Organizational Structure
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VAMA Board of Directors

VAMA's Board of Directors is the principal body responsible for overseeing all aspects of the state-wide association. Responsibilities of the board include:
  • Determining the organization's mission and purpose.
  • Providing proper financial oversight.
  • Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability.
  • Ensuring effective organizational planningProviding support to VAMA affiliate chapters and reviewing their operations to ensure VAMA's mission is carried forward at a local level.
  • Enhancing the organization's public standing.
  • Determining, monitoring, and strengthening the organization's programs and services.


VAMA Governance Committee

Governance committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of 1 chair and 1 owner/manager member appointed by each VAMA Chapter.  Under no circumstances shall the chair be counted as a Chapter appointment
  • In the event a Chapter fails to appoint an owner/manager member to the committee the VAMA President may appoint an individual on their behalf.
  • All appointees to the committee must be members of the VAMA Board of Directors and members of their Local Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be chaired by the VAMA Past President and it shall be mandatory for the VAMA Vice-President to serve on this committee as an at-large Presidential appointment to the committee.  Under no circumstance shall the VAMA Past President or VAMA Vice-President be counted as a chapter appointment.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The governance committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Development of Chapter guidelines and requirements.
  • Reviewing the governance of VAMA and evaluating the governance of VAMA’s Chapters.
  • Development of materials and training to better facilitate effective governance of VAMA and its Chapters.
  • Reviewing VAMA’s by-laws.


VAMA Legislative Committee

Legislative committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by an owner/manager VAMA Board Member appointed by the VAMA President.  Under no circumstances shall the chair be counted as a Chapter appointment.
  • Each VAMA Chapter shall appoint 1 owner/manager member to the committee for every 20,000 units reported by the chapter.  In the event a chapter does not contain 20,000 units said chapter shall be entitled to only 1 committee seat.
  • In the event a Chapter fails to appoint an owner/manager member to the committee the VAMA President may appoint an individual on their behalf.
  • The committee shall also be comprised of 2 at-large owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the VAMA President.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The legislative committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Evaluating VAMA’s lobbying efforts.
  • Reviewing VAMA’s legislative strategy and legislation that may affect the rental multi-family housing industry.
  • Providing networking opportunities for members with government officials / legislators.
  • Working with National Apartment Association to promote legislative advocacy efforts on behalf of the rental multi-family housing industry both inside and outside of Virginia.


VAMA Membership Committee

Membership committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by 1 owner/manager VAMA Board Member appointed by the VAMA President.  Under no circumstances shall the chair be counted as a Chapter appointment.
  • Each VAMA Chapter shall appoint 1 owner/manager member to the committee.
  • In the event a Chapter fails to appoint an owner/manager member to the committee the VAMA President may appoint an individual on their behalf.
  • The committee shall also be comprised of 2 at-large owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the VAMA President.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The public relations committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The development and continued review of VAMA’s Mission
  • The development of VAMA’s message to multi-family rental housing professionals about the importance of association involvement.
  • The development of VAMA’s message to current VAMA members.
  • Engage current membership and grow participation the organization.
  • Exploring partnership opportunities with other professional organizations.
  • Outreach Marketing.
  • Growing VAMA’s membership base.


VAMA Budget and Finance Committee

Budget and Finance committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by the VAMA Treasurer.  Under no circumstances shall the chair be counted as a Chapter appointment.
  • The VAMA Secretary shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Budget and Finance Committee.  Under no circumstances shall the chair or the VAMA Secretary be counted as a Chapter appointment.
  • Each VAMA Chapter shall appoint 1 owner/manager member to the committee.
  • In the event a Chapter fails to appoint an owner/manager member to the committee the VAMA President may appoint an individual on their behalf.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Budget and Finance committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Oversight of VAMA Financials.
  • Establishing financial and investment policies for the association.
  • Reviewing Chapter submitted budgeting and financial distribution request.
  • Awarding scholarships to VAMA member candidates for NAA designation programs.
  • Awarding scholarships for the Virginia Tech Residential Property Management Program.
  • Marketing VAMA scholarships programs to VAMA affiliates and members.


VAMA Conference Committee

Conference committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by owner/manager member chair appointed by the VAMA President.  Under no circumstances shall the chair be counted as a Chapter appointment.
  • Each VAMA Chapter shall appoint 1 owner/manager member to the committee for every 20,000 units reported by the chapter.  In the event a chapter does not contain 20,000 units said chapter shall be entitled to only 1 committee seat.
  • In the event a Chapter fails to appoint an owner/manager member to the committee the VAMA President may appoint an individual on their behalf.
  • The committee shall also be comprised of up to 4 at-large owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the VAMA President.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The conference committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of VAMA’s annual conference.
  • Evaluating potential conference speakers.
  • Conference budget preparation and financial performance review
  • All marketing efforts related to the VAMA annual conference.
 

