December 2015 Happy Holidays to all! 2015 has flown


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December 2015 Happy Holidays to all! 2015 has flown by, we’ve had a successful 2015 within AFE – I want to sincerely thank all of you who have participated. Special thanks to my fellow Board of Directors Members & Joe Ryan for their collaboration and time this year! Looking forward to a great 2016… October John Henry Foster Meeting Recap On Monday October 19th John Henry Foster hosted a great meeting at their site in Eagan. Representatives from Powerex provided an overview of their air compressor technology; we were able to tour JHF’s facility and enjoyed dinner. John Henry Foster demonstrated their numerous capabilities in the air compressor and controls market. Thanks to John Henry Foster for hosting this event! 16th Annual Vendor Fair & Awards Banquet Recap On Monday November 16th, the 16th Annual Vendor Fair was held at Jax Café in Minneapolis. It was a successful event with over 25 vendors participating and 100 attendees. It was a great networking and socializing opportunity with many colleagues & friends. I specifically want to thank the vendors who sponsored a booth and took the time to build relationships with current and potential customers. AFE Chapter 13 Website Update A draft of the new website is available at this link: http://afetwincities.liveeditaurora.com. Please check it out and provide us comments via email. We will communicate when the cutover from the old to new website occurs (soon). Our plan is to continue to use our original URL for the new website. Student Outreach Committee The BOD is in the process of forming a ‘Student Outreach Committee’ and is looking for participants. The goal of this committee will be to research and provide recommendations on: Colleges/Universities that AFE could be partner with for networking, scholarships, members Methods/programs to reach out to students How to best market the Facilities Engineering industry to students Let us know if interested in the committee or have ideas! More info to come. February 2016 Member Meeting The February 2016 Meeting will be held at Culligan Industrial Water in Minnetonka on February 15th at 5:00pm. Complete details and registration will be in the January 2016 Newsletter. Warmest regards to all. Dan Rotty, CPMM President AFE Twin Cities Chapter 13 Medtronic (763) 514-2641 office | (651) 442-1752 mobile | [email protected]