GLHN was recognized with the special designation of Strategic Business Partner based on the level of participation in the association’s projects and programs. GLHN is a longtime supporter of the Rocky Mountain Region APPA. The award was presented at the annual conference in San Francisco on July 21-23, 2017. APPA is a professional organization representing educational facilities leaders and includes officers, directors, and managers throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. More than 600 professionals attended the conference to discuss the most current and pressing challenges facing educational facilities.