BRAC Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of 12 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Nominating Committee for a term of 2 years with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • One committee member shall serve as Chair of the committee and one committee member shall serve as Vice-Chair of the committee.
  • Committee terms shall be structured so that no more than 6 terms expire per year.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 75% owner/manager members.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of the chapter’s annual calendar of events.
  • Membership development within the chapter.
  • The marketing of all chapter events.
  • Ensuring the chapter is operating in accordance with any operational standards as outlined by VAMA’s Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the chapter’s budget and the submission of such budget to the VAMA Budget and Finance Committee no later than September 30th of each year.
  • Appointing Advisory Committee members to the VAMA Board of Directors and appointment of individuals to VAMA Committees consistent with the representation structure as outlined in VAMA’s by-laws and this policy manual.


BRAC Education & Events Committee

BRAC Education & Events Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by an owner/manager BRAC Advisory Committee member appointed by the BRAC Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The committee shall be comprised of a Committee Chair and 6 owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the BRAC Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The BRAC Advisory Committee Chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of BRAC's membership events and educational offerings.
  • Evaluating potential educational or event speakers.
  • Budget preparation and financial performance review for all events and educational offerings.
  • All marketing efforts related to BRAC events and educational offerings.


BRAC Website / Internet Listing Service (ILS) Committee

Website / ILS Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by an owner/manager BRAC Advisory Committee member appointed by the BRAC Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The committee shall be comprised a Committee Chair and 5 owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the BRAC Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The BRAC Advisory Committee Chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The BRAC ILS Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • General oversight of BRAC's ILS.
  • The development of enhancements to the ILS so that it remains a industry competitive site for the listing of rental housing.


BRAC Supplier Council

BRAC Supplier Council makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by a Supplier BRAC Advisory Committee member appointed by the BRAC Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The committee shall be comprised of the Committee Chair and 4 supplier members appointed by the BRAC Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The BRAC Advisory Committee Chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The BRAC Supplier Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The development and maintenance of relationships between supplier members and owner/manager members of the association.
  • Increasing the financial and personal return on investment for supplier members participating within the association.
  • The development of supplier based ideas and programs to improve the engagement of owner/manager members within the association.


BRAC Chapter Nominating Committee

By October 31st of every year each in accordance with section 8.17-2 BRAC's Advisory Committee Chair shall appoint a nominating committee to oversee the selection of members to the Chapter’s Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee's Chair and the Advisory Committee's Vice Chair.

Nominating Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 3 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • Nominating committee members must be currently serving members of the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 66% owner/manager members.
  • The Advisory Committee chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee nomination committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Sending to the chapter’s members a call for Advisory Committee nominations each calendar year.
  • Ensuring the chapter’s Advisory Committee makeup is a robust mix of established volunteer leaders and new volunteer leaders.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a slate of Advisory Committee members for the upcoming year.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a proposed Advisory Committee chair and vice chair for the upcoming year.  Such individuals shall be selected from currently serving Advisory Committee members.
  • Suggesting to the incoming Advisory Committee chair potential appointees to all chair appointed committees.


CVAA Advisory Committee

Each Chapter of the Virginia Apartment Management Association shall have a Chapter Advisory Committee.

Advisory Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 12 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Nominating Committee for a term of 3 year with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • One committee member, as chosen by the chapter's nominating committee, shall serve as chair of the committee and one committee member, as chosen by the chapter's nominating committee, shall serve as vice-chair of the committee.
  • Committee terms shall be structured so that no more than 4 terms expire per year.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 75% owner/manager members.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of the chapter’s annual calendar of events.
  • Membership development within the chapter.
  • The marketing of all chapter events.
  • Ensuring the chapter is operating in accordance with any operational standards as outlined by VAMA’s Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the chapter’s budget and the submission of such budget to the VAMA Budget and Finance Committee no later than September 30th of each year.
  • Appointing Advisory Committee members to the VAMA Board of Directors and appointment of individuals to VAMA Committees consistent with the representation structure as outlined in VAMA’s by-laws and this policy manual.


CVAA Education & Events Committee

CVAA Education & Events Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by the CVAA Advisory Committee Vice-Chair, unless impractical to do so.
  • The committee shall be comprised of the Committee Chair and 8 owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the CVAA Advisory Committee Chair for a term of 1 year with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • The CVAA Advisory Committee Chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of CVAA's membership events and educational offerings.
  • Evaluating potential educational or event speakers.
  • Budget preparation and financial performance review for all events and educational offerings.
  • All marketing efforts related to CVAA events and educational offerings.


