GDAA Committees & Committee Members

get involved.  join a committee!

There is no question that the best way to see a return on your investment with GDAA is to get involved, and one of the best ways to get involved is to join one of our committees. Whether your passion is legislative affairs or special events, there is something for everyone!

Typically, each committee meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at GDAA Headquarters. Unless otherwise noted, committee meetings are open to all members. If you would like to discuss your talents and how they could be best utilized at GDAA or if you would like to sign up to volunteer, please contact the GDAA staff liaison listed under each committee!

Thank you to those that work hard to make The Association great!


Committee List

Education committee

The Education Committee is responsible for organizing educational programs and seminars.

Chair: Jennifer Illanz
Co-Chair: Christie Rogers
Staff Liaison: Jo Wise 

Committee Members:

  • Christie Rogers
  • Karla Knox-Gordon
  • Stephanie Collins
  • Steve Milano
  • Cammy Abel
  • Crystal Hawkey
  • Kelly Holcomb
  • Sarah Hahn
  • Kayde Fitzpatrick
  • Anna Sexton 
  • Wendy Stone

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting and retaining GDAA Members.

Chair: Kerry Duncan
Staff Liaison: Genevieve Sanzi

Committee Members:

  • Steve Milano
  • Tina Warner
  • Amanda McCullough
  • Greg Vale
  • Holley Freeman

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

The Legislative Committee is responsible for monitoring and resolving legislative issues affecting the multi-housing industry on the local, state, and national levels.

Chair: Nate Fisher
Staff Liaison: Jo Wise

Committee Members:

  • Lloyd Cobble
  • Jim Ritterhoff
  • Sham Reddy
  • Solomon Parini
  • Alison Mendenhall
  • Marsha Grosmann
  • Carol Prudden
  • Thomas Ellison
  • Barbara Hargraves

Event Committee

The Event Committee plans and executes special events and General Meetings.

Co-Chairs:  Barbara Hardgraves and Sarah Hahn
Staff Liaison:
Genevieve Sanzi

Committee Members:

  • Steve Milano
  • Melissa Berling
  • Tyler Anderson
  • Anna Sexton
  • Scott Lloyd 
  • Carol Prudden
  • Holley Freeman
  • Jennifer Illanz

MAINTENANCE EDUCATION COUNCIL

The Maintenance Education Council is responsible for the education programs and workshops for service technicians.

Council Members:

Chair: Jacques Brose
Staff Liaison: Jo Wise

Committee Members:

  • Brian Quinlan
  • Kasey Martel
  • Trisha Hendrickson
  • Greg Vale
  • Melissa Berling
  • Mike Kiminas

GDAA RENT FOUNDATION COMMITTEE

The Rent Foundation is a non-profit, charity arm of the GDAA.  Through donations from GDAA Members and Sponsored Events, the Rent Foundation provides one family/resident a month with their rent as well as help with community disaster relief that affects the rental housing industry.

Chair: Tina Warner
Staff Liaison: Jo Wise

Committee Members:

  • Stephanie Collins
  • Bobbisue Harris
  • Olivia Marko
  • Paula Fleener
  • Steve Milano
  • Jennifer Illanz
  • Crystal Hawkey
  • Carol Prudden

TRADE SHOW COMMITTEE

The Trade Show Committee is responsible for planning the Annual Trade Show & Education Conference.

Chair: Trisha Hendrickson
Staff Liaison: Genevieve Sanzi

Committee Members

  • Tyler Anderson
  • Abbie Huffman
  • Christie Rogers
  • Derek Kincer

GOLF OUTING Committee

The Golf Outing Committee is responsible for planning the Spring Golf Outing.

Chairs: Olivia Marko-Garrett
Staff Liaison: Jo Wise

Committee Members:

  • Jennifer Holp
  • John Gruen
  • Paula Fleener
  • Kayde Fitzpatrick
  • Scott Lloyd

SOCIAL MEDIA Committee

The Social Media Committee is responsible for all Social Media Outreach.

Chairs:  Anna Sexton
Staff Liaison: Ally Montgomery

Committee Members:

  • Sara Couch
  • Kayde Fitzpatrick