PMA's Committees investigate, discuss and make decisions on particular matters specific to the committees' mission. Committees are comprised of a collective of active PMA members.
Community Service Committee
Responsibilities: Assess the needs of the local community to determine where assistance is most needed.
Opportunities: Obtain marketing, motivation and public relations skills. Achieve sense of personal satisfaction from helping those who are less fortunate.
Meetings: The Community Service Committee meets virtually on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. until further notice.
Facilities & Maintenance Management Committee
Responsibilities: 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 Facilities & Maintenance Management Council meets virtually on the second Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. until further notice.
Lobster Bake Committee
Responsibilities: Determines the theme and coordinates activities and sponsorships for the must-attend PMA event of the late summer/fall.
Opportunities: Obtain event-planning skills, develop and implement marketing programs, and fundraising programs.
Meetings: The Lobster Bake Committee meets virtually on the third Thursday of the month at 11 a.m.
Responsibilities: Develops and implements PMA's annual membership recruitment efforts, reviews and implements retention programs. Organizes PMA's annual kickoff meeting and member-centered roundtables. The goal is to recruit and retain members while providing a value proposition for their membership.
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 meets virtually on the fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. until further notice.
PACE Awards Committee
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 meets virtually on the second Friday of the month at 10 a.m. until further notice.
Responsibilities: Plans, manages and promotes PMEXPO. Oversees exhibitor training, auctions and special events. Evaluates unique partnering marketing program between exhibitors and PMA. Determines 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 meets virtually on the second Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.
Program and Seminar Committee
Responsibilities: Identifies topics and instructors for various educational programs. 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 meets virtually on the fourth Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. until further notice.
Summer Escape Golf Committee
Responsibilities: Coordinates and oversees activities and sponsorships.
Opportunities: Obtain event-planning skills, develop and implement marketing and fundraising programs.
Meetings: The Summer Escape Committee meets virtually on the second Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m.