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Phyllis Meng, CFM, SFP, IFMA Fellow

Meng Associates

Contact Details

Meng Associates


EDUCATIONAL BIO - Phyllis J. Meng, CFM, SFP, IFMA Fellow
Cell (949) 500-4543

Training Experience:

West Los Angeles College, Adjunct Instructor, Facility Management Associates degree program- 2019
Chaffey College, Adjunct instructor, Facility Management Associates program - 2017
UCSD Extension, FM certificate program, Operations and Maintenance since 2017
UCI extension, FM certificate program, Financial Analysis for Facilities Professionals since 2009
IFMA Certified Instructor since 1996
BOMI Certified Instructor since 2014

Courses facilitated

IFMA CFM exam review
IFMA Facility Management Learning System
IFMA Facilities Management Professional (fmp) courses consists of: Project Management, Operations and Maintenance, Leadership and Management and Finance and Business
IFMA Sustainability Management Professional (sfp) courses, consists of: Strategy and Alignment of Sustainable facilities, Managing Sustainable Facilities, Operating Sustainable Faciltiies
IFMA Essentials of FM
BOMI Budget and Accounting

Presentations Made:

The Heart of the Document - Writing Scopes of Work - WWP 2019
Finance for Dummies – Facility Fusion 2017
Clarifying FM’s Role in Public Sector Contracting – Facility Fusion 2017
How Being a Volunteer Leader in IFMA Helped my Career – Facility Fusion 2017, WWP 2016
FM Intersections Finance & FM – UCI/IFMA Orange County seminar - 2017
Does the C Suite Know You Exist? How to Grab Their Attention – World Workplace - 2015
Facilities Management Sustainable Components – Southern California Facilities Show - 2014
Welcome to Coolergeddon and Boilerama – World Workplace 2013
How to Justify and Obtain Sustainable Products - Workplace 2012
Sell Your Projects with Simple Ratios – Facility Fusion 2012
Demystifying Public Sector Contracting – Facility Fusion 2012
Is Your Building Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack? – WESTFAC 2008
FEMA course Building Design for Homeland Security – Presented in Los Angeles, January 2008
Finance for FM – Presented at World Workplace 2007 and WESTFAC 2007
Finance 101 for the FM and Fire, TFM Show, Chicago, April 2006
FM Role in Public Sector Contracting - IFMA World Workplace (WWP), 2007, 2006 & 2005
Finance for the Public Sector FM at IFMA World Workplace 2008, 2004
Accounting for FM, presented at IFMA World Workplace 2003, Dallas, October 2003
Fire!, presented at IFMA World Workplace, October 2002 and 2009
Partnering of Facilities & Procurement, presented at WWP 2000 (IFMA conference), Sept 2000 and California Public Purchasing Officers Association (CAPPO) annual conference 1995
Strike Contingency Planning, presented at Facility Forum, May 17, 1998
A Facility Case Study in Transportation presented at NeoCon West on March 19, 1998 and published in Facility Management Journal (FMJ).
Trials & Tribulations of Owning Your Own Building, presented at LA Buildings Show, October 29, 1997 and Interplan, New York, 1996
Strike Contingency Planning, published in FMJ 1995, & Contingency Plan & Mgt Magazine 1996
Emergency Preparedness, published in Facility Management Journal 1994
Outsourcing Reprographics, CAPPO annual conference 1994, 1993, and 1992


Member of IFMA since 1989
International Facility Management Association Board of Directors, West Coast Regional Vice President
International Facility Management Association Foundation Chair
IFMA, Los Angeles chapter: Program, Secretary, President, and Immediate Past President
IFMA, Public Sector Council: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Newsletter
Editorial Board of Contingency Planning and Management Magazine


IFMA 2019 - Educator of Year Award
UCI 2013 – UCI Extension Advisory Board Award
IFMA 2002 IFMA Fellow
IFMA 2005, Council of the Year Award, Public Sector Council
IFMA, 1998, Distinguished Member Award
IFMA, 1996, Council Achievement Award for the Public Sector Council Newsletter
IFMA, 1995, Distinguished Author Award - Article, for Strike Contingency Planning Article