In February 2003, the Board of Directors of the New York State School Facilities Association, Inc. (SFA) established the School Facilities Management Institute, Inc. (SFMI). The institute is a non-profit organization created for the purpose of providing education and training programs on timely school facilities management issues. Educational programs are offered to Directors of School Facilities, their key staff and others interested in pursing a career in the field.
To elevate school facility management through education, training and technical support to the highest level achievable. To further develop the professionalism and character of each facility manager; and to cultivate future facility managers by creating opportunities for those pursuing a career in the field.
SFMI Board of Directors
SFMI Chairman :: Brian Bentley, CDF, Greater Southern Tier BOCES
Vice Chair :: Keith Langlotz, Williamsville CSD
Secretary :: Michael Coghlan, CDF, Horseheads CSD
Treasurer :: Peter Riggi, CDF, Schuylerville CSD
Marty Abrams, Wantagh UFSD
Joseph Gramando, Chappauqua CSD
Kim Parahus, Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD
Paul Rooney, North Rockland CSD
Bob Schongar, Lansingburgh CSD
Keith Watkins, CDF, Phoenix CSD
Wayne Wideman, CDF, Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation
Claude "Tink" Wright, Hadley-Luzerne CSD