Our friend and fellow AFE member "Mikie", from AFE's
Chicago Chapter sends us another hot tip.
eTools are "stand-alone," interactive, Web-based training
tools on occupational safety and health topics.
(Mikie recommends you check out eTool
on Legionnaires' disease.)
up and coming events for our members and guest...
Upcoming Joint Meeting with other local Engineering
organizations such as the Healthcare Engineers Association. A
total of four Engineering groups will be represented at that meeting.
dates for next years Facilities America are - September 12-17 2003 in
Baltimore Maryland - They still are finalizing things so that's all we
have right now.
Spring Joint APICS – St. Louis University CSCMS Seminar
World Class Manufacturing in an Era of
Richard J. Schonberger, Ph.D.,
Best known as originator of the term and
concepts of world-class
manufacturing, he is author of six manufacturing management books,
seven editions of a textbook, and over 100 articles and papers.
Mark Your Calendar for February 12, 2003
To register and for more information, contact Karen Adrignola at
636-349-7530 or email@example.com
Upcoming January Meeting:
Preventive Maintenance System"
Lillie and Company will be hosting our meeting at the
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 N. Warson Road. This event will be Tuesday
(Jan. 28, 2003 @ 5:00 P.M.)
Tom Lillie will present a program on the benefits of a
computer generated preventive maintenance system. Tom Lillie will
present a program on the benefits of a computer generated preventive
maintenance system. Dinner and refreshments provided by Lillie and
here to RSVP
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First of all thank you, to everyone who took the time to complete and return the survey. We had a 34% response rate to the survey. While this is good, we would like to see a higher response percentage in the future. Remember this is your way to let us know what you want from the AFE.
From the survey we found out that, on the average, a member attends about four meetings per year. The web site was the preferred media for receiving information regarding AFE. Normally everyone checked the web site once a month to find out information on the AFE or RSVP for the next meeting.
The last Tuesday of the month was preferred by 84% of the responses for the date of the monthly meeting and the present starting time was unanimously agreed upon.
Questions 7 and 8 dealt with the topic of the monthly meeting. Plant tours, emergency preparedness, HVAC controls and power quality ranked among the highest topics. If there is a topic you would like to have at a meeting or you have contacts at a plant or facility that you feel would make an interesting tour let us know.
Question 4 asked you to grade the Executive committee, out of a possible score of 5 the committee received a grade of 4.25. Thanks for the vote of support.
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your St. Louis Chapter
Lead, and Influence
Show™ (formerly Facility Forum, a Group C property)
will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, April 9-11, 2003. This show
will be co-locating in Chicago with the CSI Show™ at Construct America™.
The goal of this show is to better serve the needs of the
nonresidential construction and building industry through partnerships
with leading industry organizations and associations.
Our Certified Plant Maintenance Manager (CPMM) Program will be given
during the TFM Show. The CPMM review program has been developed to guide
you in preparing for the CPMM exam. Our exclusive courses guide you
through the most relevant materials to ensure maximum retention of the
Program Dates: Monday, April 7 - Friday,
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information please contact Jennifer Coleman, Certification Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The object of the survey
is to try and identify the factors that cause either success or failure
in 5S implementation.
St. Louis Christmas Party
annual AFE Christmas party was held at
the Noonday Club in the Metropolitan Square Building.
The Noonday Club is one of St. Louis's most exclusive
restaurants. The view from the top of the Metropolitan Square Building was
fantastic and the food was excellent.
because of the continued support of our Sponsors. Chapter 26 thanks ALL
of them for their continued support!
AFE WINTER BOARD
AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS
The dates for this
year's winter meeting will be January 31- February 1st. The meetings
will be held in Northern Kentucky at the Radisson Hotel in Covington,
KY. Stay tuned for further details. :)
We have a New
Chapter Forming in Council Bluffs, IA, Region III. Brent Jones, who is
with Harrah's Casino is leading this new chapter. Brent transferred to
the area from Kansas City, MO and was very active in Heart of America
Chapter 8 before moving to Council Bluffs. We wish him the best!
Chapter 46 will soon be up and running again thanks to the dedication of
a new AFE member, Steve Mosier of the USPS. Thanks Steve! Let us know
how we can help!
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