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PMA Committees and Councils

 

Membership Committee

Co-Chair: Melissa Barnwell (Kettler Management )
Co-chair: Amanda Ingle (Associates Plumbing, Inc.)

Responsibilities: Develops and implements PMA's annual membership recruitment efforts, reviews applications and implements retention programs. Organizes and presents PMA Member Orientations.

Opportunities: Learn how to develop and implement marketing programs. Develop your persuasion and presentation skills. Boost your creativity by finding new ways to reach out to potential PMA members.

Meetings: The Membership Committee typically meets the second Friday of the month at The Flats 8300 (8300 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD) at 10 a.m.

 

Melissa Barnwell Melissa Barnwell

Amanda Ingle Amanda Ingle

PACE Awards Committee

Co-Chair: Susie Sanin (Minkoff Company, Inc.)
Co-Chair: Lauren Hall (Legend Management)

Responsibilities: Manages PMA’s Apartment Community Excellence (PACE) Awards, the only program that recognizes excellence in multifamily management for the national capital area.

Opportunities: Develop organizational, marketing and event-planning skills while planning, promoting and organizing a PMA awards program.

Meetings: The PACE Awards Committee typically meets the third Wednesday of the month at Gables Residential (8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 650, McLean, VA 22102), at 10:30 a.m.

 

Susie Sanin

Lauren Hall Lauren Hall

Program and Seminar Committee

Co-Chair: Tracy Mack (Southern Management Corporation )
Co-Chair: Melissa Morvay (Greystar Management )

Responsibilities: Identifies meeting topics, finds speakers, and plans and organizes general membership meetings. Develops PMA's seminars, roundtables and other educational programs.

Opportunities: Recognize and proactively respond to the educational needs of the industry. Track trends, determine educational needs and interact with industry leaders.

Meetings: The Program and Seminar Committee typically meets the fourth Thursday of the month at The Flats 8300 (8300 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD) at 10 a.m.

 

Tracy MackTracy Mack

Melissa MorvayMelissa Morvay

PMEXPO Committee

Co-Chair: Felicia Douglas (Residency Bureau)
Co-Chair: Zakiya Kainu (Southern Management Corporation)

Responsibilities: Plans, manages and promotes PMEXPO. Oversees exhibitor training, auctions and special events. Determine the efficacy of a unique partnering marketing program between exhibitors and PMA. Determine the most significant operational needs of the industry and develop strategies to meet them.

Opportunities: Obtain event planning and marketing skills.

Meetings: The PMEXPO Committee typically meets the third Wednesday of the month at The Remy (7730 Harkins Rd, New Carrollton, MD 20784) at 1:30 p.m.

 

Felicia Douglas Felicia Douglas

Zakiya Kainu Zakiya Kainu

Community Service Committee

Chair: Elisabeth Kirk (TRC Engineering)
Co-Chair: Linda Silva (Creative Marketing Concepts)

Responsibilities: Capitalizes on PMA members' expertise to improve the quality of space where people live and/or work and provide mediums for members to serve their community.

Opportunities: Obtain marketing, motivation and public relations skills. Obtain a tremendous sense of personal satisfaction from helping those who are less fortunate.

Meetings: The Community Service Committee typically meets the first Wednesday of the month at Halpine View Apartments (The Lodge,13013 Crookston Lane, Rockville, MD 20851), at 1:30 p.m.

 

Elisabeth Kirk Elisabeth Kirk

Linda Silva Linda Silva

Summer Classic Committee

Co-Chair: Joe Scheffres (Scheffres Laundry Service)

Responsibilities: Plans and oversees the industry’s best golf, volleyball and spa outing.

Opportunities: Obtain event-planning skills, and develop and implement marketing programs.

Meetings: The Summer Classic Committee typically meets the second Wednesday of the month at The Aurora at North Bethesda Center (5401 McGrath Blvd, North Bethesda, MD 20852), at 1 p.m.

 

Joe Scheffres Joe Scheffres

 

August Social Committee

Co-Chair: Dani Bressler (Toepfer Construction Co., Inc.)   

Co-Chair: Ramona Drieu (Servpro of Rockville-Olney)

Responsibilities: Determines the theme and coordinates activities and sponsorships the must-attend PMA event of the summer.

Opportunities: Obtain event-planning skills, develop and implement marketing programs and develop and implement fundraising programs.

