Section: Committee Corner
Kudos Corner
Kudos to Tracy Perrelle, Senior Director, Property Management at BioMed Realty who taught our first lunch and learn session, CAM 101. She dedicated a ton of her own time to prepare the material and did a fantastic job presenting it.
Committee Kudos: Robin Johns, Thyssenkrupp Elevator
Kudos to Robin Johns of Thyssenkrupp who is new to BOMA this year and has been an incredible asset to our organization!
Committee Kudos: Nicole Schuck, CBRE
Nicole Schuck with CBRE is an extremely dedicated Emerging Leaders Committee member.
Adrenaline is Still Pumping from Emergency Preparedness' Joint Tactical Drill
BOMA San Diego and its Emergency Preparedness Committee collaborated with a fantastic team to conduct a joint tactical training exercise.
Committee Kudos Corner: Kara Tweet, The RMR Group
Kudos to Kara Tweet of The RMR Group!
Committee Kudos Corner: Sarah Henry, Georgia-Pacific
Kudos to Sarah Henry of Georgia-Pacific!
Board of Directors Debrief: Kristin Howell, Meissner Jacquet
GET INVOLVED. You get out of BOMA what you put into BOMA so don’t do what I did for the first year and show up late to lunches and sneak in the back – you will get very little out of that experience.
New BOMA Associate Gets the Download
I met several amazing industry professionals who shared some great ideas which got me thinking more about BOMA San Diego and how it can help me grow in not only a leadership capacity but to also grow our business.
Board of Directors Debrief: Lynn Hulbert, Providien Property Management
"Also, be patient. Relationships are not formed in one meeting, it takes time but will be well worth it." - Lynn Hulbert
CRE Education Continues
October is a month for scary things so we’re offering an opportunity to become educated on real estate financials so they don’t spook you too!
Record-Breaking Success for Back-to-School Drive
Melissa Villagomez, Annual Giving Coordinator from Promises2kids, reported that by the end of the Drive, BOMA San Diego had not only met their goal; they doubled it, and then some.
Committee Kudos Corner: Jane Thomas, CBRE
The Education Committee would like to recognize Jane for her dedication and commitment to our chapter's education.
Advance Your CRE Career with BOMI Education
The final course offering for 2017, Real Estate Investment and Finance, is scheduled for October 26th – 28th.
The Emergency Preparedness Committee is as Active as Ever
Preparations for the 2017 Emergency Preparedness Active Shooter & Bomb Threat Drill are well underway.
Committee Kudos Corner: CaSundra Perry, PMB Real Estate Services
The Emergency Preparedness Committee would like to recognize CaSundra for the work she did on the blood drive.
Education Update
As you can see, it takes a village to pull this course together and the BOMA SD Education Committee sincerely thanks the on-going support of its BOMA SD members in making it a success.
BOMA San Diego Blood Donors Achieved Great Success!
The Red Cross confirmed that the donations collected in this drive could go on to save up to 111 lives and THAT is a beautiful thing.
Committee Kudos Corner: Golf Tournament Champions
The Special Events Committee would like to give major kudos to the unsung heroes of this year’s golf tournament.
Change Lives. Give Blood. It's a BOMA San Diego Blood Drive!
Our Emergency Preparedness Committee is proudly partnering with the American Red Cross to hold what we expect to be the first of many blood drives. Each pint of blood we collect can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many others.
What's Up-and-Coming in the World of BOMI Education? The High-Performance (BOMI-HP) Designation!
This stand-alone designation is being offered to BOMA San Diego students this July 20 through July 22. Anyone can enroll in this three-course designation program! No prior designation is required. Read more information below on who should enroll and why.
Summer is Here; the Races are Near!
Mark your calendars for Thursday, August 3 and join BOMA San Diego’s Annual Day at the Races!
Committee Kudos Corner: Michele Ignacio
Aloha to Golf Until Next Year!
The Aloha spirit was plentiful on Friday, April 28, as golfers teed up in grass skirts, floral shirts, and leis at Omni La Costa for BOMA San Diego's Annual Golf Tournament.
Education Committee Update
Let BOMA San Diego assist you in advancing your CRE career!
Spring Work Party: Feeding America San Diego
BOMA San Diego's Community Service committee completed its annual Spring Work Party event at Feeding America San Diego on Thursday, April 27.
