Maria Fara earns her Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) Credential

Maria FaraIFMA’s SFP™ is an assessment-based certificate program delivering a specialty credential in sustainability. By earning your SFP credential, professionals develop and gain recognition for their expertise in sustainable facility management practices while impacting their organization’s economic, environmental and social bottom lines.

Maria has been involved with sustainability and energy management projects while at FEA, including LEED Certification Projects and Sustainability Assessments.  Other work at FEA has included instrumentation work, Phase I Environmental Assessments, UST’s, and NPS, to name a few.

Maria is a Geologist with experience as sustainability consultant, environmental consultant, Geographic Information System (GIS)/Global Positioning System (GPS) specialist, coastal and underwater geological and geomorphologic cartographer.

As a project manager at FEA, Maria actively participates to sustainability assessments and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Certification projects. She provides environmental consulting services in project that range from Phase I and Phase II environmental site investigations, Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) plans, and hazardous material screening, to evaluate the presence or potential for environmental pollution in soils, water, and air, providing technical support in accordance with federal, state and local regulation.

Additionally, since with FEA, Maria has been involved in an ongoing condition assessment of utility systems owned and maintained by the National Park Service and located throughout the United States. Maria’s responsibilities include coordinating and supporting the field’s collection of GPS data, processing, maintaining, analyzing the field data, and generating geo-referenced CAD drawings.