GFAA 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 info@mygfaa.org for your invitation to the next meeting.

Committees meet monthly. During the odd months (January, March, May, July, September, and November), committees will meet once a month individually via Zoom. During the even months (February, April, June, August, and October), committees will meet once a month for an in-person meeting followed by a networking social or Night of Networking event. Note: meeting dates are subject to change. Be sure to watch for your committee email for any date or time changes. 

Attendance Policy
Committee Members should not miss more than (3) consecutive meetings. If attendance is not consistent, a committee person can be removed by the Chairperson for lack of participation.    Meetings may be in-person, virtual or hybrid, depending on the current metrics of COVID.            Check your email for updates.

Committee Descriptions

Supplier Council

Takes on all planning of, and not limited to, the annual Trade Show and Maintenance Mania, Night of Networking, and Maintenance and Supplier Appreciation Events. Assists in getting sponsors involved in these events; and is cost-effective by exploring options to better these events in the future. Gets the Supplier Members involved and engaged, and collects their feedback from the events. Polls them to see their wants and needs to help their businesses grow.

Odd Month Meeting Dates: January 31 at 11 AM; other dates coming soon
Even Month Meeting Dates (4 PM - 6 PM): February 22, April 19, June 21, August 23, October 19
Chair: Brenda Leidholdt
Co-Chair: Kelby Berling


Membership Outreach

Takes on the promotion of the GFAA as a whole, and all of its upcoming events, classes, etc on social media. Works together to create new ideas for contests, flyers, posts, and more to promote attendance. Grows the number of likes, followers, connections, and exposure of all online outlets. Assists in planning other social events throughout the year, like the Annual Holiday Party.

Main focus is member retention and the growth of the GFAA. Assists with the needs of current members works on target marketing, helps collect contacts (current and prospective) and turns them into Executive Director to keep records, and gets feedback from events and classes to assist in the future planning of Education and Events. Helps the current members see the value of their membership with Member Orientation and being an Ambassador for the new members. Network in our 6 counties to find new prospects, and talk up the GFAA with any other relevant business that you come in contact with. Plans networking events to get people together through the spring and summer, attend Chambers and Realtors events for exposure year-round, and brainstorms ideas and executes the annual Membership Drive.   

Promotes the needs of the annual charity of the year. Creates a relationship with the charity, invites them to our functions, and gets the members involved in supporting their needs, from donations, items, and volunteer time in person. Drafts plans for drives and promotes the charity's events throughout the year makes 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.

Odd Month Meeting Dates (4 PM - 5 PM): March 22, May 24, July 26, September 27, November 29
Even Month Meeting Dates (4 PM - 6 PM):
February 22, April 19, June 21, August 23, October 19
Co-Chairs: Kristen Micallef, Brandi Moran, and Sarah Pfeffer


Governance/Bylaws and Policies

Promotes advocacy for GFAA, AANC and NAA, & the PAC’s. Grows awareness amongst the Membership of what these entities do for us and gains support. Responds to Legislative Calls to Action. Promotes and attends AANC Legislative & Education Conference in Raleigh annually, and always keeps Members aware of any pending legislative concerns that may need our action throughout the year. Drafts policies, procedures, and Bylaws changes as needed.

Odd Month Meeting Dates (1 PM - 2 PM): March 28, May 23, July 25, September 26, November 28
Even Month Meeting Dates (4 PM - 6 PM): February 22, April 19, June 21, August 23, October 19
Chair:
Karen Perkins
Co-Chair: Jonathan Elliot


Education

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

Odd Month Meeting Dates (11 AM - Noon): March 22, May 24, July 26, September 27, November 29
Even Month Meeting Dates (4 PM - 6 PM):
February 22, April 19, June 21, August 23, October 19
Chair:
 Jennifer Pittman


Diversity and Inclusion

Committee members have attended training offered by NAA on these topics, created and continue annually to develop the GFAA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship and brainstorm how to better educate the GFAA members in these areas, raise awareness, and offer training classes to make us more diverse.                                     
Odd Month Meeting Dates (3 PM - 4 PM): March 23, May 25, July 27, September 28, November 30
Even Month Meeting Dates (4 PM - 6 PM):
February 22, April 19, June 21, August 23, October 19
Chair:
 Nana Bentsi-Enchill