Meetings: The August Social Committee typically meets the third Tuesday of the month at The Aurora at North Bethesda Center (5401 McGrath Blvd, North Bethesda, MD 20852), at 11 a.m.

 

Dani Bressler Dani Bressler

Ramona Drieu Ramona Drieu

Holiday Ball Committee

Co-Chair: Mike Mathis (The Donaldson Group)
Co-Chair: Debra May (Millennium Marketing Solutions)

Responsibilities: Plans and conducts the industry's most spectacular and enjoyable holiday gala.

Opportunities: Obtain event-planning skills, develop and implement marketing programs, and develop and implement fundraising programs.

Meetings: The Holiday Ball Committee typically meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at The Remy (7730 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706), at 1 p.m.

 

Mike Mathis Mike Mathis

Debra May Debra May

Associate Membership Council

Chair: Carrie Ehart (Raine & Son, LLC) 301-864-1122/cehart@raineandson.com
Chair-Elect: Chuck White (Hawkins Electric Service, Inc.) 240-294-5648/chuck@hawkinselectric.com
Vice Chair: Debra May (Millennium Marketing Solutions) 301-725-8000/debra@mm4solutions.com

Responsibilities: Promotes and represents the interest of Associate Members in support of PMA's mission and provides Associate Members with professional development opportunities.

Opportunities: Make invaluable networking contacts that can lead to increased business. Expand your sales and presentation skills. Learn how to capitalize on opportunities in the property management industry.

 

Carrie Ehart Carrie Ehart

Chuck White Chuck White

Debra May Debra May

Marketing Council

Co-Chair: Susie Goldberg Rike (Southern Management Corporation)
Co-Chair: Holli Beckman (William C. Smith & Co., Inc.)

Responsibilities: Develops the program for the annual Leasing Summit. Creates networking opportunities for marketing professionals to exchange ideas, discuss common challenges and improve individual and corporate performance. Develops programs and educational offerings that provide practical marketing education. Oversees the annual Marketing and Advertising Excellence Awards program. Oversees the annual Leasing Professional Awards program).

Opportunities: Attend the Marketing Council's events to improve marketing skills, expand creative capabilities, and access a network of savvy, seasoned professionals that can serve as a resource for new idea generation and problem solving. 

Meetings: NA

 

Susie Goldberg Rike Susie Goldberg Rike

Holli Beckman Holli Beckman

Operations Council

Chair: Brian Bobitka (Shapiro & Duncan, Inc.)
Co-Chair: Jennifer Casey (The Donaldson Group)

Responsibilities: Develops the program for PMA’s annual maintenance summit. Creates networking opportunities for operations professionals to exchange ideas, discuss common challenges and improve individual and corporate performance. Develops programs that provide practical education. Oversees PMA’s Maintenance Professional Awards program that recognizes outstanding performance. Sponsors hands-on demonstrations of new technologies, products and applications that improve operating efficiencies and/or lower costs.

Opportunities: Recognize and proactively respond to the educational needs of building maintenance and operation personnel. Track trends, determine educational needs, expand creative capabilities, stay in touch with the latest resources and new technologies and interact with industry leaders.

Meetings: The Operations Council typically meets the second Thursday of the month at Bozzuto (6406 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, MD 20770), at 1 p.m.

 

Brian Bobitka Brian Bobitka

Jennifer Casey Jennifer Casey

Human Resources Council

Chair: Andrea Hewitt (Foulger-Pratt)

Responsibilities: Plans roundtable meetings and seminars on topics relevant to human resources and oversees the AOBA-PMA Wage and Benefit Survey.

Opportunities: Learn best HR practices used by property management firms in the national capital area; network with HR professionals employed in property management.

Meetings: NA

 

Andrea Hewitt Andrea Hewitt

 

PMA Toastmasters Club

President: Elisabeth Kirk (TRC Engineering)
VP Education: Kara Permisohn (Minkoff Company, Inc.)
 

Opportunities: PMA's Toastmasters Club helps PMA members develop communication and leadership skills.

Meetings: The Club typically meets every 2nd Tuesday of each month at The Aurora at North Bethesda Center (5401 McGrath Blvd, North Bethesda, MD 20852) and the 4th Tuesday of each month at (2001 Clarendon Apartments, Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201) 12:30 p.m.

Elisabeth Kirk Elisabeth Kirk

Kara Permisohn Kara Permisohn

 

 

 

If you'd like to participate on a PMA committee or council, email info@pma-dc.org or call 301-657-9200.