BOMA SPS Golf Kick off & June Program!!
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BOMA SPS Golf Kick off & June Program!!

Program: "Electrochromic Glass: a Window to Wellness"

In this presentation we will look at Electrochromic Glass and how it can affect occupant comfort and wellness.  We will discuss how electrochromic glass works, what the benefits are to owners and occupants and cover a few case studies.

Speaker: Tom Kelley, View Dynamic Glass

Tom Kelley is a Sales Executive for View Dynamic Glass covering the Pacific Northwest.  He has over 12 years working in the built environment with a multitude of building system types.  He recently came to View after previously working for McKinstry and Nalco.  Prior to coming into the building industry, Tom was a Submarine Officer stationed in Bangor, WA.

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Monthly Membership Luncheon

Program: Circadian Lighting: From Research to Practice

We are honored to have one of the premier experts in the field of Circadian Lighting as our luncheon presenter. Marty is an architect and daylighting specialist at ZGF Architects in Seattle and has worked on a variety of projects in the healthcare, commercial office and mixed use markets. His talk will introduce circadian rhythms and how it impacts our health. Then get into the aspects of designing lighting systems for circadian rhythms. 

He will also provide examples of practical applications of this evolving technology, including lighting controls and fixtures. Plus a recent case study to wrap up his talk.

Speaker: Marty Brennan, ZGF Architects

Marty Brennan is a project architect and daylighting specialist at ZGF Architects. Marty fosters a proactive, participatory environment and promotes quality design on a wide variety of projects including healthcare, corporate office, and mixed use. Marty is a graduate of the University of Washington with a Master of Architecture degree and a certificate in lighting. He was a research assistant at the Integrated Design Lab in Seattle providing daylighting simulation and energy benchmarking for design teams in the Pacific Northwest as well as contributing content to the online Daylighting Pattern Guide. His research led to a deep interest in daylighting and circadian light. As a result Marty has co-developed the Grasshopper circadian light imaging application Lark and continues to incorporate forward-thinking lighting design into his projects.

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Monthly Membership Luncheon


Foreign Investment in Tacoma: The Tacoma Town Center Mixed-Use Project


Radim Blazej, Caron Architecture

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Radim Blazej, CEO of Caron Architecture, will present Tacoma's next big project: The Tacoma Town Center Mixed-Use project. The presentation will cover several highlights of the project, which has recently broken ground just west of the Seven Seas Brewing building downtown, including working with Foreign Investment in a commercial development. Highlights will also include a history of Caron Architecture, the project history and vision, along with challenges and opportunities. Discussion around these challenges will be the various market, city, foreign and federal government aspects. Followed by a current status and Q&A after. 

Click here to learn more about the project!

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“legislative update – Olympia Day and More!” Mark Gjurasic, Principal of Public Affairs of Washington, LLC

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Mark Gjurasic is the principal of Public Affairs of Washington, LLC, specializing in governmental affairs representation, fundraising and educational services.  He began his lobbying career in the 1980’s.  As a result, he has long-term relationships with many lawmakers both on the Congressional and State level.

Mark represents a significant real-estate client base which includes: 

  • Building Owners and Managers Association, (BOMA),
  • Institute for Real-Estate Management (IREM), 
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC),
  • Washington Rental Owners Association (WROA), 
  • Manufactured Housing Communities of Washington (MHCW),
  • Washington Self Storage Association (WSSA) and 
  • Government Building Owners and Lessors Association (GBOLA).  

His expertise is in commercial and residential real estate, real-estate taxation, landlord and tenant act, and manufactured housing landlord and tenant act.


Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


The Pine Room Events Center
2811 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406

**BOMA Guest Policy** Members may bring as many guests as they wish!  All non-members are welcome to attend with a reservation.

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"Finding and keeping talent in a dynamic workplace" Chelsea LaBelle, Knoll, Inc.

Chelsea LaBelle facilitates change and plans functional, people-driven workplace solutions with Knoll. Starting her career in human resources, Chelsea grew especially interested in the various factors that influenced fulfilled employees, such as workplace wellness initiatives and intentional change management. Since taking her interests to Knoll in 2015, Chelsea has consulted organizations to attract their next great employees, support the way their people work, and manage the changes that transpire in the process. 


Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


The Pine Room Events Center
2811 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406

**BOMA Guest Policy** Members may bring as many guests as they wish!  All non-members are welcome to attend with a reservation.

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BOMA SPS Annual Holiday Party Registration


Join your fellow BOMA South Puget Sound friends as we celebrate the Holiday Season! Lots of fun to be had with Contests, Ugly Ornament, Tree decorating, Snowball raffle, heavy appetizers, drinks & desserts. We will be decorating 41 small trees this year (similar to last year, only 11 more). 


Bring tree decorations and unwrapped gifts to go under the trees. 


**New Contest this year**
To participate bring an ornament that fits into one of the 5 categories...

Ugliest, Cutest, Most Festive, Best represents your industry, "Why/How is this even an ornament?"  There is a prize for each category winner!!

Tis' the season of giving!!

All gift, stocking & tree donations will be going to Exodus Housing Families in need!

Let's make a difference this Holiday Season!

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available!

Tree Sponsor $1000

Judge for the "Best Tree" contest and purchase prizes for the 3 top winners. Sponsor logo on flashes & PowerPoint Recognition.

Decorated Tree Sponsor (38) $75

Want to help trim a tree with out the worry of shopping for decorations then this is the perfect sponsorship for you! *Sponsor Logo Displayed in front of tree & on PowerPoint.

Stuffed Stocking Sponsor 

$50 each 

Every Child should wake up to a stocking full of goodies.*Sponsor logo PowerPoint Recognition

All of the gifts stockings, and trees will be donated to the families of Exodus Housing!


Their Mission:

Encouraging independent, empowerment and self-sufficiency for families fleeing domestic violence by providing access to permanent housing tailored services, and community resources!

Click here to view ideas for donations.

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