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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:George Urbano, Polk State College
Phone: 863-297-1086

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

Secretary: Vernee Williams, Polk State College
Phone: 863-297-1086

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



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 Spring Conference will be held at Polk State College on Friday, April 25, 2014.

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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 Student Development Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws:



The Facilities Commission Newsletter will be posted soon!


Awards and Recognition

Check back for more information and updates regarding the 2013 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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