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NAA Reaches Out.

Membership Blitz 2000!

The National Apartment Association launched a membership marketing campaign in April in an effort to recruit new members and promote NAA membership benefits. Thousands of non-member multifamily housing professionals were mailed a letter and brochure inviting them to join NAA. Targeting the states were there are no current affiliated organizations, this direct-mail marketing campaign plans to increase NAA's membership by several thousand members in the next five years.

NAA membership has steadily increased in recent years and now represents over 4.1 million apartment homes. This mailing is the initial step in a membership recruitment and retention campaign that will move NAA closer toward reaching the membership outreach goals established by the NAA Board of Directors.

"We want our top-quality resources to be utilized by multifamily professionals in every state in the U.S.," says NAA Executive Vice President Doug Culkin, CAE, CIC. "By increasing our membership numbers and unit representation, we will have a greater impact on the federal legislative process. I hope that hundreds of companies see the value of becoming connected to our national network of industry representation, advocacy and education."

The NAA mailing was sent to thousands of property owners, managers and suppliers in the states where there are no current affiliated apartment associations. The contents of the package include a letter from NAA President Jim Hepfner, CAPS, CPM, a brochure outlining NAA benefits and services and a membership "activation" form and return envelope. Property management companies, communities and property owners were invited to join NAA and attend the NAA Education Conference in New Orleans June 22-24.

Marketing General, Inc. (MGI), a professional direct mail company in Alexandria, Va., is managing the campaign. MGI specializes in association direct mail membership recruitment campaigns, and has a direct member marketing campaign. If you have questions about NAA's membership benefits, please contact the NAA Membership Department at 703/518-6141, ext. 120.

NAA Benefits-At-A-Glance

When you join the National Apartment Association, you become part of a federation of more than 155 state and local apartment associations, representing 26,000 members and over 4.1 million apartment homes. Membership benefits include:

* Government Affairs. NAA makes your voice heard and keeps you informed on the federal issues pertinent to the multifamily housing industry.

* Federal, state and local level representation.

* Joint legislative alliance with the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC).

* Research services at all government levels, including industry statistics and data.

* Education. NAA and its affiliates offer courses and certifications to advance your career development in: Certified Apartment Property Supervisor, (CAPS); Certified Apartment Manager, (CAM); National Apartment Leasing Professional, (NALP); Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician, (CAMT); Certified Apartment Supplier, (CAS); Rental Owner Course, (ROC).

* National Meetings and Expositions. NAA members receive discounts for attending these forums: March Capitol Conference in Washington, D.C.; June Education Conference and Trade Show; November Assembly of Delegates Meeting.

* Subscription to Units magazine, featuring information about multifamily housing industry news and trends.

* Insurance Programs. NAA members can take advantage of property, casualty and liability insurance offerings.

* NAA Bookstore. More than 60 industry publications are available to members at a discount, including, free Apartment Mores Moving Planners.

* Special Interests and Programs: Apartment Industry Mobilization Service, (AIMS); NAA Education Foundation; Independent Rental Owners Committee, (IROC); National Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse, (NAAC); National Suppliers Council, (NSC); Builders, Owners and Developers Forum, (BODF).

To inquire about NAA programs, products and services, please contact NAA, 201 N. Union Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, Va., 22314; or call 703/518-6141 x128; or visit the NAA website at www.naahq.org.

NAA State and Local Affiliated Associations

If you are not currently an NAA member and wish to be, please contact the affiliate in your area. Or if you are a member of an apartment association that is not currently affiliated with NAA, and you are interested in how your organization can become affiliated, contact Anne Wald, Director of Membership & Affiliate Services at 703/518-6141 ext. 120 or e-mail anne@naahq.org.

Alabama

Apt Assn of the Tennessee Valley Huntsville Debbie Hicks (256) 539-2998

Mobile Bay Area Apartment Association Mobile Jodi Fayard (334) 666-4964

Arizona

Arizona Multihousing Association Phoenix Mark Hayden (602) 224-0135

Arkansas

Arkansas Apartment Association Little Rock Janet Alton (501) 664-8300

Colorado

Apartment Assn of Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Raquel Dukeman (719) 264-9195

Apartment Association of Metro Denver Glendale Mark T. Williams (303) 329-3300

Boulder County Apartment Association Boulder Betty Konecne (303) 499-6537

CAA-Fort Collins Chapter Fort Collins Sharon Howard (970) 223-0545

Colorado Apartment Association Greenwood Village Dennis C. Malone, CAPS (303) 773-1442