CVAA Supplier Council

CVAA Supplier Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by a Supplier Member of CVAA Advisory Committee appointed by the CVAA Advisory Committee Chair.
  • The committee shall be comprised of the Committee Chair and 8 supplier members appointed by the CVAA Advisory Committee Chair for a term of 1 year with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • The CVAA Advisory Committee Chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The CVAA Supplier Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The development and maintenance of relationships between supplier members and owner/manager members of the association.
  • Increasing the financial and personal return on investment for supplier members participating within the association.
  • The development of supplier based ideas and programs to improve the engagement of owner/manager members within the association.


CVAA Chapter Nominating Committee

By October 31st of every year each in accordance with section 8.17-2 CVAA's Advisory Committee Chair shall appoint a nominating committee to oversee the selection of members to the Chapter’s Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee's Chair and the Advisory Committee's Vice Chair.

Nominating Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 3 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • Nominating committee members must be currently serving members of the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 66% owner/manager members.
  • The Advisory Committee chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee nomination committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Sending to the chapter’s members a call for Advisory Committee nominations each calendar year.
  • Ensuring the chapter’s Advisory Committee makeup is a robust mix of established volunteer leaders and new volunteer leaders.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a slate of Advisory Committee members for the upcoming year.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a proposed Advisory Committee chair and vice chair for the upcoming year.  Such individuals shall be selected from currently serving Advisory Committee members.
  • Suggesting to the incoming Advisory Committee chair potential appointees to all chair appointed committees
 

HRAC Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of 12 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Nominating Committee for a term of 2 years with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • Committee members shall serve no more than 3 consecutive terms.
  • One owner/manager committee member chosen by the Chapter's Nominating Committee shall serve as chair of the committee.
  • One owner/manager committee member chosen by the Chapter's Nominating Committee shall serve as vice-chair of the committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 75% owner/manager members.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of the chapter’s annual calendar of events.
  • Membership development within the chapter.
  • The marketing of all chapter events.
  • Ensuring the chapter is operating in accordance with any operational standards as outlined by VAMA’s Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the chapter’s budget and the submission of such budget to the VAMA Budget and Finance Committee no later than September 30th of each year.
  • Appointing Advisory Committee members to the VAMA Board of Directors and appointment of individuals to VAMA Committees consistent with the representation structure as outlined in VAMA’s by-laws and this policy manual.


HRAC Education & Events Committee

HRAC Education & Events Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall be chaired by HRAC Advisory Committee Vice-Chair.
  • The committee shall be comprised of the Committee Chair and 10 owner/manager or supplier members appointed by the HRAC Advisory Committee Chair for a term of 1 year with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • The HRAC Advisory Committee Chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of HRAC's membership events and educational offerings.
  • Evaluating potential educational or event speakers.
  • Budget preparation and financial performance review for all events and educational offerings.
  • All marketing efforts related to HRAC events and educational offerings.


HRAC Chapter Nominating Committee

By October 31st of every year each in accordance with section 8.17-2 HRAC's Advisory Committee Chair shall appoint a nominating committee to oversee the selection of members to the Chapter’s Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee's Chair and the Advisory Committee's Vice Chair.

Nominating Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 3 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • Nominating committee members must be currently serving members of the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 66% owner/manager members.
  • The Advisory Committee chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee nomination committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Sending to the chapter’s members a call for Advisory Committee nominations each calendar year.
  • Ensuring the chapter’s Advisory Committee makeup is a robust mix of established volunteer leaders and new volunteer leaders.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee a slate of Advisory Committee members for the upcoming year.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a proposed Advisory Committee chair and vice chair for the upcoming year.  Such individuals shall be selected from currently serving Advisory Committee members.
  • Suggesting to the incoming Advisory Committee chair potential appointees to all chair appointed committees.


NRVAC Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 7 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Nominating Committee for a term of 2 years with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • One committee member shall serve as chair of the committee.
  • Committee terms shall be structured so that no more than 4 terms expire per year.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 75% owner/manager members.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • The planning and development of the chapter’s annual calendar of events.
  • Membership development within the chapter.
  • The marketing of all chapter events.
  • Ensuring the chapter is operating in accordance with any operational standards as outlined by VAMA’s Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the chapter’s budget and the submission of such budget to the VAMA Budget and Finance Committee no later than September 30th of each year.
  • Appointing Advisory Committee members to the VAMA Board of Directors and appointment of individuals to VAMA Committees consistent with the representation structure as outlined in VAMA’s by-laws and this policy manual.


NRVAC Chapter Nominating Committee

By October 31st of every year each in accordance with section 8.17-2 RVAA's Advisory Committee Chair shall appoint a nominating committee to oversee the selection of members to the Chapter’s Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee's Chair and the Advisory Committee's Vice Chair.

