BOMA International Elects 2020-2021 Officers
June 29, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Shelby Christensen Elected Chair and Chief Elected Officer
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 29, 2020) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International elected its 2020-2021 officers during its Board of Governors meeting held virtually this afternoon.
The Board of Governors of BOMA International elected:
Shelby Christensen, LEED Green Associate, Philadelphia, as Chair and Chief Elected Officer for 2020-2021;
- Mark Dukes, BOMA Fellow, CCIM, RPA, Vice President, Physicians Realty Trust, Atlanta, as Chair-Elect;
- Randal L. Froebelius, P.Eng, President and General Manager, Equity ICI Real Estate Services, Inc., Toronto, as Vice Chair; and
- And continuing his second two-year term as Secretary/Treasurer, Keith Major, CPM, Managing Partner, Canadian Office and Industrial, BentallGreenOak (Canada) LP, Toronto.
Shelby Christensen, who served as the BOMA International Chair-Elect for the 2019-2020 term, has more than 25 years of industry experience. Before the company was acquired by Prologis in early 2020, Christensen was senior vice president of Operations for Liberty Property Trust’s 106 million square feet of office and industrial real estate throughout the United State and United Kingdom. She was responsible for portfolio operations, risk management, sustainability, capital expenses, tenant improvements, business processes, operational metrics, national marketing and general and administrative expenses. Christensen also serves as the chair of the BOMA International National Advisory Council, and she previously served as co-chair of the Industrial Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee. She received BOMA International’s prestigious Chair’s Award in 2015.
Mark Dukes is vice president of Asset Management at Physicians Realty Trust, where he oversees all operations for a 190-building portfolio of healthcare assets, located in 30 states. His core responsibilities include asset management, property management, client relations and customer satisfaction. Dukes is a past president of BOMA/Georgia. His efforts earned him the 2016 BOMA/Georgia Huey Award and the 2016 BOMA Southern Region Member of the Year Award. Prior to his 2019-2020 term as Vice Chair, Dukes served a two-year term on the BOMA International Executive Committee and also served as chair of BOMA International’s Asset Management Committee. In 2018, he was named a BOMA Fellow.
As founder, president and general manager of Equity ICI Real Estate Services, Inc., Randal Froebelius provides property management services to a small client portfolio, with emphasis on urban office and retail properties. In his more than 25 years of specialized real estate experience, Froebelius has represented BOMA on all levels; previously serving as chair of both BOMA/Toronto and BOMA Canada and serving three years as a member on BOMA International’s Executive Committee. He is chair of BOMA International’s Standard Methods of Floor Measurement Committee and vice chair of the International Council. In 2018, Froebelius received a Chair’s Award from both BOMA International and BOMA Canada and was named a BOMA Fellow in 2019.
Keith Major is a managing partner for, Canadian Office and Industrial with BentallGreenOak (Canada) LP in Toronto. Major is part of BentallGreenOak’s senior leadership team, overseeing property management, operations, leasing and development for the company’s Canadian office and industrial portfolio. He currently serves as chair of the Finance Committee and was co-vice chair of the International Council. Prior to being elected Secretary/Treasurer in 2017, Major served on the BOMA International Executive Committee for four years.
About BOMA International
Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of U.S. local associations and global affiliates. The leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals for more than 100 years, it represents the owners, managers, service providers and other property professionals of all commercial building types, including office, industrial, medical, corporate and mixed-use. BOMA International is the partner individuals in the commercial real estate industry choose to maximize value for their careers, organizations and assets. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at www.boma.org.
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