Pueblo Apartment Association Pueblo Linda Stefanic (719) 564-3379

Weld County Apartment Association Greeley Terrie Baney (970) 681-0006

Delaware

Delaware Apartment Association Claymont Fred V. Quercetti, Sr., RAM (302) 798-0635

District of Columbia

Apartment & Office Bldg. Assn. (AOBA) Washington Margaret O. Jeffers, AE (202) 296-3390

Florida

Apartment Assn. of Greater Orlando Maitland Laura M. Yoder (407) 644-0539

Bay Area Apartment Association Tampa Nena Gang (813) 882-0222

Bay County Multi-Housing Association Panama City Monica Slider (850) 874-8847

Capital City Apartment Association Tallahassee Dan L. Isaacs (850) 531-0627

Florida Apartment Association Winter Park Marjorie J. Stealey (407) 647-8839

Jacksonville Apartment Association Jacksonville Caron Burkhardt (904) 997-1890

Naples Area Apartment Association Naples Sharon K. Murphy, CAM,NALP (941) 455-6663 South East Florida Apartment Association

Boca Raton Jalane Kellough (561) 447-0696

Southwest Florida Apartment Association Fort Myers Linda Masterson (941) 936-0043

Space Coast Apartment Association Palm Bay Jackie Collins (321) 768-0040

Tri-City Apartment Association Tampa Cecily L. Ferm (800) 276-1927

Georgia

Atlanta Apartment Association Atlanta Buddy A. Patrick (770) 518-4248

C.S.R.A Apartment Association Martinez Jayne E. Anchor (706) 868-9567

Columbus Apartment Association Columbus Shelby Hall (706) 653-2024

Georgia Apartment Association Atlanta Buddy A. Patrick (770) 518-4248

Mid Georgia Apartment Association Macon Susan S. Hewett (912) 477-9162

North Georgia Apartment Association Cartersville Margaret Holland, CAM (770) 382-8708

Savannah Apartment Association Savannah Francine T. Lanier (912) 920-3207

Idaho

Idaho Rental Owners & Managers Assn., Inc. Boise Jerry L. Tarter (208) 336-9449

Illinois

Chicagoland Apartment Association Shiller Park Judith Roettig (847) 678-5717

Illinois Apartment Association Chicago Diana Julian-Pittro (312) 902-2000

Indiana

Apartment Association of Indiana Indianapolis Lynne Moismer, CAE (317) 816-8900

Apt Assn of Southern Indiana, Inc. Evansville Patricia A. Given CAM (812) 473-0917

East Central Apartment Association Muncie Gary A Rice (765) 288-2492

Fort Wayne & Northeast IN Apt Assn Fort Wayne Jane Raifsnider (219) 482-2916

Grant County Apartment Association Marion Paul Milford (800) 651-9532

Howard County Apartment Association Kokomo Wanda Byers (765) 455-0250

Monroe County Apartment Association Bloomington Debra Parker-Hawkins (812) 339-5600

Northern Indiana Apartment Council Indianapolis Abby Helmer (317) 571-5600

Riverbend Apartment Association South Bend Gerald Streb (219) 289-7785

Terre Haute Apartment Association Terre Haute Janie Nation (812) 231-3791

Tippecanoe Apartment Association Indianapolis Susie G Panich CAM (317) 784-5899

Kansas

Apartment Association of Greater Wichita Wichita Marci Chandler (316) 682-3508

Apartment Association of Kansas City Shawnee Mission Debbie Haukenberry (913) 248-0355

Apartment Council of Topeka Topeka David Hibbert, CAM (785) 273-1392

Kansas State Apartment Association Wichita Marci Chandler (316) 682-3508

Kentucky

Greater Lexington Apartment Association Lexington Brenda J. Wells, CAM (606) 278-6540

Kentucky Apartment Association Louisville Gale Lively (502) 426-6140

Louisville Apartment Association Louisville Gale Lively (502) 426-6140

Lousiana

Acadiana Apartment Association Lafayette Theresa Credeur (337) 235-6080

Apartment Association of Louisiana Lafayette Lola M. Webb, CAM (318) 237-3773

Apt Assn of Greater New Orleans Metairie Tammy F. Esponge, CAM, NALP (504) 888-2492

Baton Rouge Apartment Association Baton Rouge Charlotte K. Johnson (225) 923-2808

