If you would like more information on joining IEHA, visit the main IEHA site at www.ieha.org. Also, you are welcome to learn more about our chapter by attending our next meeting.
The Benefits of Membership
As with any professional organization, numerous benefits come with membership. Education, networking and fellowship are the primary benefits, along with additional advantages, which include receipt of Executive Housekeeping Today magazine, attending the annual convention, partnership with the HousekeepingChannel.com, and access to the technical questions hotline, resource library, exclusive publications and member discounts.
What does an IEHA membership do for you?
IEHA offers great member discounts on resource books and videos through
our online store, our highly-acclaimed Self-Study Program, Hertz car rental,
LifeLock - the leading provider of identity theft protection, and Green Seal's GS-42 - a standard for cleaning services that utilizes sustainable
products, practices, and equipment.
Educational Conference & Convention
IEHA holds an international convention in conjunction with
America annually. By attending our convention you will have the chance to
see the newest innovations within the cleaning industry, attend insightful
seminars, and network with thousands in the cleaning industry.
With hundreds of books, videos, and consultants at your fingertips, IEHA is
the single source for all you could ever want to know about managing and
cleaning in any facility type.
Members are eligible to receive a confidential newsletter weekly that
contains job openings submitted to IEHA by companies both domestic and
foreign, as well as peruse job listings online.
IEHA offers opportunities to assume leadership roles at the chapter and
With over 75 chapters internationally, you have the opportunity to meet
with other members in your area and network with others within the
cleaning industry around the globe. Our main site makes it easy to network with
your peers through IEHA Unify, a social networking tool, focused on
individuals involved in facility management, that allows you to post a profile
about yourself, discover persons who share your challenges, communicate
with other members, exchange tips and useful info, and much more.
Education is the top priority at IEHA.
- IEHA's Professional Education Credentialing Programs - to gain certification or
continue your education. The two special credentials offered, R.E.H.
(Registered Executive Housekeeper) and C.E.H. (Certified Executive
Housekeeper), are a prerequisite for many industry positions.
- IEHA's Frontline Program - to help managers train their staff
- Certified and Registered Executive Housekeeper designations
- IEHA's sponsored seminars and workshops
- Continuing education articles, videos and on-line training
- Scholarships - available on an annual basis
IEHA Hawaii Chapter members renewed their certification on Jan. 26, 2011. Participants included: (seated, from left) Flora Bumanglag, Emelia Layugan, Esther Tabion, Melendrina Manuel; (standing, from left) Rizalina Ancheta, Anita Vergara, Glorita Soriano, Pauline Galera, Karina Villarroel, Juana Barit and Leonida Lumantas.
Outrigger housekeepers pose with former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann. From left: Jo-Ann Yonamine, Cindy Castillo, Susie Coloma, Barbara Lam, Mufi Hannemann, Ivy Kwok, Gloria Daoang and Myra Kuboyama.
Aloha and mahalo to John Yamamoto, chapter president (2009-2011), for his dedication and leadership. John has been a member since 2003 and is the executive housekeeper of the Park Shore Waikiki Hotel, an Aqua Hotels & Resorts property.
Executive Housekeeping Today
IEHA's monthly publication is one of the most comprehensive housekeeping
journals in the world - it contains regulatory updates and informative articles
to keep you up-to-date on industry hot topics and developments, and is
included with your membership. In addition
to receiving a print version of the magazine as a member of IEHA, you will
also receive a virtual version of the magazine sent straight to your e-mail.
Technical Question Hotline
Have a question about a particular product or issue you're experiencing at
your facility? Then call (800) 200-6342! While some technical questions have
too many variables for us to answer explicitly, we can provide you with
numerous resources for you to make your own determination.