Committee Kudos Corner: Amber Molina
Committee Kudos Corner: Jeff Marshall & Diane Durbin
Education Committee Update
Looking for ways to Enhance and Advance your CRE Career? BOMA SD has the answer with the BOMA International Foundations of Real Estate Management course!!
Committee Kudos Corner: Frank Belio Jr.
This month, we would like to recognize Frank Belio Jr., International Union of Elevator Constructors Local #18, for his go-getter attitude and involvment on our Emergency Preparedness committee.
Emergency Preparedness Committee Update
We have some exciting news from the Emergency Preparedness Committee! Our 2017 Emergency Preparedness Drill is in the works as well as a seminar and luncheon for September for Emergency Preparedness month.
Special Events Committee Update
We will be returning to La Costa Champions Course on April 28 for the Golf Tournament, so get your practice swings in early! The Prado at Balboa Park is also welcoming us back for our Annual Gala on November 11.
Education Committee Update
The BOMA San Diego Education Committee kicked off its 2017 educational curriculum with the BOMI Ethics is Good Business course on January 20th. Thank you to the students who attended and congratulations on completing the course.
Join A Committee!
If you spent the time to sit in on one or two, and just listened, shared some ideas, the possibilities are endless. Yes, the ROI may take some time, but by participating in a BOMA SD committee, you rapidly grow your network. You will strengthen relationships, and show your core leadership skills.
Education Committee Update
The Education Committee is kicking off 2017 by offering Ethics is Good Business® ShortCourse™ on Friday, January 20th. Get a jumpstart on the year by taking this one-day course in person, typically only offered online for San Diego students.
December Government Affairs Update
Last month the BOMA Government Affairs Committee hosted Halla Razak, the City of San Diego's Public Utilities Department Director, for an informational update on the City's Pure Water program and the future of sustainable utilities in the City of San Diego.
Communicate on a Committee Level!
With the new year approaching, we wanted to reach out to share with all our BOMA buddies and current Principal Members, our exciting and growing Communications Committee. We are a small group, but love to create and develop stories for our professional readers.
Behind the Scenes: BOMA's Annual Holiday Gift Drive
The annual BOMA San Diego holiday gift drive is on and runs through December 14. This event has grown over the years, and luckily for our chapter, we have a core group of volunteers (also known as bin elves) who dedicate their time year after year to ensure a successful outcome.
Government Affairs October Update
We are still seeking stakeholder feedback as the County of San Diego drafts its Climate Action Plan (CAP) affecting the unincorporated areas of the County. BOMA San Diego representatives continue to assert BOMA's leadership in sustainable building operations at public outreach meetings.
October Education Committee Update
Don’t miss out on the final two education offerings that BOMA SD has to offer in 2016!
October's Active Shooter Drill Seminar & Luncheon Presentation
The Emergency Preparedness committee is excited about the upcoming Seminar and Luncheon on October 11th. The Seminar is going to focus on the lessons learned from the Active Shooter Drill that took place on August 28th at Hazard Center.
Federal Homelessness Funding Formula Update
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has opened a public comment period for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding Formula to assist cities in addressing homelessness issues.
County of San Diego Climate Action Plan
The County of San Diego is currently seeking stakeholder feedback as it drafts its Climate Action Plan (CAP) affecting the unincorporated areas of the County. BOMA San Diego representatives continue to assert BOMA's leadership in sustainable building operations at public outreach meetings.
Proposition "A" SANDAG Half-Cent Sales Tax Measure
Support Local Infrastructure Investment and Join the Campaign for a Better San Diego: Your support and financial assistance is necessary in order to pass this measure. If it fails, expect longer commute times, and delays or elimination of vital transportation projects.
Education Committee Update
BOMA SD is pleased to offer The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems Part II on October 20th!
Government Affairs Committee Update
At their July meeting the BOMA Government Affairs Committee heard from representatives from the San Diego Housing Commission about a proposal headed for the November ballot.

Article 34 of the State Constitution, adopted in 1950, states that any low-rent housing that is developed, constructed, or acquired by a state public agency requires voter approval. In the City of San Diego four past ballot measures have authorized the capacity for up to 10,500 affordable units, of which 7,253 have been utilized leaving only 3,247 units of capacity remaining.
