FEA News & Updates

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

Campus Safety Conferences

Paul Timm will be speaking at Campus Safety (CS) Magazine’s Conferences this summer. These are 2-day intensive conferences for administrators and public safety officials, and well as for security and law enforcement executives from all over the country who are … Continue reading

Campus Active Shooter Webinar

With a rise in campus active shooter incidents, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education, it is critical that colleges and universities have a well-thought out response plan. Moreover, the plans must be tested to find gaps in … Continue reading

Business Continuity Awareness Week

Do you need to tell your body to breathe?  No, our bodies are programmed to prioritize its most essential functions, but our businesses are not.   In order for a business to survive disruptive events, it requires planning.  You need to … Continue reading

Classroom Security Risk Transfer

On the May 2017 issue of Door + Hardware Magazine (a publication of the Door + Hardware Institute), Paul Timm talks about classroom lockdown devices.  In particular he talks about the appeal of them but also the code violations that … Continue reading

Business Resilience tabletop exercise at CCIFMA

Join FEA and the IFMA Capital Chapter for an interactive workshop: Are You Ready? Planning for the Next Emergency When Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Light lunch provided Where HITT Contracting 2900 Fairview Park Drive Falls Church, … Continue reading

Business Resilience Presentation at IFMA’s Facility Fusion

If you attended IFMA’s Facility Fusion at Caesar’s Palace, in Las Vegas, NV, John Edwards, PE, CFM, FMP and Stephen Clawson presented Back to Business: Business Resilience and the Role of the FM on Thursday, April 6 10:30-11:45.  If you … Continue reading

IFMA Foundation’s – Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning

Check out the latest IFMA Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning, recently updated with assistance from Dorothy Scholnick, FMP! This guide outlines the steps to establish a comprehensive green cleaning program, covering key topics such as indoor air quality, green … Continue reading