Certification Training Team

Meet the professionals who will help you train for your certification exam! 

John Fuhrer

John Fuhrer, CPMM, CPS

Director of Operations, Facilities & Trans.
North Shore SD 112
(262) 914-5909

Serves in leadership roles on the IASBO regional group of Lake County School Facility Managers and Operations & Maintenance Professional Development Committee (O&M PDC). Has received his CPMM certification and has a MBA, BA and AA degrees from various universities and a technical college.

Sean Gordon

Sean Gordon, CPMM, CPS

Dir./Buildings & Grounds
Comm. Cons. Sch. Dist. 93
(630) 893-9393

He has 15 years of experience in commercial HVAC, three years as a building engineer at District 87 and has spent the last eight years at CCSD93. He is the current chair of the Illinois ASBO Maintenance & Operations PDC, holds both CPMM and CPS certifications and has completed the Illinois ASBO Facility Management Designation Program and the Facilities Operations Program.

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Ron Kay, CPMM 

Supv./Buildings & Grounds
Grayslake CHSD 127
(847) 986-3400

Formally a police officer, he was responsible for writing the Field Training Officer program for his police department. With over thirty years of construction management experience and cumbrous certifications and a degree in HVAC/R, both the CPS (Certified Plant Manager) certification and the CPMM certification.

Scott Mackall

Scott R. Mackall, CPMM, CPS

Asst. Dir./Operations & Facilities
North Shore SD 112
(224) 765-3450

He has been working in the school facility management arena for over 12 years and prior to that 10 years of janitorial supply field experience. He has contributed articles in the Illinois ASBO Facility Magazine and presented at both the Illinois ASBO Annual Conference and at the Midwest Facilities Conference.

Dan Opels

Daniel J. Opels, CPMM, CPS

Ex. Dir./Facilities
Comm. Unit Sch. Dist. 300
(847) 532-6701

Former construction professional with a background in plumbing. 8 years experience in K-12 Facilities Management. Has received his CPMM and CPS certifications. Holds an MBA, two BA degrees, and various facilities-focused certifications.  Co-chair to the Illinois ASBO North Central Illinois Facilities Professionals Regional Group.  

Ken Roiland

Kenneth E. Roiland, CPMM, CPS

Dir./Facilities Management
Woodstock CUSD 200
(815) 338-3397

With over 12 years of facility management experience and numerous facility based certifications, including being certified as a CPMM trainer. In addition to his education and work experience, he has served as a co-chair to the North Central Illinois Facilities Professionals group and as the chairman for the Schools of Illinois Purchasing Cooperative.

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Kevin G. Weisenberger, CPMM

(815) 790-2608

He has earned certifications as a State of Illinois law enforcement officer, Office of the State Fire Marshall- Firefighter II and Dept. of Public Health-EMT. He currently works side-by-side with the "MCHS Facilities Team" as their manager and is certified as a CPMM trainer.

Facilities Certification Information

CPMM Certification

Information and registration details for the Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM) training and exam.


CPS Certification

Information and registration details for the Certified Plant Supervisor (CPS) training and exam.

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Certification Renewal

Time to renew your CPS or CPMM certification?  More information about the renewal process here.

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Facilities Certifications

Learn about available facilities certifications through Illinois ASBO.

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Facilities Certification FAQs

See whether you qualify, what the exam is like and get other program details.

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Facilities Operations Program

A new, consistent standard for the development of high quality school facilities professionals. This is a great way to earn points and keep up your certification! 

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Professional Development

Illinois ASBO Event Calendar

Event Calendar

See all the great professional development Illinois ASBO has to offer! 

Professional Development Committees

Professional Development Committees

Create learning opportunities and provide relevant content for Illinois ASBO. Share your knowledge in this collaborative environment by joining a PDC today!

Facilities Professionals Conference

Facilities Professionals Conference

Join your peers in a day of networking and learning each spring at the conference planned specifically to meet the needs of facilities professionals!