Committee Mission

Improve the efficient, effective, and sustainable stewardship of federal facilities through research and advocacy of facility asset management best practices, fostering facility management educational and professional development opportunities, and addressing current and future facility management issues.

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Lisa CooleyCommunity Chair

Lisa Cooley



Michael ZapataCommunity Vice-Chair

Michael Zapata


The COI is actively seeking Steering Committee members and liasions to other COIs, as well as volunteers for review of Facility Management Workshop proposal submissions.  Please reach out to the Chair or SAME staff to learn more.

Organization Structure

Geospatial Working GroupDavid Foster

Technology and Innovation LeadGlady Singh

Management and Strategy LeadJeff Freemyer

Operations and Maintenance LeadRigo Cisneros

Restoration and Modernization LeadJim Wink

Facility Management Workshop LeadJim Turner

Education Programs Lead: Vacant

Communications LeadCarole Mahady

Post LiaisonRichard Polo

Young Professionals LiaisonSean Stuntz

Tri-Services Working Group LiaisonBret Muilenberg

Stay Engaged

Thanks to all who joined the webinar: Data Driven Decision Model. Download the presentation slides here.  View a recording of the presentation here.

For follow-up, contact the speaker at:
James D. Eselgroth, MS, PMP®
Data Scientist, Definitive Logic
3000 Wilson Blvd. Suite 250, Arlington, VA 22201 | 210.347.6452 (M)

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Education Opportunities

Geospatial Working Group 

Vision: Extraordinary collaboration across basing, support and battlespaces enabled by Geospatial Engineers

Mission:  Provide a forum for Geospatial Engineering cross-functional support of DoD missions 

2018-2019 GWG Theme:  Innovation via Integration

Co-Chair Contact Info:

David Foster Garry Zettersten
830.837.3108 210.857.4535

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  • Civil Works 
  • Basingspace (Installation Geospatial Information  and Services (IGI&S)) 
  • Support Space 
  • Battlespace 
    -Expeditionary Basing Lifecycle Management 
  • GEOINT Support

Webinar: filling the Facility Management (FM) Talent Pipeline through SkillsUSA

Date: February 19, 2020. 1:00 p.m. EST

Register Here

Spring 2018 Topics on Tap

11 April 2018: New National Datum 2022

20 June 2018: DOD Installations Spatial Data Governance- Improving Installation Lifecycle Management

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