Have a Voice & Make an Impact
Committees are one of the best ways to get involved in your association! When you join a committee you are able to network with other industry professionals, expand your reach, utilize your skills have a blast, give back and make an impact.
If you would like to see if one of our committees is a good fit for you, email the chairperson or Sabrina, the Director of Membership & Business Development to find out a bit more and see when the next meeting is.
The Advocacy Committee monitors all branches of government in the 11-county AAA service area to identify issues and policy actions that impact the rental housing community. As the focal point for deliberations on AAA's public policy agenda, the committee discusses trending local issues and policies that affect rental housing providers and industry and proposes actions and official industry positions on important topics. Federal and state issues and topics are also monitored and discussed.
The Advocacy Committee also ensures AAA viewpoints are represented to the State and National Legislative Committees via AAA-appointed members to those bodies as well as appearing before them to communicate directly. In addition, within the Advocacy Committee is the Apartment PAC (Political Action Committee) subcommittee.
The Emerging Insights & Opportunities Committee monitors market trends and emerging issues, identifies the potential impact on the industry, and gauges current and new technology for problem-solving and innovative purposes. The committee also explores opportunities to advance the interests of our organization and industry by bringing new ideas to the Council and Board.
Meets: Every-other-month January to August. Meetings increase to monthly (or more) when the committee’s focus shifts to the annual D.O.C. Drive, September – November.
The Brand Integration committee ensures adherence to brand standards and full and effective brand expression in all products and services. This committee is open to all members and meets quarterly.
The Resource Development Committee monitors and adjusts revenue sources, evaluates revenue opportunities, and assesses membership and dues structure & pricing.
The Budget & Investments Committee routinely monitors the financial health of the Austin Apartment Association and assists the Board in fulfilling oversight responsibilities for financial reporting, and internal and external audit controls. The Committee recommends financial policies that support the Association’s assets, vision, mission, and strategy, as well as aid in the annual budget process.
The Governance Committee oversees the Board nominations and elections process, board on-boarding, and development initiatives and monitors volunteer leadership development and compliance.