OUR MONTHLY LUNCHEON MEETINGS
MISSION & VISION
To guide and advance the professional development of our members throughout their careers with support in certification, networking, education and research.
Our Chapter will be the premier Association in the Nashville, TN area for the advancement of all workplace professionals.
CODE OF ETHICS
The code is designed to foster trust and mutual respect among those working in IFMA and the facility management profession.
To guide and develop the practice of facility management worldwide. IFMA advances the facility management profession through education, credentialing, government relations, professional development/leadership opportunities, research and standards development.
IFMA members shall treat each other with respect when dealing with matters that could affect their professional reputations. All members shall recognize that the profession will be judged by the conduct of individual members
IFMA members shall use IFMA membership as a means of professional development for themselves and not personal aggrandizement.
IFMA members shall maintain the highest professional standards and ethical behavior in their Association relationships. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of mail lists, membership information and membership resources, or any calls, contacts or working relationships outside of IFMA
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Promptly disclose any known conflict of interest to related parties, and use any reasonable means to resolve such conflicts.
IFMA members shall not buy or sell products or services at IFMA functions, except at trade shows or displays established for that purpose.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
IFMA members shall not discriminate because of race, sex, creed, age, disability or national origin as it relates to their Association relationships.
Recognize and discharge my responsibility and that of my Association to uphold all laws and regulations relating to IFMA activities.
RESPONSIBILITY TO PROS
IFMA members shall abide by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Association and shall support the objectives of its strategic plan and show respect in interactions with the interests of the Association.
IFMA members shall not engage in professional malfeasance, nor shall they make any misrepresentation concerning professional designations authorized by IFMA
PROTECTION OF ASSETS
Individuals who oversee Association assets shall apply the best available knowledge and techniques to preserve asset value and integrity.
FMA members shall endeavor to deal fairly with other members, competitors, vendors, and employees. No member shall take unfair advantage of anyone through manipulation, concealment, misrepresentation or material facts, or any other unfair dealing practice.
NO UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR
IFMA members are responsible to report the actions of individuals or companies considered contrary to the Code of Ethics to IFMA.
IFMA shall follow standard procedures for the enforcement of this Code as approved by the IFMA Board of Directors.
About Our IFMA Chapter
Setting the trend in the facility management industry right here in nashville, TN
WHAT IS THE INTERNATIONAL FACILITY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION?
Founded in 1980, IFMA is the largest and most widely recognized professional association for facility management, supporting more than 18,500 members in promoting efficient, effective, safe and humane workplaces. The Association’s members are represented in 125 chapters and 15 councils in 65 countries worldwide. Globally, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, provides educational programs, recognizes facility management degree and certificate programs and produces World Workplace, the largest facility management-related conference and exposition.
IFMA REALIZES ITS VISION AND MISSION THROUGH THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE FOLLOWING GOALS: