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GDAA Committees & Committee Members

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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
Staff Liaison: Jo Wise 

Committee Members:

  • Christie Rogers
  • Karla Knox-Gordon
  • Stephanie Collins
  • Steve Milano
  • Cammy Abel
  • Crystal Hawkey
  • Kelly Holcomb
  • Phillip Malone
  • Reisha Fleming
  • Sarah Hahn
  • Kayde Fitzpatrick
  • Scott Lloyd
  • Tyler Vanover
  • Anna Sexton 

Membership Committee

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

Chair: Kerry Duncan
Staff Liaison: Sue Feltner

Committee Members:

  • Steve Milano
  • Kristi Wagner
  • Tina Warner

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
  • Joe Colburn
  • Carol Prudden
  • Thomas Ellison

PROGRAM Committee

The Program Committee is responsible for planning the general meetings and special events.

Chair:  Carol Prudden
Staff Liaison: Sue Feltner

Committee Members:

  • Barbara Hardgraves
  • Steve Milano
  • Melissa Berling
  • Tyler Anderson
  • Denise Harrison
  • Anna Sexton
  • Scott Lloyd 
  • Dave Pennetti

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
  • Chuck Helton
  • Trisha Hendrickson
  • Greg Vale
  • Melissa Berling
  • Tyler Vanover
  • 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
  • Denise Harrison
  • Olivia Marko-Garrett
  • Paula Fleener
  • Steve Milano

TRADE SHOW COMMITTEE

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

Chair: Trisha Hendrickson
Staff Liaison: Sue Feltner

Committee Members

  • Tyler Anderson
  • Abby 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

SOCIAL MEDIA Committee

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

Chairs:  Kayde Fitzpatrick
Staff Liaison: Alyssa Hanson

Committee Members:

  • Sara Couch
  • Olivia Marko-Garrett
  • Tyler Vanover 
  • Crystal Hawkey 
  • Anna Sexton