BOMA International Honors Advocacy Excellence
During the Board of Governors
meeting at the 2015 Winter
Business Meeting, BOMA International recognized four BOMA local
associations for their excellence in grassroots and issues advocacy through the
Government Affairs Awards of Recognition Program, popularly known as the
recognized in the category of Outstanding Single Government Affairs Issue for
small BOMA local associations for its leadership in opposing a retroactive
requirement for luminous egress path markings in existing high-rise buildings.
(pictured at right) swept all three categories for medium BOMA local
associations: Outstanding Government Affairs Committee; Outstanding Government
Affairs Program or Seminar; and Outstanding Single Government Affairs Issue for
its work in opposing state legislation that would have removed the power of the
Utah State Public Service Commission to evaluate the implications of placing a
fee on the net metering of power customers.
honored in two categories for large BOMA local associations: Outstanding
Government Affairs Program or Seminar and Outstanding Government Affairs
BOMA/San Diego won in
the last category for large BOMA local associations, Outstanding Single
Government Affairs Issue, for its work to protect San Diego’s commercial real
estate industry from a dramatic and massive tax increase through the imposition
of a local housing linkage fee.
More information on the winning entries can be found on the Govies page
of the BOMA International website.