The Challenges & Changes in 2020-2021 - Presented by BOMA International - August Virtual Event

August 26, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Henry Chamberlain directs BOMA International’s staff in support of the association's 87 U.S. local associations, BOMA Canada and its 11 regional associations, and 17 BOMA international affiliates. Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of U.S. local associations and global affiliates. The leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals for more than 100 years, it 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 is the partner individuals in the commercial real estate industry choose to maximize value for their careers, organizations and assets. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge.

Shelby Christensen is the Chair and Chief Elected Officer for BOMA International. She has more than 25 years of industry experience. Before the company was acquired by Prologis in early 2020, Christensen was senior vice president of Operations for Liberty Property Trust’s 106 million square feet of office and industrial real estate throughout the United State and United Kingdom. She was responsible for portfolio operations, risk management, sustainability, capital expenses, tenant improvements, business processes, operational metrics, national marketing and general and administrative expenses. Christensen also serves as the chair of the BOMA International National Advisory Council, and she previously served as co-chair of the Industrial Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee. She received BOMA International’s prestigious Chair’s Award in 2015.

John Bryant leads federal and state advocacy programs and oversees BOMA’s efforts representing the interests of commercial real estate during the development of model building codes. In his capacity as the association’s chief advocate, he also works with lawmakers and federal agencies on a wide range of issues affecting the industry. Prior to coming to BOMA International, Bryant served as Senior Director of Federal Affairs at NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. While at NAIOP, he successfully lobbied for a host of environmental, tax and land-use initiatives and was instrumental in advocating for the development of building code energy efficiency legislation. Bryant has an extensive background in environmental sciences.  Prior to his 14 years at NAIOP, Bryant served as environmental and transportation advisor to former Representative Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.). In this position, he helped to draft legislation on environmental issues, directed business and community outreach and served as the primary congressional liaison to federal agencies.  Bryant began his career working for HAZMED, a contractor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IV, as environmental investigator for Superfund sites.  He has a B.S. in Environmental Planning from Sonoma State University.


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Topic: BOMA GTB - The Challenges & Changes in 2020-2021
Time: Aug 26, 2020 11:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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