Volunteer Committees

Get Involved

You can help keep WMFHA vibrant, relevant and involved! Serving on one of our volunteer committees is a great way to network with other multifamily professionals, increase your exposure, utilize your skills, give back to the industry, have fun, and build relationships. Find your passion and join a committee today!

If you would like to assess one of our committees to see if it is a good fit for you, email the chairperson or the WMFHA Liaison and they will invite you to the next meeting.

Marketing Committee

  • MacKenzie Knell

    MacKenzie Knell

    Brand and Marketing Manager, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    Team Liaison

  • Sydney Forsell

    Sydney Forsell

    Business Development Manager, ATI Restoration LLC

    Chair

  • Heather Edwards

    Heather Edwards

    CAS

    Business Development Representative, 1-Tom-Plumber

    Co-Chair

  • Allison Bell

    Allison Bell

    Marketing Manager, Fikes

    Member

  • Jaymie Barth

    Jaymie Barth

    CAM

    Property Manager, Wilderness Village

    Member

  • Caitlin Birkenbuel

    Caitlin Birkenbuel

    Certified Apartment Supplier

    Marketing Manager - Multi-family (MDU), Ziply Fiber

    Member

  • Jennifer Harney

    Director of Marketing, 11Residential

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    (425)441-1878

    Member

  • Ann Hart

    Ann Hart

    CAS

    Advisor, Commercial Insurance, HUB International Northwest LLC

    Member

  • Trey Ascencio

    Trey Ascencio

    Community Manager, Arista

    Member

  • Michelle Niemeyer

    Michelle Niemeyer

    MBA

    Senior Marketing Manager, Tarragon Property Services

    Member

  • April Madsen

    April Madsen

    Marketing Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

    Member

  • Christina Chisholm

    Christina Chisholm

    Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor

    Regional Manager, Bell Partners

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    (469)294-4244x831

    Member

  • Ariel Castro

    Ariel Castro

    Content Marketing Manager, Thrive Communities

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    (206)388-2120

    Member

  • Brittany Taylor

    Brittany Taylor

    CAM CAPS

    Community Director, Renton Sage

    Member

  • Martanna Ballard

    Martanna Ballard

    Social Media Specialist , Community Boss

    Member

  • Lacey Ernandes

    Lacey Ernandes

    Sales and Marketing, 1UP Floors

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    (253)292-6775

    Member

  • Saul Ostrer

    Property Manager, Alton Heartwood

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    (425)961-0630

    Member

  • Lea Dimalanta

    Lea Dimalanta

    • MBA, • Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Tiger Team Lead, XC WA Region, • XC WMFHA...

    Community Account Professional, XFINITY Communities

    Member

  • Jennifer Pertzborn

    Jennifer Pertzborn

    ARM, CAPS

    Regional Property Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

    Member

  • Xavier Kober

    Xavier Kober

    Jr Portfolio Manager , Commercial Fire Protection

    Member

  • Mike Prospek

    Mike Prospek

    President, Sign Connextion

    Member

  • Chad Lidstrom

    Senior Account Manager, Servpro of Seattle Northwest

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    (425)419-8437

    Member

  • Sarah Fassett

    CALP

    Community Manager, Rainier Pointe

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    (206)718-7142

    Member

  • Jordan Easter

    Marketing Coordinator, Thrive Communities

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    (206)300-6478

    Member

Emerald Awards

Members of this committee help to spread the word about the nomination and judging process. Once nominations close, committee members along with nominee sponsors delivery nominee pins and certificates to all nominees. The committee will also help plan the day of details, including gift bags and entertainment.
  • Tricia Johnson

    Tricia Johnson

    Senior Director of Events & Marketing, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    Team Liaison

  • Hannah Ashcraft

    Hannah Ashcraft

    Events and Education Coordinator, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

