Scott Held

IFMA S. Louis Appoints Members to Board


The St. Louis Chapter of IFMA (International Facility Management Association) announced officers elected to its board of directors and board members appointed to chair its committees. Their terms run from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021.

Elected to the board and their respective companies are:

  • President, Scott Held, Ameren Corp.
  • Immediate Past President, Jeff Touchette, Jarrell Mechanical Contractors
  • Vice President, David J. Gardin, Kindred Healthcare Inc.
  • Treasurer, Michael Wright, Ameren Corp.
  • Secretary, Gary Wood, Stryker Construction

Members who are chairing the organization’s committees are:

  • Membership, Karl Gnau, ABBCO Service Corp.
  • Marketing, Erin Valentine, McCarthy Building Companies
  • Education, Tauquincy Neal, St. Charles City-County Library
  • Programs, Jennifer Johnston, Murphy Company
  • Sponsorship, Matt Huesling, Woodard
  • Advocacy Liaison, James Delgado, Cozad Commercial Real Estate
  • Golf Classic, Andrew Dillard, Ritchie Bros.
  • Special Events, Kristie Gabel, Elite Cuisine
  • Sustainability, Tauquincy Neal, St. Charles City-County Library

About IFMA St. Louis

IFMA St. Louis offers its members a learning and networking environment among its diverse membership and supplies its members with the tools to achieve their professional goals. Started in 1985, IFMA St. Louis has more than 250 members representing small and Fortune 500 companies throughout the region. Considered a leader among local chapters, IFMA St. Louis holds monthly programs to enhance members’ knowledge and provide networking opportunities. IFMA members also value their membership to build their careers, seek counsel and advice from other facility management professionals, access a variety of resources and achieve professional certification. Represented in 142 chapters and 16 councils worldwide, IFMA members manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than $526 billion in products and services. For more information, visit

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