FEA News & Updates

2018 School Safety Conference

Free One Day Event Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:30am to 4:00pm Bristol Palace, 828 E. Rand Rd., Mount Prospect, IL 60056 The Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Facility Engineering Associates P.C., Lake Forest Elementary School District … Continue reading

Talking FM Technology & The Future of FM

FM Innovator, Mike Petrusky, talks with Mayra Portalatin for his milestone podcast to discuss the human side of facility management and offer inspiration and motivation to the “FM Innovator Nation”. Mayra shares her perspectives on the future of facility management, … Continue reading

School Safety Summit on February 22nd

Axis Communications Industry Experts to this School Safety Summit in South Carolina where attendees will learn more about how schools are prioritizing emergency preparedness and response: Best practices that can make your school district safer Getting your staff and community on … Continue reading

NCAIS Security Summit on February 9th

Paul Timm, PSP® will be leading a tabletop exercise with law enforcement and other emergency response agencies at the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) Security Summit to be held on February 9, 2018. This unique experiential learning opportunity … Continue reading

The Five Things You Need To Know About Preparedness and Planning

Is Your Business Resilient? Don’t be caught unprepared! Check out Maureen Roskoski’s and Stephen Clawson’s contribution to The Disaster Services Corporation (DSC)* blog on key basic elements of being prepared for an emergency.   The 5 Things You Need to Know About Preparedness … Continue reading

Webinar: Top 5 School Safety Risks and How to Avoid Them

Raptor Technologies presents Paul Timm in a webinar focusing on the top 5 safety risks and how to avoid them.  Paul will discuss ways in which school administrators can provide a safer and more secure learning environment. Participants will walk away with … Continue reading

Congratulations Sara Ambry on your PE!

  Congratulations to Sara Ambry, FEA’s newest Professional Engineer. Sara has successfully passed the California Mechanical PE exam and now joins the ranks of licensed professionals. In her three years with FEA, Sara has worked across the country and internationally; … Continue reading

FEA at Leading by Learning Conference

Paul Timm and Randy Braverman will be speaking at this year’s Leading by Learning Joint Annual Conference to be held between November 17th and 19th in Chicago, Illinois. Randy will be presenting on: “Best Practices in School Safety”.  It will cover … Continue reading

FEA Salutes Our Veterans!

Please join us in thanking all Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.  We are proud to have four Veterans on our staff, as well as numerous employees and friends with military family members. Thank you to all … Continue reading

3 Keys to Effective Campus Security

During this ½ day Allegion sponsored events, attendees will learn the most important steps security decision makers can take to provide a safe learning environment. Join Paul Timm, board certified physical security professional, to learn the most important steps security … Continue reading

3 Keys to Effective Campus Security

During this ½ day Allegion sponsored events, attendees will learn the most important steps security decision makers can take to provide a safe learning environment. Join Paul Timm, board certified physical security professional, to learn the most important steps security … Continue reading

Santa Rosa Office Re-Opens

  Facility Engineering Associates’ office in Santa Rosa, California has re-opened following the evacuations related to the wildfire activity in the vicinity. Our office building had no damage and our employees are safe and accounted for. Thank you for all … Continue reading

Santa Rosa Office Status

  Facility Engineering Associates’ office in Santa Rosa, California is temporarily closed due to the wildfire activity in the vicinity. All of our employees are safe and accounted for.  We continue to do business off-site and maintain business continuity with … Continue reading

Wyoming School Safety Conference News Report

Paul talks about collaboration, involvement, and emergency prep for school threats in the Wyoming School Safety Conference held on October 3rd. Channel 13 from Casper Wyoming reports on the event. Wyoming School Conference News Report  

Creating a Secure Learning Environment

During this ½ day Allegion sponsored events, attendees will learn the most important steps security decision makers can take to provide a safe learning environment. From Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles to vital emergency preparedness components, Paul will … Continue reading

Our Thoughts with Vegas Strip Shooting Victims

  Our thoughts and support go out to the victims, their families, and the Las Vegas community in the wake of the shooting at Mandalay Bay on October 1, 2017. If you are in the Las Vegas area, please consider … Continue reading

Axis School Safety Symposium (10/19)

Paul Timm will be participating at this year’s Axis School Safety Symposium to be held in Plymouth, Minnesota on October 19th.  Special guest will include Michele Gay from Sandy Hook Elementary School.  Paul will be talking Security Best Practices as … Continue reading

Talking BCMS on the FM Innovator Podcast

Mike Petrusky, host of the FM Innovator podcast, asks Maureen about the importance of planning before a disaster. In the wake of the increasing frequency of severe weather events, now more than ever we must prepare so that as facility managers … Continue reading

Creating a Secure Learning Environment

During this ½ day Allegion sponsored events, attendees will learn the most important steps security decision makers can take to provide a safe learning environment. From Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles to vital emergency preparedness components, Paul will … Continue reading

Operating your MSS

This is the fourth in a five-part series breaking down the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) management system certification process. In this installment, Maureen Roskoski focuses on implementation of your management system standard (MSS).  That is, in the “Plan, Do, Check, … Continue reading

Harnessing safety and security in sustainability efforts

Social sustainability: Looking beyond the environmental and economic impact of sustainability How are sustainability and security connected? Learn more in this article by Paul Timm, PSP and Dorothy Scholnick, FMP on FMLink

Campus Security Seminar with Expert Paul Timm (September 20)

3 Keys to Effective Campus Security Join Paul Timm, board certified physical security professional, to learn the most important steps security decision makers can take to provide a safe learning environment. Attendees will learn how to reduce risk by: – Prioritizing … Continue reading

Join Paul Timm at Security Cares September 26-27

On Wednesday, September 27th, Paul Timm will take part in a free program at the KayBailey Hutchison Convention Center that is designed for those with a role in the safety and security of small and medium sized businesses (SMB), and community … Continue reading

Operationalizing Resilience in Facilities

In Part 2 of a three part series in Business Resilience, Maureen Roskoski and Stephen Clawson highlight how to operationalize and put resilience planning efforts into practice.  The process to organizational resilience can be broken down into the following five key … Continue reading

Focus on: Young FM

Dorothy Scholnick, one of our Facility Management Consultants, is featured in Building Operating Management’s June Issue, where they focus a piece on young facility managers. Specifically, why FM and how can we get more young professionals pursuing an FM Career. … Continue reading