Higher Education Facilities Management Association (HEFMA) 2016

The Higher Education Facilities Management Association (HEFMA) is an independent association of facilities managers operating in the tertiary education sector in the Southern African region by promoting excellence in the planning, construction, maintenance, operations and administration of educational facilities.


To develop and maintain high quality standards in the management, maintenance, operation, planning, utilization and development of the physical infrastructure of higher education institution campuses.
To promote professional ideals and standards that would assure the best academic environment; and to engage in such other related activities as may be desirable or required to fulfill the objectives of the organization.
To provide the best professional service to Higher Education through constant education, information and resource creation.
HEFMA subscribes to the following values:
  • HEFMA is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. No part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to its directors, officers, other private individuals, or organizations organized and operated for profit.
  • The organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes as herein above stated.
  • No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall involve the carrying on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation.
  • The organization shall not participate in or intervene in any political action or campaign.