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Facilities Commission

Promotes the interests and issues of community college's facilities planning and institutional services.




  1. What We Do
  2. Executive Board
  3. Bylaws
  4. Newsletter
  5. Announcements
  6. Awards and Recognition
  7. Best Practices
  8. Educational Programs
  9. Links of Interest



Facilities: What We Do

  • The Facilities Commission was founded in 2006.
  • Provides to its membership a collaborative environment for sharing ideas, experiences, and successes.
  • Promotes best practices and professional development within the multiple disciplines associated with the construction and management of our colleges' facilities.

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Executive Board


Chair: Jessica Vander Biezen, Santa Fe College
Phone: 352-395-5556

Chair-Elect : Raymond Coulter, Palm Beach State College
Phone: 561-868-4161

Secretary: M3cca Senterfitt, Santa Fe College
Phone: 352-395-5173

Treasurer: Cheryl Arpasi, Polk State College
Phone: 863-297-1086

Best Practice Chair: Allen Bottorff, Valencia College

Phone: 407-582-1701


Calendar and Announcements


Information about upcoming conferences, exemplary practice, and special contests will be posted here. Check back throughout the year for updates.

The Facilities Commission will be part of the Joint Commission Conference this spring!  Please join us for an exciting line up of workshops and CEU opportunities, as well as networking with other members throughout the state at Hillsborough Community College, Dale-Mabry campus,  on May 14-15, 2015.  Call for presenters is now open!



Hotel Information




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Educational Programs


Educational Programs available for commission members.




Recognizing the need to establish procedures and guidelines as they reflect the rights, responsibilities, and objectives of its membership, the Facilities Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws:




First edition will be coming out early March.  Please send us success stories for the next edition.  Forward all inquiries to Chair.


Awards and Recognition

Check back for more information and updates regarding the 2015 Sustainability Award.

 2012 AFC Commission of the Year

AFC 2012 Commission of the Year

Dr. Gary Sligh, Dr. Robert Flores, and Mr. Michael Brawer (from l - r)

Best Practices


Check back for a list of best practices


Links of Interest

Links of Interest to Facilities Commission Members


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