About Us

What Is IFMA?

Launched in 1986, IFMA’s Montréal chapter is a professional develpoment organization belonging to the International Facility Management Association, an organization which includes more than 22,500 members from 78 different countries.

Our chapter aims to support facility managers, supervisors and operations officers with their office services, buildings and facilities daily tasks by providing them with:

  • A professional network of contacts;
  • A marketplace for exchanging ideas and advice;
  • A calendar of training and informative events.


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Email: admin@ifmamontreal.org

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Our Mission

Supporting, consolidating, and improving facility managers’ skills as well as promoting the profession.

Presence within the Industry

IFMA-Montreal maintains privileged relationships with a great number of partners within the Montreal area. Amongst its members, there are facility managers from various renowned companies such as Hydro-Québec, Sodexo, Aéroports de Montréal, Air Canada, Héma-Québec, Dessau, etc.

Each year, the association organizes several events and on a regular basis, it publishes the Entre-Nous Newsletter which is available only to members.

Board of Directors A dynamic team

Our current Board of Directors includes the following individuals:

Richard Voelker

IFMA Secretary and Treasurer

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Gérald Vincent

Director of Memberships and Education

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Katherine Powell

Chapter Administrator

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Paul Bastien

IFMA President Ex-Officio

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A Yearly Strategic Plan
The Board of Directors has implemented a strategic plan which is reviewed on an annual basis. This organized approach helps to achieve results and contributes to the organization’s vitality. For next year’s events, a plan has already been presented.


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A Large-Scale & International Organization
The International Facility Management Association – IFMA is devoted to the profession’s enhancement as it works in the interest of all of its members. It promotes excellence of achievement within the facility management industry.

Through IFMA, suppliers as well as industry representatives have access to a comprehensive program of events designed to support them and allow them to improve their practices.

Activities include:

  • Lectures and Exhibits
    • The World Workplace – North America is one of the most prestigious yearly events with its exhibits, lectures and training programs.
  • The Self-Study Program
    • A Training Program involving on-line specialty training.
  • Windows of Opportunity for Facility Managers
    • A Web Site (http://www.ifma.org/) which allows quick and easy access to a wide range of information and services directly related to facility management.
  • Windows of opportunity for candidates
    • With JOBnet, an on-line service and job offer directory.
  • Exclusive Services for Members