland-East Bay from 2014 through 2015 and he remains involved in the local association’s Nominating Committee. In 2018, Moreno served as vice chair of BOMA International’s BOMAPAC Council and participated in the Daniel W. Chancey Leadership Academy. At the BOMA International level, he also has also been involved in a variety of initiatives, including the Standard Methods of Floor Measurement Committee, the Office Building Standard Revision Task Force and, most recently, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee. This is his second term on BOMA International’s Executive Committee.

Geoffrey Wardle has been practicing law for nearly 30 years, more than 20 of which he has spent working in the real estate sector. As partner of Clark Wardle LLP, in Boise, Idaho, he oversees a practice that represents clients on a range of commercial development and land use issues. Wardle is an active member of BOMA/Idaho, where he has served as president, chair of the Government Affairs Committee and as a decades-long board member. He has also served as vice president and president of the BOMA Pacific Northwest Region. He is the current chair of BOMA International’s Government Affairs Committee and a member of the Industry Defense Fund Oversight Committee. His involvement has also included participating in the Daniel W. Chancey Leadership Academy, joining the most recent BOMA International Strategic Long-Term Planning Task Force and working on the development of several BOMA publications and resources. In 2018, he was named a BOMA Fellow.

Christine Alamed is a corporate account director for Network Distribution’s commercial real estate clients. Throughout her more than 20 years of experience working within the industry, Alamed has partnered with distributors and manufacturers to bring facility-enhancing solutions to customers. An active member of BOMA/Baltimore, Alamed currently serves as a member of the local association’s Community Service Committee and Programs Committee. Her contributions have also involved advising BOMA/Baltimore’s Associate/Allied Member Committee on planning programs. She has served in leadership roles for BOMA International’s National Associate Member (NAM) Council for three years, first as a co-chair and most recently as chair, during which she has provided valuable insights on how NAMs can partner with property professionals to enhance the commercial real estate industry.

Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association International is a federation of U.S. local associations and global affiliates. Among the leading trade associations for commercial real estate professionals, BOMA represents the owners, managers, service providers and other property professionals of all commercial building types, including office, industrial, medical, corporate and mixed-use.

BOMA International bills itself as "the partner individuals in the commercial real estate industry choose to maximize value for their careers, organizations and assets." The association's stated mission is "to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge."

Learn more at www.boma.org.

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