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Building Service Contractors Association International Elects 2012 Board of Directors

Chicago, IL, October 06, 2011 --( Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) recently elected new members to leadership positions for the 2012 term of office.

Serving as BSCAI President in 2012, Taylor Bruce, CBSE, is President of IH Services, Inc. In 1955, IH Services began as a small family owned business in Greenville, South Carolina providing restroom cleaning to gas stations and restaurants. Over the past several decades, IH Services, which is still owned by the same family, has grown steadily by providing quality, consistent services to its customers and a broad range of cleaning and support services. Today, IH Services has a presence in 16 states offering positive outcomes and solutions to customers. IH Services, Inc. has been a BSCAI contractor since 1980. Bruce has been deeply involved in BSCAI throughout the years serving on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, as well as Annual Convention and Certification Chairs. Bruce holds a B.S. in management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Pamplin College of Business.

BSCAI’s 2012 President-Elect is Kevin S. Rohan, CBSE. Rohan started Cavalier Services in 1977 and continues today as the President and CEO. A full-service facilities service company, Cavalier offers cleaning, maintenance, light engineering, construction and personnel leasing services to a wide range of clients. Cavalier operates primarily in the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. Rohan has served as 2011 Vice President, chaired several committees and spoken at numerous convention and regional seminars. In addition to BSCAI, he has been a Past President and board member of the Capitol Association of Building Service Contractors.

Serving as BSCAI’s 2012 Vice President is Yasser Youssef. Most recently, Youssef has served as a member of the Board of Directors in 2009 and 2010, Technology Committee Chair in 2010 and Treasurer in 2011. Outside of BSCAI, Youssef recently became President of The Budd Group, a North Carolina facilities management company where he is responsible for all operational branches and corporate shared service functions of the company. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief Operating Officer since 2004. The Budd Group has been a member of BSCAI since 1974. Before joining The Budd Group, Youssef was the President and Founder of Workforce Solutions. The Budd Group acquired his HR consulting firm, which was focused on assisting organizations with their recruitment selection, development and retention of their high-potential human talent.

Serving as 2011 Treasurer is Paul Greenland, CBSE, President of Aetna Building Maintenance. Greenland has changed Aetna’s strategic focus to go beyond the traditional janitorial cleaning to include; recycling, production support, industrial services, supply distribution, green cleaning and a multitude of other services. He has been active in the industry since the age of 14, initially washing the company trucks and making sure the warehouse was clean. After earning his B.S. in business management from Indiana University, he worked for another janitorial company out of state to learn the ropes. Greenland has served as Branch Manager, Director of Business Development, Vice President of Operations, and now President. The company is over 1,400-employees-strong in seven states. Giving back to the community is important and Paul is a strong supporter of; Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Goodwill, Special Olympics, COSI (Center of Science and Industry), Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, and is currently working with his team to break ground during the Fall of 2011 on a Community Garden to benefit the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

Serving as BSCAI’s Immediate Past President in 2012 is Sally Schopmeyer. Schopmeyer is President of Maintenance, Inc. located in Dallas, Texas, which provides janitorial service for commercial offices, medical facilities, industrial plants, owner-occupied facilities and shopping centers in Texas, Florida, Colorado, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama. Maintenance, Inc. became a member in 1990 when Schopmeyer joined the organization. Outside of BSCAI, she is currently on the Advisory Board of the Dallas Children's Theater and has served two three-year terms on their board of trustees.

Newly elected members to serve on BSCAI’s 2012 Board of Directors include:

- Jim Harris, Jr., CBSE, RPA, Janitronics Facility Services
- Eric Luke, CBSE, CPA, Varsity Facility Services
- Philippe D. Mack, Eurest Services
- Tim M. Murch, CBSE, Mitch Murch’s Maintenance Management Company (MMMM)

BSCAI Directors continuing their service in 2012 include:

- Janelle Bruland, CBSE, Management Services NW, Inc.
- Curtis McLemore, McLemore Building Maintenance
- Scott A. Stevenson, KleenMark
- Michael B. Young, CBSE, Red River Sanitors, Inc.
- Lance Ford, CBSE, Palm Facility Services, L.L.C
- Julie Garcia, CBSE, Action Service Corporation
- Brad Klein, CBSE, Building Professionals of Texas
- Tom Kruse, CBSE, Marsden Building Maintenance, L.L.C.


Celebrating 47 years of industry service, BSCAI has become the trade association of the building service industry, representing a worldwide network of more than 1,000 member companies from across the United States and countries worldwide that provide cleaning, facility maintenance, security and other related services to building owners and managers. The association provides educational programs, certification, publications, regional seminars, webinars series, and networking opportunities, all developed specifically for leaders in the building service contracting industry.

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