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Rep. John Carney with the DAA

Senator Scott with Members of CAA

Pictured L-R: Marysa Raymond, Lynette Bland, Katie Chapman, Senator Tim Scott (SC), Wendy Tucker, Lisa Pelloni, Victoria Cowart

 

Senator Graham with Members of the Charleston Apartment Association

Members of the Charleston Apartment Association and the Apartment Association of Greater Columbia help kick off Senator Graham's campaign headquarters. (L-R Chris Carter, Ellen Hoffman, Senator Graham, Victoria Cowart)

 

Rep. Ann Wagner Tours St. Louis Apartment Community 

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) toured the South Summit Apartments to learn more about the apartment industry and meet with management and apartment residents on February 7. South Summit is managed by The Lipton Group, which is a member of the St. Louis Apartment Association. With Congresswoman Wagner (center) are (from left to right) Stephanie Walther, property manager; Shaveena Anderson; leasing consultant; Heather Barger, area director for The Lipton Group; Congresswoman Ann Wagner; Steve West, service manager; Mandi Randell, marketing director for The Lipton Group; Tara Wilson, assistant manager at another Lipton community; Stephanie Martinez; property manager at another Lipton community; and Karen Shymanski, association executive of the St. Louis Apartment Association.

 

NJAA meets with Rep. Pallone 

New Jersey Apartment Association

David Legow, Legow Management Company and Conor Fennessy, NJAA meet with Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ-06) to discuss current issues affecting the apartment industry.

 

     FCAA Meets with Rep. Crenshaw

First Coast Apartment Association

Laura Hulsey, MAA, Cynthia Haines, WRH Realty Services, Danielle Bush, Apartment Finder, Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL-04), Tracy Williams, WRH Realty Services, Katie Wrenn, Milestone Management, Peggy Queen, First Coast Apartment Association, Holly Jefferson, BG Staffing

 

Congressman Johnson Apartment Tour

Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX-03) Apartment Tour

Brad Forslund, Churchill Residential greets Congressman Johnson

 

Congressman Marchant tours Evergreen Farmers Branch

Congressman Kenny Marchant (R-TX-24) Apartment Tour

Kent Conine, NAHB, Robert Tinning, Churchill Residential, Congressman Marchant, Kathy Carlton, Apartment Association of Greater Dallas, Brad Forslund, Churchill Residential

 

Congressman Veasey at Pinnacle Park

Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) Apartment Tour

(L-R) David Mintz, Texas Apartment Association, Robert Tinning, Chuchill Residential, Perry Pillow, Apartment Association of Tarrant County, Congressman Veasey, Brad Forslund, Churchill Residential, Tony Sisk, Churchill Residential, Lisa Rogers, Churchill Residential 

 

NAA Members with Rep. Henry Cuellar

    San Antonio Apartment Association

(Left to right) Mark Hurley, Jill Welborn, Renetta Quintana (SAAA Board President), Congressman Henry Cuellar, Liz Johnson, Mike Rust, and Hector Morales Jr.

     Members of SAAA attended a business forum breakfast in San Antonio and had an opportunity to meet with Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) before the event kicked off. 

 

NAA Members with Rep. Al Green

Houston Apartment Association

     Aimee Arrington (L) with the Houston Apartment Association and Izzy Garcia (R) of Maintenance Supply HQ (and a MO resident) attended a Missouri City Leadership Lunch and had an opportunity to meet with Congressman Al Green (D-TX-09). 

 

SDCAA presented Congressman Brian Bilbray with the “Congress Member of the Year” Award for his political career in San Diego as a defender of the industry. John Modlin, 2012 President SDCAA; Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-CA-50); Carroll Whaler, 2012 President Elect SDCAA;  Alan Pentico, Executive Director SDCAA

San Diego County Apartment Association

SDCAA presented Congressman Brian Bilbray with the “Congress Member of the Year” Award for his political career in San Diego as a defender of the industry. John Modlin, 2012 President SDCAA; Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-CA-50); Carroll Whaler, 2012 President Elect SDCAA; Alan Pentico, Executive Director SDCAA

 

Chris Carter (left) representing the Charleston Apartment Association has a meeting with Congressman Mick Mulvaney over coffee to educate him on issues affecting the apartment industry.

Charleston Apartment Association

Chris Carter (left) representing the Charleston Apartment Association has a meeting with Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC-05) over coffee to educate him on issues affecting the apartment industry.

 (left to right) Chris Carter and Senator Jim DeMint

Charleston Apartment Association

(left to right) Chris Carter and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC)

Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (third from left) with Ronald Wineholt (AOBA), Kathy Howard (MMHA) and Lesa Hoover (AOBA).

Apartment and Office Building Association and Maryland Multi-Housing Association

Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) (third from left) with Ronald Wineholt (AOBA), Kathy Howard (MMHA) and Lesa Hoover (AOBA).

