Secretary - Rene Colon
Rene began working in roofing and window installations while in high school. He joined the United States Navy in 1986; retiring from the service in 2006. While with the Navy, he served in a number of positions which included Boatswain’s Mate, Facilities Manager at TOPGUN, and Operations Manager at Naval Base San Diego, home port for approximately 60 Navy ships and home base to 50 separate commands, employing approximately 48,000 military and civilian personnel.
Aboard ship or ashore, Rene has been working in facilities management for over 30 years. Retiring from Naval service in 2006 as a Boatswains Mate Chief Petty Officer, Rene was appointed to the position of Facilities Director of The Rock Church and Academy. In 2012, Rene joined the County of San Diego, Department of General Services as a Facilities Analyst on the Systems Management Analytical Results Team (SMART) and was promoted to Facilities Support Manager/Service Contracts Administrator in 2014 where he currently administers over 70 service contracts for more than 550 facilities encompassing roughly 7 million usable square feet and spread across an estimated 4,000 square miles. Rene was recently elected and is currently serving as the California Counties Facilities Services Association (CCFSA) Secretary.
Rene holds a IFMA Certification in Facility Management (CFM).