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    (253)487-8000

    Team Liaison

  • Amy Curtis

    Amy Curtis

    Investment Manager, Indigo Real Estate

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    (206)232-7182

    Chair

  • Emily Bryant

    Emily Bryant

    Branch Manager, The Liberty Group

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    (206)607-9631x109

    Co-Chair

  • Natasha Amira

    Natasha Amira

    CAPS

    Director of Asset Management, Kennedy Wilson

  • Trey Ascencio

    Trey Ascencio

    Community Manager, Arista

  • Jacob Bauer

    Jacob Bauer

    NICET Certified Engineering Technician

    Fire Service Superintendent, Shinn Mechanical, Inc

  • David Bierer

    David Bierer

    Regional Manager, Willow Bridge Property Company

  • Jeanele Bolder

    Jeanele Bolder

    Regional Trainer, 11Residential

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    (425)977-5576

  • Lisa Catello

    Lisa Catello

    Branch Manager, Career Strategies, Inc.

    View Profile

    (425)746-0388

  • Colleen English

    Regional Manager, Pillar Properties

    View Profile

    (206)676-5305

  • Andrea Florescu

    Andrea Florescu

    Business Manager, American Water Damage Restoration

  • Corinna Fulton

    Corinna Fulton

    Sales Representative -N Seattle/Shoreline/Lakecity, Valet Living

  • Chinua Gipson

    Senior Community Manager, Elan Uptown Flats

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    (815)733-0288

  • Dustin Green

    Dustin Green

    CAM

    Floating Community Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

  • Cindy Guerra

    Property Manager, Langara

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    (425)313-1144

  • Dahzia Orozco

    Dahzia Orozco

    CALP, CAM

    Property Manager, Northshore Townhomes

  • Jessica Portch

    Jessica Portch

    Regional Property Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

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    (425)375-3244

  • Charlotte Skoglund

    Operations Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

    View Profile

    (206)852-2060

  • Gavin Smith

    Gavin Smith

    Sales/Service Ninja, 1UP Floors

    View Profile

    (206)670-0781

  • Kayla Hahn

    Kayla Hahn

    Professional Coatings Property/Facility Management, The Sherwin Williams Co.

    View Profile

    (253)405-1681

  • Kelly Wheeler

    Kelly Wheeler

    Urban Forest Manager, APlus Tree, Inc

  • Melinda Wiggs

    Regional Manager, Tarragon Property Services

    View Profile

    (253)447-3044

  • Paris Williams

    Paris Williams

    Community Account Professional, XFINITY Communities

    View Profile

    (267)892-0459

  • Randi Redick

    Randi Redick

    A+ BBB rating, Real Page Vendor Credentialing, Vendor Cafe, Net Vendor

    Owner, ER Flooring

Government Affairs

Members of the Government Affairs Committee are responsible for providing their experience and opinion to direct the advocacy team in protecting the multifamily housing industry from onerous laws at the local, state and federal level. Members also assist in the development of policies that assist the association and its members in presenting a positive image of multifamily housing to the community at large.
  • Ryan Makinster

    Ryan Makinster

    Director of Government Affairs, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

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    (425)656-9077x303

    WMFHA Team Liaison

  • Carter Nelson

    Carter Nelson

    Public Affairs Manager, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    WMFHA Team Liaison

  • Edward Leigh

    Edward Leigh

    VP Investments, Equity Residential

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    (206)508-0476

    Chair

  • Brett Waller

    Brett Waller

    AFT

    General Counsel, Weidner Apartment Homes

    Vice-Chair

  • Rhonda Babcock

    Rhonda Babcock

    Director of Customer Success, Payscore

  • Christy Broyles

    Christy Broyles

    Regional Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

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    (206)859-4764

  • Greg Cerbana

    Greg Cerbana

    Vice President - Public Relations and Govt Affairs, Weidner Apartment Homes

  • Jeremy Eckert

    Attorney, Tharsis Law PS

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    (206)579-2397

  • Shaylyn Gudaitis

    Shaylyn Gudaitis

    Government Affairs Committee Member, Political Action Committee Member

    Business Support Manager , Avenue5 Residential

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    (206)649-7164

  • Elif Kimyacioglu

    Senior Counsel & VP Risk Management, Prime Residential

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    (415)640-1422

  • Melissa Koenig

    Melissa Koenig

    Principal, Koenig Property Management, LLC.