Nominating Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 3 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Advisory Committee Chair.
  • Nominating committee members must be currently serving members of the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 66% owner/manager members.
  • The Advisory Committee chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.
The Advisory Committee nomination committee shall be responsible for the following:
  • Sending to the chapter’s members a call for Advisory Committee nominations each calendar year.
  • Ensuring the chapter’s Advisory Committee makeup is a robust mix of established volunteer leaders and new volunteer leaders.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a slate of Advisory Committee members for the upcoming year.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a proposed Advisory Committee chair and vice chair for the upcoming year.  Such individuals shall be selected from currently serving Advisory Committee members.


RLRAC Advisory Committee


Advisory Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 8 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Nominating Committee for a term of 2 year with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • One committee member shall serve as chair of the committee
  • Committee terms shall be structured so that no more than 50% of the terms expire per year.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 75% owner/manager members.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.

The Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the following:

  • The planning and development of the chapter’s annual calendar of events.
  • Membership development within the chapter.
  • The marketing of all chapter events.
  • Ensuring the chapter is operating in accordance with any operational standards as outlined by VAMA’s Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the chapter’s budget and the submission of such budget to the VAMA Budget and Finance Committee no later than September 30th of each year.
  • Appointing Advisory Committee members to the VAMA Board of Directors and appointment of individuals to VAMA Committees consistent with the representation structure as outlined in VAMA’s by-laws and this policy manual.


RLRAC Chapter Nominating Committee

By October 31st of every year each in accordance with section 8.17-2 RVAA's Advisory Committee Chair shall appoint a nominating committee to oversee the selection of members to the Chapter’s Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee's Chair and the Advisory Committee's Vice Chair.

Nominating Committee makeup:

  • The committee shall consist of not more than 3 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Advisory Committee Chair.
  • Nominating committee members must be currently serving members of the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 66% owner/manager members.
  • The Advisory Committee chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.

The Advisory Committee nomination committee shall be responsible for the following:

  • Sending to the chapter’s members a call for Advisory Committee nominations each calendar year.
  • Ensuring the chapter’s Advisory Committee makeup is a robust mix of established volunteer leaders and new volunteer leaders.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a slate of Advisory Committee members for the upcoming year.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a proposed Advisory Committee chair and vice chair for the upcoming year.  Such individuals shall be selected from currently serving Advisory Committee members.
  • Suggesting to the incoming Advisory Committee chair potential appointees to all chair appointed committees.


VRHC Advisory Committee


Advisory Committee makeup:
  • The committee shall consist of not more than 7 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Nominating Committee for a term of 2 year with such term commencing January 1st of each year.
  • One committee member shall serve as chair of the committee
  • Committee terms shall be structured so that no more than 4 terms expire per year.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 75% owner/manager members.
  • The VAMA President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.

The Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the following:

  • The planning and development of the chapter’s annual calendar of events.
  • Membership development within the chapter.
  • The marketing of all chapter events.
  • Ensuring the chapter is operating in accordance with any operational standards as outlined by VAMA’s Board of Directors.
  • Preparation of the chapter’s budget and the submission of such budget to the VAMA Budget and Finance Committee no later than September 30th of each year.
  • Appointing Advisory Committee members to the VAMA Board of Directors and appointment of individuals to VAMA Committees consistent with the representation structure as outlined in VAMA’s by-laws and this policy manual.


VRHC Chapter Nominating Committee

By October 31st of every year each in accordance with section 8.17-2 RVAA's Advisory Committee Chair shall appoint a nominating committee to oversee the selection of members to the Chapter’s Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee's Chair and the Advisory Committee's Vice Chair.

Nominating Committee makeup:

  • The committee shall consist of not more than 3 committee members chosen by the Chapter’s Advisory Committee Chair.
  • Nominating committee members must be currently serving members of the Chapter’s Advisory Committee.
  • The committee shall be comprised of at least 66% owner/manager members.
  • The Advisory Committee chair shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.
  • 51% of members shall constitute a quorum.

The Advisory Committee nomination committee shall be responsible for the following:

  • Sending to the chapter’s members a call for Advisory Committee nominations each calendar year.
  • Ensuring the chapter’s Advisory Committee makeup is a robust mix of established volunteer leaders and new volunteer leaders.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a slate of Advisory Committee members for the upcoming year.
  • Submitting to the full Advisory Committee for approval a proposed Advisory Committee chair and vice chair for the upcoming year.  Such individuals shall be selected from currently serving Advisory Committee members.
  • Suggesting to the incoming Advisory Committee chair potential appointees to all chair appointed committees.