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About PRSM Foundation, Inc.
 

We are pleased to announce the PRSM Foundation, a 501c3, philanthropical entity of the PRSM Association. PRSM Impact!, the original PRSM charity function, continues as the tactical force behind the PRSM Foundation. The Foundation empowers PRSM Impact! and expands its ability to execute local charity projects, provide scholarships and conduct industry research and training.

Mission Statement 

The PRSM Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit entity that promotes charitable projects, education, industry research and training for individuals and companies engaged in Retail Facilities Management. The foundation also organizes volunteer activities to support other non-profits organizations that need facility maintenance repairs and improvements. 

Vision:

PRSM Foundation uses the talent and resources of retail facilities management professionals to impact the lives of those in need.

PRSM Foundation will consist of four strategic initiatives:

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Educational Scholarships

Will work with educational institutions to establish collaborative partnerships to develop retail facilities management degree programs and will award scholarships to individuals interested in pursuing a degree in retail facilities management. 

Apprenticeship Programs

Will support facilities maintenance organization in developing apprenticeship programs to recruit, train and retaining talent in the skilled labor workforce. 

Industry Research

Will identify critical trends that will provide foresight in retail facilities management and will fund and conduct research that no one organization can undertake on its own. 

Charity Projects

Will organize one-day volunteer charity project workdays to assist non-profit organizations in retail and maintenance improvement to their facility on a local and national basis. 

The Foundation initiatives will be funded through direct donations, and sponsorships of the Annual PRSM Charity Golf Classic, the Head Shot Lounge, Gala Dinner and other planned charitable activities.

  

2017-2018 Board of Directors

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Chair

William Ackerman
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National Sales Executive
Vixxo Sign and Lighting

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Vice Chair/Secretary

Bruce Condit
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Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs
PRSM Association

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Treasurer

Leigh Pearson, RFMP
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Director Facility, Environmental and Procurement Services
Staples Canada

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Executive Director

Brenda Villarreal 

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Senior Manager, Knowledge Development
PRSM Association



Levels of Giving

The PRSM Foundation has applied for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and will provide donors with its IRS determination letter in due course. Please consult with your tax and legal advisor regarding deductibility of your donation.

Donor's Circle

Partner's Circle President's Circle Founder's Circle Visionary Circle

$1,000

$5,000 $10,000 $15,000 $20,001 +
Recognition: Recognition: Recognition: Recognition: Recognition:
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Gift Acknowledgment Letter Gift Acknowledgment Letter Gift Acknowledgment Letter Certificate Recognizing Contribution
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Honorary Pin to Be Worn in form PRSM Foundation Functions and Events A Plaque with Your Name to Be Displayed at PRSM Foundation, Inc., Headquarters
A Plaque with Your Name to Be Displayed at PRSM Foundation, Inc., Headquarters Recognition at PRSM Foundation Gala Dinner 


Sponsorships:

Click here to view our newest sponsorships opportunities.

 In-Kind Donations:
We are seeking in-kind donations to support the efforts of the PRSM Impact Charity Projects. Specifically, products and material relating to landscaping and painting. The scope of work will vary from project but we will identify needs closer to the event date.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteer as a Charity Project Host:
We are seeking organizations to serve as PRSM Impact Charity Project Host. The host is responsible for working with the PRSM Impact Committee Co-Chairs on site selection, site inspection, identifying scope of work, pre and onsite logistics for project completion and securing in-kind donors. It is preferred that the Charity Project host be in the city where the project is being conducted as travel is required.


Serve on a PRSM Foundation Committee:
PRSM Foundation committees are a big part of the foundation’s success as they support the strategic initiatives for the foundation. Committee appointments are typically for 1-year terms. Committee meetings occur primarily via conference calls or at a PRSM Association conference.  Your time commitment averages 1-2 hours per month.


Current Committees:

PRSM Impact Charity Committee: FULL AT THIS TIME
This committee is responsible for organizing volunteer charity projects to assist non-profit organizations in the maintenance and improvement of facilities on a local and national basis.

Co-Chairs:
Joshua D. Witte, RFMP, Ross Stores, Inc.
Kevin Kenyon, National Coating Solutions, Inc.

 

Fundraising Committee: FULL AT THIS TIME
This committee will ensure and contribute to strategic and well planned fundraising initiatives designed to help the foundation achieves its mission while cultivating donor relationships.

Co-Chairs:
Amanda Smith, Superclean Services Company, Inc.
Tim Christian, Goodwill Industries

Apprenticeship Committee: SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

This committee will develop apprenticeship programs to support facilities maintenance organizations. Program will help recruit, train and retain talent in the skilled labor workforce.

Co-Chairs:
Kellie D’Andrea, Heritage Fire Security, LLC
Kyle Brekke, Extra Space Storage

Educational Scholarships Committee: FORMING SOON, SEEKING VOLUNTEERS
This committee will work with educational institutions to establish collaborative partnerships to develop multi-site facilities management degree programs and award scholarships to individuals interested in pursuing a degree in multi-site facilities management.


Volunteer Interest Form

Upcoming Events

2018 Mid-Year Conference Golf Classic

September 26-28, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

  • PRSM Foundation Golf Classic
  • PRSM Impact Charity Project

Canada East PRSM Impact Charity Project
October 2018

Canada West PRSM Impact Charity Project
October 2018