  • Aaron Matusick

    General Counsel, Affinity Property Management

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    (503)329-4726

  • Jason Moore

    Regional Manager, Thrive Communities

    View Profile

    (720)730-0696

  • Jennifer Pertzborn

    Jennifer Pertzborn

    ARM, CAPS

    Regional Property Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

  • Audrey Riddle

    Audrey Riddle

    IMPACT Program Ambassador , GRE Management

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    (206)438-6836

Membership

Members of the Membership Committee are responsible for volunteering time, experience and opinions to direct the assurance of the organization’s long-term growth and ability to serve its members. The Membership Committee serves as Ambassadors for WMFHA.
  • Molly Watts

    Molly Watts

    Member Services Specialist, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

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    (253)487-8001

    Team Liaison

  • Claudia Zeman

    Claudia Zeman

    CAPS

    Vice President of Operations, Avenue5 Residential

    Chair

  • Lupe Amaya

    Lupe Amaya

    Regional Recruiter, Career Strategies, Inc.

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    (425)746-0388

    Co-Chair

  • McKenna Alvarez

    McKenna Alvarez

    Marketing Development Rep, Community Boss

  • Jenna Atchison

    Jenna Atchison

    CAM, CAPS

    Regional Property Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

    View Profile

    (206)859-4647

  • Jared Bauer

    Jared Bauer

    Commercial Sales and Marketing Representative, Servpro of Central Seattle

    View Profile

    (206)423-9791

  • Erin Brewster

    Erin Brewster

    Sales & Marketing Director, Catchall Environmental

  • Cameron Chappell

    Cameron Chappell

    Roving Property Manager, Mill Creek Meadows

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    (206)215-9700

  • Rick Haas

    Rick Haas

    Journeyman Plumber, Plumbing Trainer

    Operational Manager , The Plumbing & Drain Company

    View Profile

    (866)440-1234

  • Evan Happel

    Evan Happel

    Director of Marketing, Community Boss

    View Profile

    (866)387-7275x112

  • Karli Hoffman

    Karli Hoffman

    CPM

    Managing Director - Residential Division, Tarragon Property Services

    View Profile

    (253)826-5384

  • Megan Hughes

    Megan Hughes

    Senior Account Executive - Bulk Development, XFINITY Communities

  • Henry Lin

    Henry Lin

    Sales Representative, The Liberty Group

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    (206)607-9631x104

  • Rich Rye

    Rich Rye

    Sales, Marketing, Project Management, 1-800 Water Damage

    View Profile

    (206)381-3041

  • Katie Sheremet

    Katie Sheremet

    CAPS

    Regional Property Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

  • Brett Stevens

    Brett Stevens

    CPM

    VP Property Management, ConAm Management

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    (206)465-8876

  • Vanessa Torres

    Vanessa Torres

    Regional Sales Executive, Valet Living

    View Profile

    (425)374-9119

  • Catrina West

    Catrina West

    CAM

    Community Manager, Bell Overlake

    View Profile

    (425)867-3040

WMFHA Gives Committee

The goal of the WMFHA Gives Committee is to create awareness, plan and support events with charitable organization ties and community service responsibilities which will allow members to donate, volunteer, or otherwise lend support to our community.
  • Tricia Johnson

    Tricia Johnson

    Senior Director of Events & Marketing, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    Team Liaison

  • Hannah Ashcraft

    Hannah Ashcraft

    Events and Education Coordinator, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    View Profile

