Executive Board


Vice President



With over 15 years working with FMs and IT managers in both public and private sectors, Cheryl has developed and implemented Audio Visual, IT and health and safety standards for such companies as Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Levi Stadium, AEG, Amgen, Boeing, Disney the LA Community College District, UCLA, The J. Paul Getty Trust, and others. Having more than 10 years experience as either an active committee chair or board member (or both) with IFMA-LA, Cheryl is an asset to Facility Managers and the challenges they face within their global organizations. Her focus is on assisting large, multi-layered organizations understand cutting-edge solutions that will better serve a facility as a whole. Whether IT/AV or as she's done with Monofoil, Cheryl provides solutions for much of what challenges FMs in a global environment.

Immediate Past President

Garth Sellers, has been a member of IFMA since 1989 and received his CFM in 2000. Garth has been the National Manager of Facilities for American Honda for over 25 years. He overseas the facilities operations and the Health, Safety & Environmental Operations at all American Honda facilities. He currently resides in El Segundo, California with his wife for the past 26 years. He has two daughters 36 adn 35 one living in El Segundo adn the other in Texas. Garth graduated from UCLA and continued his facilities education with a two-year program at UCI. Garth believes in teamwork and exceeding customer's satisfaction. Everyone has a customer and the membership of IFMA-LA is one of the many customers of the board. It is important we understand what our customer desires and expects from the board and it's our responsibility to meet and exceed these expectations. This philosophy is how he has operated his facilities organization over the years.


Member-At-Large & Membership Chair

Shilo McGrew is an experienced project manager with over 6 years’ experience in commercial property management. Her commercial property management experience includes management of Class A Mid-rise and retail properties in Los Angeles and Orange County. Shilo has a proven track record in all aspects of client interaction, lease administration, vendor management, budgeting and reporting, contract negotiation, real estate acquisitions, and capital improvement projects. Shilo obtained her Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 2015 with an emphasis in Facility and Project Management. Shilo currently holds a Real Estate License in California and is an active member of IFMA, ACRE, CREW, NAPRM, and BOMA. Solution and customer service oriented, Shilo works closely with both the client and crews to facilitate open communication and ensure contractual obligations and scope of work fulfilled to client satisfaction. Her proven ability in asset management lends a hand in the oversight and management of a portfolio of accounts in Southern California valued at $12 million dollars with a 98% retention rate. Shilo’s current list of clients includes Ace Parking Inc, Simon Property Group, Hudson Pacific, Shorenstein Realty, Capri Retail, Irvine company, Kroger Foods, and Gelsons Markets.

Past Presidents

2018-2019, Immediate Past President, Garth Sellers

2017-2018, Wilson Cisneros

2014-2016, Ken Matthews

2013-2014, Joe Archie

2011-2013, Garth Sellers

2010-2011, Chris Nehls

2009-2010, Thomas Schulte, CFM

2007-2009, Clay Dunning, CFM

2006-2007, Mark Cicero, CFM

2005-2006, Timothy C. Gray, CFM

2004-2005, Debra Ertel-Hernandez, CFM

2003-2004, Ron Corey, CFM

2002-2003, Barbara J. Kane, CFM

2001-2002, Mel Sturr

2000-2001, Tim Richardson

1999-2000, Francis Kuhn, CFM

1998-1999, Ken Burkhalter, CFM

1996-1998, Pat McLaughlin

1995-1996, Phyllis Meng, CFM

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