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! Download the 2018 interest form below to get started!

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!

2018 INTEREST FORM


Education Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Third Tuesday at 9:30am

The Education Committee provides proactive oversight of TAA's education programs including planning round-tables, 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.
Paula Kotarakos
Paula Kotarakos
Property Manager Clairmont at Brier Creek (919)973-1280
Co-Chair
Derek Tarrant
Derek Tarrant
Manager of Operations - Carolinas Greystar (919)812-2746
Co-Chair
Kathy Woodard
Kathy Woodard
Community Manager Capital Creek at Heritage (919)556-1872
Co-Chair

Government Affairs Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Thursday at 9am

The Government Affairs Committee 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.
Katy Boone
Katy Boone
CAM Property Manager CrossTimbers Apartments (919)462-0046
Co-Chair
Craig Nardi
Craig Nardi
CPM Regional Property Manager S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. (919)413-8242
Co-Chair

Independent Rental Owners (IRO)

Meetings: Monthly; Second Thursday

The Independent Rental Owners Committee focuses on helping independent owners better manage their properties through education, networking, and sharing of technical knowledge. Meetings can be breakfast, lunch, or dinner gatherings that are suited to the schedules of the independent owners.

Email Candace Patrick at cpatrick@triangleaptassn.org or Josie Eatmon at jeatmon@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Michel Charbonnier
Michel Charbonnier
Owner MHP Holding, LLC (919)593-6355
Co-Chair
Tim Masters
Tim Masters
CAPS Owner Integrity Investment Partners, LLC (919)426-6635
Co-Chair

Membership Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Third Thursday at 9am

The Membership Committee 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 Candace Patrick at cpatrick@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Robyn Gastol
Robyn Gastol
Market Development Manager Trane Company (919)268-6747
Co-Chair
Elizabeth Godwin Riley
Elizabeth Godwin Riley
CAS Area Manager The Liberty Group (919)890-3829
Co-Chair

Products & Services Committee (PSC)

Meetings: Quarterly; Third Wednesday of January, April, August, & November at 9am

The Products & Services Committee (PSC) is comprised of Associate members while partnering with Owner/Operators for joint success. PSC is limited to TAA Associate member (Vendor/Supplier) companies.

Email Candace Patrick at cpatrick@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Chad Anderson
Chad Anderson
Field Installations Project Manager HD Supply - Facilities Maintenance (919)986-6309
Co-Chair
Chris Fortune
Chris Fortune
CAS Owner / Managing Partner Red Rhino Group (919)473-6477
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 service projects through Career Fairs and Charity Collection Events.

Email Meg Palumbo at mpalumbo@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Bret Smith
Bret Smith
Regional Manager First Communities (919)417-1357
Co-Chair
Akeshia Thomas
Akeshia Thomas
Business Development Representative SERVPRO of N Raleigh, Wake Forest & N Durham (919)685-2825
Co-Chair

Special Events Committee

Meetings: Monthly; Second Wednesday at 9am

The Special Events Committee fosters networking forums for the TAA membership through the development, planning and execution of various Association events. In 2018, events will include After Work Networking, Trade Show, Casino Night, Golf Tournament and Maintenance Mania/Service Appreciation.

Email Vicki Franciosi at vfranciosi@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Becki Hale
Becki Hale
Community Mananger The Carolinian (919)630-6969
Co-Chair
Cindy Nitschke
Cindy Nitschke
CAS Regional Sales Executive Valet Living, LLC (919)815-6019
Co-Chair

XCEL (New Professional's Network)

Meetings: Monthly; Third Wednesday at 9am

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 an outlet for continued involvement and growth within the industry.

Contact Meg Palumbo at mpalumbo@triangleaptassn.org for more information.
Rob Boggs
Rob Boggs
CAM Community Director Leigh House Apartments (919)867-3222
Co-Chair
Josh Scholl
Josh Scholl
Interiors Account Manager THS National, LLC (919)741-6229
Co-Chair
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