    (253)487-8000

    Team Liaison

  • Carmen McFarland

    Carmen McFarland

    CAM

    Portfolio Manager, Indigo Real Estate

    Chair

  • Kim Rowan

    Executive Assistant / Portfolio Analyst, FPI Management

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    (206)779-0293

    Co-Chair

  • Amanda Erickson

    Amanda Erickson

    Vice President, Prime Residential

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    (425)273-6782

  • Brandon Gamble

    Brandon Gamble

    Sales Manager, ProGrass Home & Landscape Improvements

  • Christina Koski

    Christina Koski

    C3P

    DIrector of Property Operations, Security Properties Residential

  • Danielle Walsh

    Danielle Walsh

    Arborist, SavATree

    View Profile

    (425)906-5800

  • David Anderson

    David Anderson

    President/Owner, Puget Sound Signs & Graphics

    View Profile

    (253)243-7777

  • Eddie Eccles

    Eddie Eccles

    Sales/Service Ninjas, 1UP Floors

    View Profile

    (206)484-3809

  • Emily Golden

    Emily Golden

    Staffing Coordinator, The Liberty Group

    View Profile

    206-607-9631

  • Heather Strom

    Heather Strom

    Senior Administrative Assistant, Tarragon Property Services

    View Profile

    (253)826-5378

  • James Ohrn

    James Ohrn

    CAMT, CAPS

    Area Maintenance Manager, Avenue5 Residential

  • James Tirpak

    James Tirpak

    Regional Property Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

  • Jason Byrd

    Marketing / Account Manager, Servpro of Seattle Northwest

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    (425)736-9795

  • Jennifer Vivette

    Jennifer Vivette

    Senior Regional Manager , Thrive Communities

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    (206)388-2120

  • Kait Kovaly

    Property Management Recruiter, Career Strategies, Inc.

    View Profile

    (425)746-0388

  • Kara Thresher

    Kara Thresher

    CAPS

    Regional Manager, Tarragon Property Services

    View Profile

    (253)826-5369

  • Keanna Johnson

    Property Manager, Origin

    View Profile

    (206)402-4420

  • Liz Barnes

    Liz Barnes

    Regional Manager

  • Marlowe Gilmore

    Marlowe Gilmore

    CEO, ChargeHub Dynamics

    View Profile

    (360)402-7033

  • Michael Taylor

    Michael Taylor

    CAPS, CAM

    Sr. Property Manager, The Meyden

  • Miranda Dymond

    Miranda Dymond

    CAM, CAPS

    Regional Manager, Thrive Communities

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    (206)388-2120

  • Ron Voigt

    Sales Rep, AFB Floors

    View Profile

    (206)482-0049

  • Rudy Monzon

    CAS

    Field Account Representative , HD Supply Facilities Maintenance

    View Profile

    (253)951-9583

  • Sarah Hale

    CAPS

    Community Manager, 525 at the Enclave

    View Profile

    (206)623-2222

  • Terry Spivey

    Terry Spivey

    Sr Service Supervisor, Green Lake Village

    View Profile

    (206)729-9300

Supplier Council

The Supplier Council serves as the voice of WMFHA’s Supplier Membership. Members of the Supplier Council are responsible for ensuring supplier initiatives support WMFHA’s broader membership, that supplier members have value of membership, and that supplier members act in a responsible, ethical and customer focused, service-oriented manner.
  • Sloane Cerbana

    Sloane Cerbana

    Vice President of Operations, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    WMFHA Team Liaison

  • Molly Watts

    Molly Watts

    Member Services Specialist, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    View Profile

    (253)487-8001

    WMFHA Team Liaison

  • Ann Hart

    Ann Hart

    CAS

    Advisor, Commercial Insurance, HUB International Northwest LLC

    Chair Supplier Council

  • Timothy Vatter

    Timothy Vatter

    Multifamily Sales Manager, Lightcurve

    View Profile

    (253)320-8672

    Co-Chair Supplier Council

  • Laura Kitts

    Laura Kitts

    CAS

    Director of Property Partnerships, Housing Connector

    View Profile

    (206)349-1478

    VP of Supplier Council for Board of Directors

  • Jedd McDaniel

    Jedd McDaniel

    Director of Maintenance, Allied Residential

    View Profile

    (253)230-9779

    Property Management Liaison

  • Andrea Florescu

    Andrea Florescu

    Business Manager, American Water Damage Restoration

    Supplier Council

  • Anne Williams

    Anne Williams

    Regional Account Executive, Pest Share Inc

    Supplier Council

  • Chris Sader

    Chris Sader

    Account Manager, Catchall Environmental

    Supplier Council

  • Dana Resop

    Dana Resop

    Business Development Manager, FRSTeam

    View Profile

    (253)878-8402

    Supplier Council

  • Evan Happel

    Evan Happel

    Director of Marketing, Community Boss

    View Profile

    (866)387-7275x112

    Supplier Council

  • Ken Kloeppel

    Ken Kloeppel

    Account Executive, Resource Management, Inc.