Houma-Thibodaux Apartment Association Houma Michel Claudet (504) 879-2772

Northeast Louisiana Apartment Assn. Monroe Lou Webb (318) 322-9927

Shreveport-Bossier Apartment Association Shreveport Cindy C. Neff (318) 865-0525

Southwest Louisiana Apartment Assn. Lake Charles Melba Higginbotham (318) 477-8886

Maryland

Maryland Multi-Housing Association, Inc. Baltimore Claudine Jester (410) 825-6868

Massachusetts

Greater Boston Real Estate Board Boston Kathy Boshar (617) 423-8700

Michigan

Alpena Landlord's Association Alpena Jim Thompson (517) 595-6580

Ann Arbor Area Apartment Association Ann Arbor Alice J. Ehn (734) 663-1200

Property Mgmt Assn of Mid-Michigan East Lansing Jane M. Pauley, CAM (517) 887-0940

Property Mgmt Assn of West Michigan Wyoming Kathy Vallie (616) 531-5243

Property Mgmt Assn of Michigan Wyoming Kathy Vallie (616) 531-5243

Mississippi

Mississippi Gulf Coast Apartment Assn. Biloxi Cindy Necaise (228) 435-7121

Missouri

Columbia Apartment Association Columbia John Becker, Sr. (573) 815-1150

Mid Missouri Rental Properties Association Rolla Dale Wands (573) 364-1985

Mid-Missouri Apartment Association Jefferson City Eric West (573) 635-3975

Missouri Apartment Association Kansas City Robert J. Wise (888) 859-5192

Saint Louis Apartment Association Saint Louis Laura Bruyere (314) 205-8844

Southwest Missouri Rental Housing Assn. Joplin Judie Kraemer (417) 782-6161

Springfield Apartment & Housing Assn. Springfield Lynn Richards-Ludwig (417) 883-4942

Nevada

Northern Nevada Apartment Association Reno Jeanine Griffith (775) 322-6622

Silver State Apartment Association| Las Vegas Kathy Miller (702) 731-6025

New Jersey

New Jersey Apartment Association East Brunswick Nathan Slovin, Esq (732) 247-6661

New Mexico

Apartment Association of New Mexico Albuquerque Stephen L. English, CAM (505) 822-1114

North Carolina

Apartment Assn of North Carolina Charlotte Ken Szymanski (704) 334-9511

Charlotte Apartment Association Charlotte Ken Szymanski (704) 334-9511

Cumberland County Apartment Assn. Fayetteville Kimen R. Fondren, CAM (910) 822-0465

Greater Asheville Area Apt. Assn. Asheville Shirley Pennell (828) 274-2981

Greenville Area Property Managers Assn. Greenville Cindy Donley (252) 355-2198

Triad Apartment Association Greensboro Kristin V. Skipper (336) 294-4428

Triangle Apartment Association Raleigh Kathy Powell CAE (919) 782-1165

Wilmington Apartment Association Wilmington Hope Hill (910) 799-8580

North Dakota

Bismarck-Mandan Apartment Association Bismarck Tom Tupa (701) 221-2751

FM Apartment Association Fargo Toni Abrahamson (218) 233-6245

North Dakota Apartment Association Bismarck Thomas Tupa (701) 221-2751

Ohio

Columbus Apartment Association Columbus Steven D. Gladman (614) 488-2115

Greater Cincinnati & Northern KY Apt. Assn. Covington Mark Franks (606) 581-5990

Greater Dayton Apartment Association Dayton Joanna C. Coyle (937) 293-1170

Ohio Apartment Association Columbus Steven D. Gladman (614) 488-2115

Oklahoma

Apt Assn of Central Oklahoma Oklahoma City Barbara Herring, CAM (405) 521-8690

Oklahoma Multi-Housing Association Oklahoma City Barbara Herring, CAM (405) 521-8690

Stillwater Apartment Association Stillwater Shelbi Williams (405) 377-8740

Tulsa Apartment Association Tulsa Wilma Adams (918) 747-6217

Pennsylvania

Apt. Assn of Greater Philadelphia Philadelphia Pamela M. Bennett, CAE (215) 487-0050

Apt. Assn. of Central Pennsylvania Lancaster David Rubenstein, CPM (717) 431-3043

Apartment Assn of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Pamela M. Bennett, CAE (215) 487-0050

