PMA Committees

 

Community Service Committee

Mission: Develop meaningful relationships with committee volunteers, member companies and non-profit organizations to maximize efforts impacting committee projects within the local community.

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.
  • Brian McQuaid
    Brian McQuaid
    Commercial Account Executive American Pest
    Chair
  • Gary Bollinger
    Gary Bollinger
    PR and Community Outreach Manager Van Metre Companies
    Vice-chair
  • Lew Shapiro, CAPS, ARM
    Lew Shapiro, CAPS, ARM
    Managing Member / Owner Shapiro & Company, LLC
    Board Liaison
  • Kandis Dwyer
    Kandis Dwyer
    Director of Membership, Sales & Engagement Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

Facilities & Maintenance Management Committee

Mission: Develop programs that help PMA members improve the maintenance and facilities operations of the properties they manage and provide forums for property management maintenance technicians, engineers and facility operations specialists to network, share information and enhance their knowledge and skill sets. 

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.
  • Hollis Phifer Jr.
    Hollis Phifer Jr.
    Regional Service Manager Horning
    Chair
  • John Lyons
    John Lyons
    Business Development Account Manager Katchmark Construction
    Vice-chair
  • Rosalynn Perry, CAPS
    Rosalynn Perry, CAPS
    Regional Vice President S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co.
    Board Liaison
  • Sarah A. Patterson
    Sarah A. Patterson
    Executive Director Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

Lobster Bake Committee

Mission: To provide PMA member organizations with an action-packed opportunity to network with their industry peers.

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. 
  • Carrie Ehart
    Carrie Ehart
    Director of Sales & Marketing Raine & Son, LLC
    Chair
  • Baraka Osei
    Baraka Osei
    Field Manager InterSolutions
    Vice-chair
  • Lew Shapiro, CAPS, ARM
    Lew Shapiro, CAPS, ARM
    Managing Member / Owner Shapiro & Company, LLC
    Board Liaison
  • Bianca Young
    Bianca Young
    Events Manager Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

Membership Committee

Mission: Recruit and retain members while providing a value proposition for their membership.

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.
  • Autumn Robinson
    Autumn Robinson
    Regional Property Manager Bernstein Management Corporation
    Chair
  • Terry Treadwell
    Terry Treadwell
    Vice President Pothole Repair.com
    Vice-chair
  • Tony Perichino, RPA
    Tony Perichino, RPA
    Vice President Questar Properties
    Board Liaison
  • Kandis Dwyer
    Kandis Dwyer
    Director of Membership, Sales & Engagement Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

PACE Awards Committee

Mission: To promote and recognize excellence in the management of multifamily residential communities in the national capital region.

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.
  • Amy Earp
    Amy Earp
    Chief Engagement Officer Beyond The Balloons Training & Consulting Services (A Division of eWrit Filings)
    Chair
  • Jennifer Rucker
    Jennifer Rucker
    VP LIVEbe Communities
    Vice-chair
  • Meredith Coules
    Meredith Coules
    Regional Vice President Bozzuto Management Company
    Board Liaison
  • Sarah A. Patterson
    Sarah A. Patterson
    Executive Director Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

PMEXPO Committee

Mission: To present the best trade show for the national capital property management industry.

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.
  • Christopher Wilmot
    Christopher Wilmot
    Regional Vice President Gates Hudson
    Chair
  • Adrianne Gracias
    Adrianne Gracias
    Director, Marketing Tri State Restorations, LLC
    Vice-chair
  • Rasheedah Ahmed, CAS
    Rasheedah Ahmed, CAS
    Senior Vice President InterSolutions
    Board Liaison
  • Bianca Young
    Bianca Young
    Events Manager Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

Program and Seminar Committee

Mission: To develop and offer programs that provide the best source of practical property management education in the national capital metropolitan area. The Program and Seminar Committee develops and executes General Membership Meeting programs, seminars, the educational content for PMEXPO and more.

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.
  • Melissa Mariotti
    Melissa Mariotti
    Regional Manager Mill Creek Residential
    Chair
  • Alla Shtipelman
    Alla Shtipelman
    Education and Development Director Kay Apartment Communities
    Vice-chair
  • Sami Satouri, RHU, CHHC
    Sami Satouri, RHU, CHHC
    President Quest Insurance
    Board Liaison
  • Sarah A. Patterson
    Sarah A. Patterson
    Executive Director Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison

Summer Escape Golf Committee

Mission: To present the industry’s best golf outing.

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. 
  • Larry E. Edmonds
    Larry E. Edmonds
    Commercial Account Manager American Pest
    Chair
  • Scott Raynor
    Scott Raynor
    Business Development Manager Ruppert Landscape
    Vice-chair
  • Tony Perichino, RPA
    Tony Perichino, RPA
    Vice President Questar Properties
    Board Liaison
  • Bianca Young
    Bianca Young
    Events Manager Property Management Association
    Staff Liaison