    Supplier Council

  • Russ Pengelly

    Russ Pengelly

    VP, Business Development, ApartmentAdvisor Inc

    Supplier Council

  • Raveena Puar

    Raveena Puar

    CEO, Flippers Warehouse

    View Profile

    206-718-0586

    Supplier Council

  • Randy Khamis

    Randy Khamis

    Multifamily Sales Manager, Atlas Networks

    View Profile

    (206)687-2719

    Supplier Council

  • Spencer McMillan

    Spencer McMillan

    Sales Manager, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance

    View Profile

    (206)462-0397

    Supplier Council

  • Stephanie Arellano

    Stephanie Arellano

    Director of Sales, BGSF

    Supplier Council

  • Zach Hammond

    Zach Hammond

    Strategic Account Executive, Zumper

    Supplier Council

EdCon Committee

The EdCon Committee works alongside our Career Development Committee to develop the educational offerings for the event. In addition, this committee will help in soliciting supplier partners to exhibit on the trade show floor, sponsor at various levels and to spread the word.
  • Tricia Johnson

    Tricia Johnson

    Senior Director of Events & Marketing, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    Team Liaison

  • Jason Loughridge

    Jason Loughridge

    NAAEI Faculty

    Career Development Manager, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    View Profile

    (253)487-8002

    Team Liasion

  • Hannah Ashcraft

    Hannah Ashcraft

    Events and Education Coordinator, Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

    View Profile

    (253)487-8000

    Team Liasion

  • Katie Phelan-Chostner

    Katie Phelan-Chostner

    CAS

    Executive Vice President, 1UP Floors

    View Profile

    (253)292-6775

    Career Development Liaison

  • Allison Bell

    Allison Bell

    Marketing Manager, Fikes

    Marketing Committee Liaison

  • Bruce Smith

    Director of Regional Maintenance, Tarragon Property Services

    View Profile

    (253)826-5316

    Committee Member

  • Candace Cabochon

    Candace Cabochon

    CAMT

    Regional Maintenance Director, FPI Management

    View Profile

    (360)631-8917

    Committee Member

  • Carmen McFarland

    Carmen McFarland

    CAM

    Portfolio Manager, Indigo Real Estate

    Committee Member

  • Chantel Emery

    Chantel Emery

    Real Estate Broker

    President, Insite Property Solutions

    View Profile

    (425)250-0490

    Committee Member

  • Dustin Green

    Dustin Green

    CAM

    Floating Community Manager, Greystar Real Estate Services

    Committee Member

  • Jerry Morales

    Jerry Morales

    Director of Digital Disbursements, Tango

    Committee Member

  • Kara Thresher

    Kara Thresher

    CAPS

    Regional Manager, Tarragon Property Services

    View Profile

    (253)826-5369

    Committee Member

  • Lacey Barker

    Senior Asset Manager, Seattle Office of Housing

    View Profile

    (253)921-0032

    Committee Member

  • Lisa Jones

    Regional Manager, Avenue5 Residential

    View Profile

    (206)582-3333

    Committee Member

  • Margie Wiseman

    Margie Wiseman

    CAS

    Sales Manager, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance

    View Profile

    (425)622-3851

    Committee Member

  • Meagan LaRoche

    Meagan LaRoche

    Regional Portfolio Manager, FPI Management

    View Profile

    (425)737-9505

    Committee Member

  • Rob Pendleton

    Rob Pendleton

    CAS

    Regional Sales Director, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance

    Committee Member

  • Sidney Mitchell

    Sidney Mitchell

    CAM

    Senior Community Manager, Skyglass

    Committee Member

  • Stephanie Slendebroek

    Stephanie Slendebroek

    CAPS, CAM

    Regional Manager, FPI Management

    View Profile

    (425)232-6667

    Committee Member

  • Terry Spivey

    Terry Spivey

    Sr Service Supervisor, Green Lake Village

    View Profile

    (206)729-9300

    Committee Member