GFAA Committees

2021 Committees

Do you want to be more involved in the Greater Fayetteville Apartment Association? Consider joining a committee and be a part of strategic planning in your favorite area of interest; have your voice and ideas heard!! Email us at to get invited to the next meeting.

Note: All Committee and Board meetings are virtual for the duration of COVID-19.
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Committee Descriptions

Vendor Council

Major planning of, and not limited to, Tradeshow and Maintenance Mania. Assist in getting sponsors involved in these events; and be cost effective and explore options to better them in the future. Gets the Supplier Members involved and engaged, collect their feedback from the events.

Monthly meetings: First Wednesday, 10 a.m. at Addison Ridge
Chairperson: Kris Kenney


Takes on the promoting of the GFAA, upcoming events and social media. Work together to create new ideas for contests, flyers, posts, etc to promote attendance for all functions hosted by the GFAA. Grow the number of likes, followers, connections and exposure of all online outlets, to include the website. Assists in planning smaller events throughout the year.

Monthly meetings: Second Tuesday, 9 a.m. at Addison Ridge
Chairperson: Lauren Gibbs

Governance/Bylaws and Policies

Promote advocacy for GFAA, AANC and NAA, & the PAC’s. Grow awareness of the Membership of what these entities do for us and gain support. Promote AANC Leg & Edu Conference in Raleigh annually, and always keep Members aware of any pending legislative concerns that may need our action throughout the year. Drafts policies, procedures, and Bylaws changes as needed.

Monthly meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 1 p.m. at Reserve at Carrington Place
Chairperson: Jonathan Elliot


Planning of designation courses, maintenance certification classes, and research relevant topics and speakers for seminars. Collect quotes from instructors and ideas for venues, collaborate with finance committee regarding cost. Keep annual calendars to track dates, deposits, speakers, venues, times etc, Calendars upon completion should go to Publicity committee to promote. Collect input from members for future planning recommendations and interests. Assist in any other details related to planning for these courses, and makes Education Sponsor(s) aware so they are present for all classes.

Monthly meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Reserve at Carrington Place
Co Chairs: Karen Perkins and Emilie Williamson

Community Outreach

Promotes the needs of the annual charity of the year. Creates a relationship with the charity, invite them to our functions and get the members involved in supporting their needs. Draft plan for drives and other ways to assist the charity throughout the year, make their presence and our relationship with them known throughout our counties. Also promotes the growth and awareness of the GFAA at various local events in our market.

Monthly meetings: Second Wednesday, 10 a.m. at Westlake at Morganton
Chairperson: Ericka Peterson


Main focus is retention and growth. Assists with the needs of current members, helps collect business cards and turn into Exec Dir to keep records current of all staff at all communities and businesses, get feedback from events and classes to assist Education and Events in future planning. Help the current members see a value for their membership. Network in our 6 counties to find new Member prospects, talk up the GFAA with any other relevant business that you come in contact with. Draft new networking events to get people together, and ideas for Membership Drive.

Monthly meetings: Second Wednesday, 11 a.m. at Westlake at Morganton
Co-Chairs: Brenda Leidholdt and Stephanie Reeser

Diversity and Inclusion

Kicking off in September 2020, attending all training offered by NAA on these topics, revitalizing GFAA scholarship, discussions on how to better the GFAA and members in these areas, planning for 2021.

Monthly meetings: Fourth Thursday, 1 p.m.
Chairperson: Nana Bentsi-Enchill

Attendance Policy
Committee Members should not miss more than (3) consecutive meetings. If attendance is not regular, a committee person can be removed by the Chairperson for lack of participation. Meetings will be in person, and also available via conference calling.