TAA Committees

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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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.
Stephanie Tripp
Stephanie Tripp
CAM, NALP, CAM-SH, CAPS Property Manager Berkshire Ninth Street (919)973-4777
Co-Chair
Brandon Negron
Brandon Negron
CAPS, HCCP, CP3, CPO Multifamily Sales Respresentative Impact Property Solutions (336)855-8300
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 Irene Butler at ibutler@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Amy Timocko
Amy Timocko
CAPS (336)207-2752
Co-Chair
Scott Marczewski
Scott Marczewski
Property Manager Hyde Park Apartments (919)467-0303
Co-Chair

Membership Committee

Meetings: Monthly; First Thursday at 9:30am

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 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 Vicki Franciosi at vfranciosi@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Laura Ryan
Laura Ryan
Assistant Manager Arium Weston (919)610-7656
Co-Chair
Steven Spears
Steven Spears
Business Development Manager Westlake Commercial (984)920-5554
Co-Chair

PR & Community Outreach Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Tuesday at 9:30am

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 Suzanne Pratt at spratt@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Ashley Davoli
Ashley Davoli
CAM, CFC, NC Real Estate Broker, SHRM-CP Vice President Full House Marketing (919)362-6282
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 2023, events will include After Work Networking, Trade Show & After Party, Golf Tournament, and Casino Night.

Email Swell Gutierrez at sgutierrez@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Stephanie Smith
Stephanie Smith
Account Executive CORT Furniture (919)899-9162
Co-Chair
Kim Hayworth
Kim Hayworth
CAM, CAPS, ACoM Regional Manager Greystar (919)796-9649
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.
Natasha Pinckney
Natasha Pinckney
NALP, CAM Community Manager Candour House
Co-Chair
Jake Sowell
Jake Sowell
Staffing Coordinator The Liberty Group (919)890-3829
Co-Chair

Housing Affordability Subcommittee (HASC)

Meetings: Monthly, First Friday at 9:30am

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 Kim Ratliff at kratliff@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Vail Barnes
Vail Barnes
Regional Manager Highmark Residential (919)398-3780
Co-Chair
Rasheemah Davis
Rasheemah Davis
Business Developement ADU Contractors (984)308-0208
Co-Chair

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Thursday at 9:30am

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
Kelly Hubbell
Kelly Hubbell
Executive Director Brownlee Whitlow & Praet, PLLC (919)863-6158
Co-Chair