South Carolina

Apartment Assn. of Greater Columbia Columbia Keely Fagen (803) 252-5032

Charleston Apartment Association Summerville Kimberly Snider, CAM (843) 722-2615

Myrtle Beach Apartment Association Mount Pleasant Naomi G. Simpson, CAM, CAPS (843) 884-8970

South Carolina Apartment Association Charleston Howard Hoffman, (843) 571-2210

Upper State Apartment Association Greenville Karen Honeycutt (864) 242-0200

South Dakota

South Dakota Multi-Housing Association, Sioux Falls Paula Boyd (605) 336-7756

Tennessee

Apt Assn of Greater Knoxville Knoxville Laura Leigh Shore (423) 588-8961

Chattanooga Apartment Association Chattanooga David A. Burnette (423) 876-8121

Greater Nashville Area Apt. Assn. Nashville Diane Y. Carter (615) 883-9941

Tennessee Apartment Association Nashville Diane Y. Carter (615) 883-9941

Tri-City Apartment Association Kingsport Tommy Harvel (423) 246-5798

Texas

Apartment Assn of Tarrant County, Inc. Fort Worth John H. Mitchell (817) 284-1121

Apartment Assn. of the Permian Basin Odessa Sandra Ward (915) 333-7133

Apartment Association of Central Texas Belton Janis Rodriguez (254) 939-5655

Apartment Association of Greater Dallas Dallas Gerald Henigsman, CAPS (972) 385-9091

Apartment Association of Southeast Texas Beaumont Gale Simmons (409) 899-1414

Apartment Association of the Panhandle Amarillo Janette Litz (806) 355-6391

Austin Apartment Association Austin Kristan J. Arrona (512) 323-0990

Big Country Apartment Association Abilene Angela D. Marsalis, CAM,CAPS (915) 695-7431

Bryan-College Station Apartment Assn. Bryan Rosemarie Selman (409) 260-9842

Corpus Christi Apartment Association Corpus Christi Becky Dumphy (361) 852-2787

Corsicana Apartment Association Corsicana Larry Hutson (903) 874-7165

El Paso Apartment Association El Paso Gerald J. Carlson (915) 598-0800

Galveston County Apartment Association Galveston Erica Bolton (409) 762-8339

Greater Longview Apartment Assn. Hallsville Julia A. Daniel, CAM (903) 753-0949

Heart of Texas Apartment Association Waco Connie Horton (254) 776-5451

Houston Apartment Association Houston Paul K. Heiberger (281) 933-2224

Lubbock Apartment Association Lubbock Lucy Eade (806) 794-2037

Midland Apartment Association Midland Krista Ingram (915) 699-5265

North Texas Rental Properties Assn. Wichita Falls Dan Savage (940) 322-7667

Piney Woods Apartment Association Nacogdoches Sabrina Hail (409) 564-6761

Rio Grande Valley Apartment Association Harlingen Pat R. Webster, CAM (956) 428-5072

San Angelo Apartment Association, Inc. San Angelo Doris Pittman, CAM (915) 653-5706

San Antonio Apartment Association San Antonio David Guin (210) 692-7797

Texarkana Apartment Association Texarkana Sherry R. Cheek, CAM (903) 831-7056

Texas Apartment Association Austin George B. Allen, CAE (512) 479-6252

Tyler Apartment Association Tyler Linda M. Moore, CAM (903) 581-0082

Victoria Apartment Association Victoria Marie Skipper (361) 578-2954

Utah

Salt Lake Apartment Association Salt Lake City Jane Marshall (801) 487-5619

Virginia

Blue Ridge Apartment Council Charlottesville Tammy Garrison (804) 293-9147

Hampton Roads Apartment Management Assn. Newport News Christine Doberneck (757) 599-6713

Lynchburg Property Managers Association Lynchburg Stewart C. Langley (804) 845-2142

New River Valley Apartment Council Blacksburg Suzanne L. Claxton, CAM (540) 552-2384

Richmond Apartment & Management Assn. Richmond Merry Beth Hall (804) 273-0845

Roanoke Valley Apartment Association Roanoke Kimberly A. Donham (540) 776-2855

Valley Landlords Association Waynesboro Russ Shank (540) 943-3398

Virginia Apartment & Mgmt Association Richmond Barbara R. Eubank (804) 288-2899

Wisconsin

Apt Owners & Mgrs Assn Gtr Milwaukee Milwaukee Chris Ruditys (414) 278-7557

Canada

Nova Scotia

Investment Property Owners Association Halifax Janet Lee M. Brannon (902) 425-3572
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