The purpose of this Association is to advance the highest standards for professional management and supervision, modern methods, further its members’ education, and provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information to help them better serve their respective institutions.

ACUBSS is an organization for supervisors and those involved in the Building Services field…

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We hope you can join us Fall 2023

at Western Illinois University

Located in Macomb Illinois.

November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Hosted by Western Illinois University

November 1-3, 2023

Wednesday, November 1, 2023


4:00pm-5:30pm:              Executive Board Meeting in Student Union “Algonquin Room”

5:30pm-7:00pm:              Early Registration and Welcome Reception

                                                Student Union “Brattain Lounge”

Hors D’oeuvres & Refreshments being served at 6:00pm


Thursday, November 2, 2023

7:30am-8:00am:              Registration in Student Union Lincoln Room


Conference in Student Union Capital Room


8:00am-8:15am:              Introduction of Conference Attendees: Neal Thurman (ACUBSS President)

8:15am-8:30am:              Opening Remarks: Troy Rhoads (Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management)

8:30am-10:30am:            Keynote Speaker: Eric Arnold (Illinois State training and standards Board)

"Preparing for the Unimaginable"

Description: In the midst of continued traumatic events in our culture, building services team members and leadership are required to carry out their duties under extreme circumstances. While the full impact of critical incidents on building service members remains unclear, one thing is certain, repeated and intense exposure to chronic stress and traumatic events is harmful.



10:30am-11:00am:           Visit Exhibitor Showcase / Break  

11:00am-noon:                Guest Speaker: Michael Inman Mayor

12:00pm- 1:00pm:           Lunch and Vendor Showcase

1:00pm-2:00pm:              Guest Speaker: Mike Fabian Spartan Chemical

2:00pm-3:00pm             Guest Speaker: Matt Kelly tenant Company

3:30 pm-4:00pm:             Break/vendor showcase  

5:00 pm-7:00pm:             Dinner @ Buffalo Wild Wings






Acubss -Message from the President

Join Acubss

You already have the knowledge and skills to perform in your area of expertise. That’s probably what got you promoted in the first place. Being an ACUBSS member will help you become the skilled leader for your University/Institution that your position demands. You’re in charge of coordinating people and tasks; your continued success depends directly on your ability to get things done through others.

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Future Fall Conference host sites:

2022 University of North Texas-Denton

2023 Western Illinois University - Macomb

2024 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign