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Participation on BOMA Boston Committees provides you with the opportunity to help shape our programs and events, build relationships and enhance your leadership skills. BOMA Boston has close to 200 committee members who help plan our 40 events per year. To maximize the value of your membership we encourage committee participation and there are many different committees to choose from. Listed below are the committees in which you are welcome to join. Committee participation requires attendance at committee meetings and active participation as a representative of BOMA Boston. Please email Maggie Collins at mcollins@gbreb.com with your preference. You will receive confirmation and notification of the first committee meeting upon acceptance.

 Click here to view the 2014 BOMA Boston Committee Sign Up Form.

Affiliate Committee
The Affiliate Committee promotes Affiliate members' initiatives and events including Springfest, Fallfest, a New Member Breakfast and the Online Buyers Guide. The Affiliate Committee meets monthly as needed. Active committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
Steven Gilmore, Jr., ServiceMaster by Gilmore
Ursula Guthrie, Advanced Elevator Technologies

BOMA Benefit Committee
The BOMA Benefit Committee is now full.
The BOMA Benefit Committee is responsible for identifying the local beneficiaries, raising funds and planning the 25th Annual BOMA Benefit, which will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014. The BOMA Benefit meets monthly from December to March. Active committee assignment.

2014 Co-Chairs
Jonathan Peck, DTZ
Stephen Wessling, Wessling Architects

BOMA Cup Golf Committee
The Golf Committee plans and promotes the 300 person 2-course Golf Tournament held annually at Pinehills Golf Course in Plymouth, MA on July 14, 2013. The Committee meets monthly from February – July.  Medium committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
Amy Bush, Brookfield Office Properties
Clayton Wentworth, Divco West

Education Committee
The Education Committee plans the calendar for BOMI designation programs and other continuing education designations. The committee also oversees the BOMA Education Scholarship program and makes recommendations to BOMI for course enhancements. The committee meets every other month. Medium committee assignment

2014 Chair
Mark Milone, Divco West

Emergency Preparedness Committee
The Emergency Preparedness Committee advocates and develops best practices and initiatives regarding emergency preparedness for BOMA Boston Members. The committee also plans and promotes the September Emergency Preparedness Roundtable. The committee meets monthly as needed.  Medium committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
Brian Kickham, Northeast Security, Inc.
John Tello, Boston Properties

Emerging Professionals Committee
The Emerging Professionals Committee plans and promotes programs and opportunities to foster the professional growth of new industry leaders within the organization. Recommended for professionals with 0 – 10 years of industry experience. This committee meets monthly Active committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
Heidi Cerullo, Digital Realty
Jennie DeStefano, Jones Lang LaSalle

Engineering Committee
The Engineering Committee plans programs and offers opportunities to involve engineers in the Association, including the judging of the Engineer Awards for the Annual TOBY & Industry Awards. The Committee is also in charge of content for a quarterly Engineer Newsletter. The committee meets every other month Medium committee assignment

2014 Chair
Michael Johnson, Tyco SimplexGrinnell

Fishing Tournament Committee
The Fishing Tournament Committee plans the Annual Sold-Out BOMA Boston Striped Bass and Bluefish Fishing Tournament held each year in June. The committee meets monthly from February – June.  Medium committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
DeAnna Murphy, Equity Office
M. Shay Sims, CBRE | New England

Membership Committee
The Membership Committee is responsible for generating new business leads, assisting with the renewal process, identifying ways to retain members and attract new business. The Membership Committee meets monthly from January – March and then every other month for the remainder of the year. Active committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
Liz Davis, Colliers International
Amy Forman, Upland Capital Corporation

Programs Committee
The Programs Committee plans and promotes BOMA’s monthly roundtable events and Executive Series Luncheons. The Committee is responsible for identifying topics and speakers for programs. The Programs Committee meets monthly as needed.  Active committee assignment

2014 Co-Chairs
David Drady, Lincoln Property Company
Gerry McGonagle, BELFOR Property Restoration

Sustainability Committee
The Sustainability Committee is responsible for promoting sustainable building operations within the BOMA Boston membership. The committee meets monthly as needed. Active committee assignment—space is limited

2014 Co-Chairs
Brian Curry, Janitronics Building Services
Ed Fontaine, Colliers International

TOBY and Industry Awards Committee
The TOBY & Industry Awards Committee is responsible for judging the 2014-2015 TOBY & Industry Awards nominees who will be presented at the Annual BOMA Awards dinner in November. Judges are responsible for reviewing TOBY submissions and performing site tours, interviewing candidates, and making final selections to determine winners in 15+ categories. Subcommittees are formed and the highest level of professionalism and discretion is required for this process. The TOBY & Industry Awards Committee is an active assignment in September and October. Registration for this committee ends September 1, 2014 and space is limited.

2014 Co-Chairs
June Cunniff, A.W. Perry, Inc., 2014 President-Elect
Mike Gill, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2014 Secretary

Click here to download committee sign-up form and get started! Please email this form or your committee preference to mcollins@gbreb.com or fax to (617) 588-0286. Questions? Call 617-399-7856.