Board of Directors

WIFM board members are elected by the membership to serve 2-year terms. Board members must be professional women facility managers with at least 5 years experience in the facilities management field.  The board meets a minimum of monthly via teleconference and has two face to face meetings annually. Per the bylaws, Board seats are a two year commitment, with half the board rotating each election cycle.

Chair

Aimee Janousek, CFM
Facilities Director
VISA
Email: President@gowifm.org

Born and raised in Austin, TX, Aimee Janousek is an eighteen-year veteran of Facilities Management. She is an FMP, CFM, LEED Green Associate and holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Austin Community College. She is currently working on completing her Bachelor’s in Business Management at the University of Texas at Permian Basin. In addition to managing 500,000 square feet of space for a prominent technology company in the Austin area, Aimee is also a past president for the Austin chapter of IFMA and the current president of the National Board of Directors for WIFM.

Vice Chair

Maria O'Callaghan-Cassidy, CFM, SFP
Senior Director
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Email: VicePresident@gowifm.org

Maria O’Callaghan-Cassidy is a proactive and strategic executive with 15+ years of operations, facilities and planning experience. Maria is currently responsible for the management of the million plus sq. ft. operations of the Wharton School on the University of Pennsylvania campus,  external leases both local and in Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA and Beijing, China, project and facilities management, sustainability initiatives, long- term strategic space planning, security and the organization of approx. 34,000 academic scheduling events and an additional 25,000 special events annually. During her tenure at Wharton she has administered over 500 projects with a combined portfolio value of over 600 million dollars. Clients include 400 + faculty, 700 + staff, approximately 5,000 undergraduate, MBA and doctoral students and over 9,000 participants annually in the executive education program. 

Maria is the University of Pennsylvania’s 2016 Models of Excellence award winner and recipient of the John J. Cook award for Emergency Preparedness. She currently serves on the board of Woman in Facilities Management (WIFM) as Vice President and the Executive Committee for the Building Owners and Management Association of Philadelphia (BOMA). Maria holds a Masters in Science from the University of Pennsylvania and is a frequent guest speaker for operations and sustainability.  

Treasurer

Kami Yarbrough
Facilities Manager
Google
Email: Treasurer@gowifm.org

Kami grew up primarily in Maryland, Pennsylvania and California as a Navy brat and served in the Army as a young adult in the field of System Analytics and communications. She began her Facilities Management career In 2007 and has lived and breathed Facilities/Property Management  in some capacity ever since.


A huge proponent of education and personal growth; Kami continually strives to learn and coach others in their areas of strength. She oversees ~ 850,000 square feet of space in 5 locations for a prominent technology company in the Austin and Dallas areas. 

Kami holds degrees in the areas of Business Administration, Network Administration & Network Security and is currently serving as the current treasurer of the National Board of Directors for WIFM.

Secretary

Jessica Bickel, FMP
Facilities Administrator
NexBank Realty Advisors
Phone: 936-228-9356
Email: Secretary@gowifm.org

Jessica Bickel has spent the past ten years working in Facilities Management; her recent career has been focused on sustaining site operations through multiple divestiture activities including concurrent construction projects. She has an FMP, Associate’s Degree in Facilities Management and is currently working on a Bachelor’s from the University of North Texas. She currently serves as the secretary of the National Board of Directors for WIFM.

Advisor

Thomas Holland
CEO
APEX Surface Care / Corporate Floors
Phone: 817-601-2250
Email: tholland@corporatefloors.com

Thomas Holland, a Texas Tech graduate, brings over twenty two years of experience in the commercial flooring industry as CEO and founder of Corporate Floors Inc, APEX Surface Care  and Texas Carpet Recycling.
Thomas is the Board Advisor and Founder of WIFM, Past President of the Dallas/Ft Worth Chapter of the International Facility Managers Association, and past board member of the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE). He has been a panel speaker at countless CEU courses about carpet recycling, flooring maintenance and installation methods to the local design and construction community.  An advocate for education, he has helped moderate sessions for IIDA, BOMA, USGBC and IFMA.