Education Committee Update
To find out more about BOMA SD’s upcoming educational opportunities or to register for a class, please visit
Attention! Upcoming BOMA San Diego Classes!
Reserve your space now! This three day course applies towards BOMI’s PAC and PMFP certificates as well as the RPA designation and is only offered in San Diego every other year…so don’t miss out!
Managers: Send Us Your Story!
Managers: Send us your story, or join us in our next meeting. We have rapidly moved the BOMA Bulletin to the next level to make it easy for managers to share their stories, concerns, and most importantly their successes here at BOMA.
Rebate Maximization: Tips for LED Lighting Upgrades
The high cost of an LED lighting upgrade is quite the pain point for many and can only be eliminated by the energy efficiency rebates provided by the local utility company - SDG&E. The lighting rebate process is no simple task and is considered to be both an art and a science. As a building owner or property manager, the number one consideration comes down to identifying how to leverage and maximize existing rebates when performing an LED lighting upgrade. This guide will serve as a framework for making decisions and a summary of SDG&E's lighting rebates as they relate to your projects.
Government Affairs Committee
Mayor Kevin Falconer recently released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, and staff presented it to the BOMA Government Affairs Committee this month. The $3.3 billion budget is balanced, maintains enhanced reserve levels for the general and risk management funds, restores and enhances core services, and continues the Mayor's focus on investing in neighborhood infrastructure.
Pizza, Beer, Wine, Golf.. Sign Me Up!
The BOMA Emerging Leaders Committee planned a clever event this month at the Sorrento Valley Golf Center. The event took place at their driving range on a Wednesday evening and attendees were treated to a free golf swing analysis and some pointers from a Pro Golfer!
Join The Communications Committee!
The Communications Committee is looking for Principal Members and Associates to participate in the monthly News Update!
SAVE THE DATE - Summer Work Party
The committee is pleased to announce this years beneficiary is the Boys & Girls Club of Encanto. BOMA Board Member Diana Cuevas said this is the largest facility we've worked on since she's been in BOMA.
Hands-On Hoppy Service Project
On April 7, the Community Service Committee joined the HandsOn Hoppy Service Project. Hosted at the Loma Club in Point Loma, there was live music, and great food and drinks with a percentage going to the project. The committee members made 9 no-sew fleece blankets for cancer patients to support YANA-Cancer Comfort.
Housing Affordability In The Golden State
Housing continues to be a big issue here locally, as well as in Sacramento. We know the situation all too well in San Diego, and the pressure that the high cost of living creates in the political realm.
Experience Exchange Report Update
DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING: Final week to enter your 2016 Office EER and Industrial EER Surveys data
Education Committee Update
This course provides a wonderful overview of property operations and is highly recommended for those new to the industry or anyone who is interested in learning about the day-to-day responsibilities of Property Managers and Facility Managers.
Awards & Scholarships
Each year, two scholarships are awarded to deserving individuals in honor of Jack Moshgat, a BOMA past president who passed away many years ago. The purpose of the Jack Moshgat Scholarship is to recognize a deserving person's desire to pursue and expand a career in commercial real estate.
TOBY Update
Congratulations to all four of our local TOBY winners who submitted to the Regional TOBY Competition! We wish you all the best of luck at this next level of the competition!
Membership Committee Update
The Membership Committee has had a great year so far in 2016! Our #1 goal is to increase and engage our membership! We started off February with the Associate Brown Bagger lunch where all associate members were welcomed to a free lunch to receive advice from seasoned members on the best way to navigate BOMA, engage principal members and get involved with a committee.
Government Affairs Committee
Last month, delegates from BOMA San Diego traveled to Washington D.C. for BOMA International's annual business meeting and issues conference.
TOBY Building Standards
This month's Toby Entry topic is Building Standards! The Building(s) Standards should be designed to provide the reader with an overview of the building(s) and property, as well as describe all the finishes of the building including a description of the exterior.

If you plan to enter your building in the 2016 TOBY competition there are important items and details you will need to include in your write-up. Click the link for this month's full entry of TOBY Tips!
Education Committee Update
March and April offer two great educational offerings and opportunities to advance your career in commercial real estate! Click the link for information on upcoming courses and important deadlines!
