Bay Area Apartment Association Presented with Community Leadership Award
The Health and Human Services Coordinating Council of Pinellas County (FL) presented their Community Leadership Award to the Bay Area Apartment Association on January 20, 2012. The award recognized BAAA for its Extraordinary Service to the Community. The Bay Area Apartment Association was an initial member of the Apartment Task Team for the Low Income Housing Leadership Network and has become a driving force in Pinellas County for rapid re-housing to assist families in need. Those accepting the award were Robert Griffiths (2009 & 2010 BAAA President and 2011 & 2012 BAAA Chair - Housing the Homeless Committee), Dana Hammond (2012 BAAA President), Susan Truesdale (2011 BAAA President and 2012 FAA President), Marc Rosenwasser (2010 NAA Chairman of the Board, 1998/1999 FAA President, 2001 & 2002 BAAA President, and 2012 Chair of the NAA Homeless for the Housing Task Force), Nena Gang (BAAA Executive Vice President) and Jeff Rogo (BAAA Government Affairs Director).