NAA Chair-Elect Alex Jackiw asks members of Congress about tax issues at the Democratic National Convention.Right: Members of Congress discuss real estate policy issues at the Democratic National Convention.

Democratic National Convention

Left: NAA Chair-Elect Alex Jackiw asks members of Congress about tax issues at the Democratic National Convention. Right: Members of Congress discuss real estate policy issues at the Democratic National Convention.

Members of Congress and industry leaders discuss housing policy at the Republican National Convention. NAA Chairman Jerry Wilkinson was one of the audience members questioning them on key issues.Members of Congress and industry leaders discuss housing policy at the Republican National Convention. NAA Chairman Jerry Wilkinson was one of the audience members questioning them on key issues.

Republican National Convention

Members of Congress and industry leaders discuss housing policy at the Republican National Convention. NAA Chairman Jerry Wilkinson was one of the audience members questioning them on key issues.

Jennings Snider, Rep. Sue Myrick’s Legislative Assistant Heather Whillier and Bo Proctor discuss a variety of apartment issues during their August visit.

August Recess

Jennings Snider, Rep. Sue Myrick’s Legislative Assistant Heather Whillier and Bo Proctor discuss a variety of apartment issues during their August visit.

Scott Wilkerson, Rep. Mel Watt, Tim Hose and Ken Szymanski talk about apartment industry priorities during their meeting.

Greater Charlotte Apartment Association & Apartment Association of North Carolina

Scott Wilkerson, Representative Mel Watt (D-NC-12), Tim Hose and Ken Szymanski talk about apartment industry priorities during their meeting.

 

Louisville Apartment Association NAA Vice President of Government Affairs Greg Brown and Louisville Apartment Association’s Gale Lively get a “photo op” with Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Louisville Apartment Association

NAA Vice President of Government Affairs Greg Brown and Louisville Apartment Association’s Gale Lively get a “photo op” with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

Bo Proctor, Tim Hose, Senator Kay Hagan’s Legislative Assistant Carrie Cook, Jim Simpson and Tim Dargusch meet during Congress’s August recess.

August Recess

Bo Proctor, Tim Hose, Senator Kay Hagan’s Legislative Assistant Carrie Cook, Jim Simpson and Tim Dargusch meet during Congress’s August recess.

Charleston Apartment Association Tori Stein, Victoria Cowart and Ellen Hoffman discuss apartment issues with South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott.

Charleston Apartment Association

Tori Stein, Victoria Cowart and Ellen Hoffman discuss apartment issues with South Carolina Representative Tim Scott.

Greater Lexington Apartment Association Sheila Pennington with the winners of the GLAA Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament benefitting NAAPAC.  Left to right:Sheila Pennington, GLAA Legislative Committee Chair, Leslie McClellan, 1st Place Winner GLAA Texas Hold Em, Brandon Cutwright, 2nd Place Winner GLAA Texas Hold Em

Greater Lexington Apartment Association

Sheila Pennington, GLAA Legislative Committee Chair, with the winners of the GLAA Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament benefitting NAAPAC Leslie McClellan: 1st Place Winner GLAA Texas Hold Em, and Brandon Cutwright, 2nd Place Winner GLAA Texas Hold Em. 

Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles

Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles

AAGLA President Rick Otterstrom, Executive Director Jim Clarke, Vice Presidents Ron Bowdoin and Joe Patel, and Directors Michael Millman and Arnie Corlin meet with House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, the House of Representative’s third ranking Republican. The group covered issues including solutions to the problems with Section 8 and the estate transfer tax in the Obama health care legislation.  Others at the meeting were Carol Chen, Elaine Hutchison from AACSC and Joe's daughter, Nikita.

Sandy Eckhardt and Brooke Mahoney shower Greg Brown with NAAPAC contributions from the Austin Apartment Association’s Board of Directors Meeting in March 2012.

Austin Apartment Association

Sandy Eckhardt, Milestone Management and AAA President Elect, and Brooke Mahoney, Greystar and AAA President, shower Greg Brown, National Apartment Association, with NAAPAC contributions from the Austin Apartment Association’s Board of Directors Meeting in March 2012.

Perry Pillow, Director of Government Affairs at AATC, in conversation with Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX-12) at a local fundraiser.

Apartment Association of Tarrant County 

Perry Pillow, Director of Government Affairs at AATC, in conversation with Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX-12) at a local fundraiser.

AAGD and HAA held their Annual Challenge Cup 2012 in May where AAGD retained the cup once again!

Apartment Association of Greater Dallas and Houston Apartment Association 

AAGD and HAA held their Annual Challenge Cup 2012 in May where AAGD retained the cup once again!

Event Highlights

2014 NAATV: Festivals of Colorado Opening Party

2014 NAATV: Festivals of Colorado Opening Party  

Food, drinks, networking and fun at the 2014 NAA Opening Party - Festivals of Colorado. It was a blast had by all!Bookmark www.naahq.org/educonf for save the date information for the 2015 NAA...