Emerging Leaders 2015 Wrap Up
The Emerging Leaders Committee had some amazing events last year at Tavern Bowl and Makers Quarter Silo and are very excited for the upcoming year! Learn more about BOMA's newest committee and how to get involved here!
The 2016 EER Surveys...Coming soon!
Each year, BOMA International offers the most accurate and comprehensive benchmarking resources for both the office and the industrial sectors-the Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER) and the Industrial Experience Exchange Report (Industrial EER). But before BOMA can provide these critical resources to the commercial real estate industry this year, we need you to share your data with the 2016 Office EER survey and/or the 2016 Industrial EER survey, depending on the building types you own or manage.

Click the link for more information!
2016 TOBY Committee
Welcome TOBY Entrants, we are excited about this year and look forward to working with you in entering your building for The Outstanding Building of the Year! The 2016 TOBY committee will break down the entry process for you each month. Each month we will offer insightful tips to get you started, to eliminate the daunting task of it becoming overwhelming.

Click the link for the first look into the TOBY Entrant process!
Energy & Sustainability 2016
The Energy & Sustainability Committee is seeking additional members, particularly principal members, that take an interest in Sustainability as it pertains to managing commercial real estate. Click the link for more information on joining the committee!
Programs & Seminars Committee 2016
BOMA San Diego's Programs & Seminars committee aims to provide the membership with an ideal blend of relevant, entertaining and educational luncheon programs & seminars. Click the link for more information on the committee, or to learn how you can get involved.
2016 Jack Moshgat Education Scholarship
If your 2016 resolutions include moving up the Career Ladder...Stop Procrastinating! Apply for the Jack Moshgat Education Scholarship today!
Membership Committee Update
The new year brings fresh and exciting things for BOMA's Membership Committee. Read the full update for a sneak peek!
Education Committee Update
Looking to further your education and professional growth? BOMA's Education Committee will be at the December Luncheon to answer all of your questions about course offerings!
Emerging Leader's at Silo in Makers Quarter
The Emerging Leaders Committee put together an awesome event last month at Silo in Makers Quarter. Click here for a recap on BOMA's night of networking in San Diego's hottest creative destination.
Congratulations to the Entrants of BOMA's 2015 TOBY Competition!
Join us in congratulating the entrants of BOMA's 2015
TOBY Competition on their hard work and dedication!
Education Committee Update
Do you have questions about BOMA's education courses? Our education committee is dedicated to helping you find the right courses to meet your needs. Click here for more information!
Exciting news from BOMA's Communications committee!
We may have been dormant for a moment but the time has arrived. We have fresh new smiles and ideas eager to make a change to the way you get your information.
Sponsorship Committee
Exciting changes are being made for each sponsorship level; no benefits will be lost, but some fabulous additional benefits will be included at every level. Click here for more information.
Emerging Leaders event at SILO in Maker's Quarter
The BOMA Emerging Leaders Committee is excited to invite you to our next event at SILO in the Makers Quarter. Click here for more details on this event!
Leadership and Development
Click here for important information regarding the 2016 BOMA Board of Directors.
Special Events Committee Update
SAVE THE DATE! The BOMA Toby Awards Gala is just around the corner!
September is National Preparedness Month
The Emergency Preparedness Committee will be hosting a FREE CPR training course in recognition of National Preparedness month! Click here for more updates from the committee.
Emergency Preparedness Committee Update
Click here to learn more about Emergency Preparedness Month, a FREE CPR certification workshop, and a brand new resource page coming soon to the BOMA website!
Programs & Seminars
BOMA's Programs & Seminars Committee is working hard to make this summer's events the best yet! Click here for updates on upcoming July and August events.
May 2015 Committee Updates
Stay in the loop with BOMA San Diego's Committee activities. Click here for May Updates!
Community Service Committee Sorts 3,500 Pounds of Food
BOMA San Diego's Community Service Committee volunteered their time on April 20th in an effort to support the San Diego Food Bank's fight against hunger. Read full article here.
TOBY Entrant Training Recap
Preparing for the Summer Work Party
In an effort to broaden BOMA's philanthropic footprint, the Community Service Committee will be hosting the Annual Summer Work Party in July. Full details here!
Annual SLRP Leadership Meeting - Promoting Synergy
Learn more about BOMA's Strategic Long Range Planning (SLRP) here!