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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

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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Secretary

Lynn Harnishfeger, RFMP, CRFP 

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Director of National Accounts
Springwise Facility Management

 

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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 +
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Upcoming Events

Volunteer Project and Headshot Lounge
PRSM2018 National Conference
April 9-11, 2018
Nashville, TN

2018 Mid-Year Conference Golf Classic
September 26-28, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

Canada East Charity Project
October 2018