TAA Committees

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The Triangle Apartment Association needs you!

We rely on our volunteers to help make our Association a success. With 8 different committees, you're sure to find one that suits your interests. Please read the descriptions carefully to decide where your skills can best be utilized and where your interests lie. Feel free to attend a meeting or two before committing!

Owner/Operators and Supplier Members are encouraged to participate! Once you've decided on a committee (or two) to try, check out the Committee Meeting Calendar to view upcoming meeting dates! Click the button below to express your interest in a committee.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Thursday at 9am (new committee in 2022)

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee will lead TAA’s DEI initiatives to promote awareness and provide resources and guidance that members can apply within the Association network and the work environment to forward diversity, equity and inclusion in the Triangle multifamily housing space.

Email Josie Eatmon at jeatmon@triangleaptassn.org for more information on this committee.
Kelli Lea
Kelli Lea
CAM, NAAEI Regional Property Manager Greystar (919)703-4036
Co-Chair
Danielle Parker
Danielle Parker
CAM , CAPS Senior Community Manager West Village Apartments (984)245-0006
Co-Chair

Education Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Date Varies (See Committee Calendar); at 9:30am

The Education Committee provides proactive oversight of TAA's education programs including planning roundtables, providing input on classes, seminars, workshops, and oversees TAA's Leadership of Excellence Program. This committee promotes the TAA Education Scholarship Fund and conducts annual fundraisers.

Email Suzanne Pratt at spratt@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Mary Batten
Mary Batten
CAPS Regional Director Bell Partners, Inc. (336)232-1978
Co-Chair
Tara Gerberich
Tara Gerberich
CAS Regional Sales Manager BG Multifamily (919)573-0556
Co-Chair

Government Affairs Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Third Wednesday at 9am

The Government Affairs Committee meets monthly and monitors municipal, county, state, and national legislation that impacts the rental housing industry. The Committee frequently hosts elected officials and senior municipal staff at their meetings. Members of this committee help identify and set the advocacy agenda for the year, while developing a strong network with industry leaders and policy makers.

Email Dustin Engelken at dengelken@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Stephen A. Kenney
Stephen A. Kenney
Vice Presdent Kenney Properties (919)844-1141
Co-Chair
Amy Timocko
Amy Timocko
CAPS Regional Vice President Hawthorne Residential Partners, Inc. (336)207-2752
Co-Chair

Housing Affordability Subcommittee (HASC)

Meetings: Monthly, First Wednesday at 3:00pm

The Housing Affordability Subcommittee (HASC) will provide guidance and recommendations to the Government Affairs Committee on issues related to both Affordable Housing and housing affordability. The group will focus on developing the Association’s responses to pending public policy and regulatory issues that affect housing affordability, as well as working to advance a proactive agenda of measures which seek to address affordability issues.

The HASC is open to all members to join, and there is no requirement to participate in the Government Affairs Committee to get involved. Email Dustin Engelken at dengelken@triangleaptassn.org for more information.

Membership Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Third Thursday at 9am

The Membership Committee meets monthly and is responsible for Recruiting, Rewarding and Retaining the association’s members. This committee plans, promotes and leads an annual Membership Drive campaign, including selecting a theme, establishing goals, and creating teams to participate in community visits. The Membership Committee hosts a Volunteer Appreciation event to reward our active volunteers for all their hard work. The Ambassador Program is run from this committee and serves to focus on new member orientation efforts by serving as “buddies” throughout the year to members who may want guidance on using association benefits.

Email Susan Williams at swilliams@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Chelsea Bell
Chelsea Bell
NALP Training Specialist Grubb Properties (919)495-5571
Co-Chair
Lolita Wald
Lolita Wald
TAA Leadership Of Excellence Progarm Award Showroom District Manager CORT Furniture (919)525-8850
Co-Chair

PR & Community Outreach Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Tuesday at 9am

The Public Relations and Community Outreach Committee is responsible for promoting TAA to the general public and creating brand recognition of our Association and industry. The committee spearheads the Association's ongoing outreach and community service projects.

Email Susan Williams at swilliams@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Ashley Davoli
Ashley Davoli
CAM, CFC, NC Real Estate Broker, SHRM-CP Director of Operations Full House Marketing (919)362-6282
Co-Chair
Ashley O'Connor
Ashley O'Connor
MSW Assistant Regional Manager King Properties, Inc. (716)581-2071
Co-Chair

Special Events Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Wednesday at 9am

The Special Events Committee meets monthly and fosters networking forums for the TAA membership through the development, planning and execution of various Association events. In 2022, events will include Trade Show, After Work Networking, Drive Shack, Golf Tournament, and TOPS Awards.

Email Vicki Franciosi at vfranciosi@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Sydney Bryan
Sydney Bryan
CAS Talent Acquisition Advisor Greystar (984)884-1141
Co-Chair
Cindy Nitschke
Cindy Nitschke
CAS Director of Sales BG Multifamily (919)815-6019
Co-Chair

XCEL Committee

Meetings: Monthly; First Wednesday at 9am

By building tomorrow's leaders through social engagement, professional development, and community service, XCEL strives to unite new professionals in the Multifamily Housing Industry. XCEL's goal is to serve as a medium for continued involvement and growth within the industry.

Check out blog posts written by XCEL committee members on the TAA Blog! www.triangleaptassn.org/blog/xcel-committee

Email Vicki Franciosi at vfranciosi@triangleaptassn.org for more information on this committee.
Heather Crowley
Heather Crowley
CAM Operations Support Analyst Bell Partners, Inc. (336)232-1918
Co-Chair
Bobby High
Bobby High
Executive Account Manager Carolina Sweepers (984)920-7449
Co-Chair