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Admissions Committee

Encompasses CPM®, ARM®, ACoM, and AMO® Admissions. Assists with Interviews of CPM® Candidates; monitors Candidates’ progress and meeting attendance; responds to inquiries regarding membership; and helps to contact members who have not paid dues. Also provides Candidate mentoring and guidance. Keeps track of AMO® firms within the Chapter’s jurisdiction, keeps updated on current requirements, application procedures, and the rules and regulations governing the program.

Zac Price, CPM®

Capital Square

Community Services Committee

Community Service leads our philanthropic efforts for the Chapter. Possible duties include helping research community service opportunities; integrating specific causes or charities into other events such as the golf tournaments; and attending community service events.

Community Service Liaison
Shanikka Melcherts

The RMR Group

Diversity Committee

The Diversity Committee works to advise, attract, and welcome a diverse membership through career advancement, education, certification and outreach. Possible duties include outreach to HBCUs; attending career fairs at area schools/universities; coordinating co-sponsored events with other professional organizations (i.e. CREW, VAMA, ULI, etc); and helping implement new diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Diversity Coordinator
Loren Bazemore

Drucker + Falk

Education Committee

Provide guidance to current and potential ARM , ACoM and CPM candidates. Duties include: determining the educations needs of our members; developing new ideas for educational seminars; planning, implementing and attending at least 3 educational events throughout the year; and working with IREM HQ to host certification courses.

VP – Education
Olivia Garber

Sauer Properties

VP – Education
David Barrow

Dodson Commercial

Industry Partner Committee

Helps to recruit and renew companies participating in the Industry Partner program; serving as their “account representative” during the year; and work closely with the Programs committee to help sell sponsorships and encourage Industry Partner participation in various events throughout the year (i.e. golf tournament, holiday gala, etc).

Industry Partner Liaison
Susan Powell, CPM
NAI Dominion

Legislative Committee

Monitor local, state, and national legislative issues and keep members informed of all pertinent legislative activity. Track legislative and regulatory issues at the local, state, and national level which have an impact on the real estate management profession and industry. Serve as liaison to other real estate organizations regarding governmental affairs; represent our local chapter at the Advocacy Impact Day; assist Programs with coordinating the annual State of the Union vs. State of the Economy event.

Tyler Colbert, CPM
Dodson Property Management

Member Services Committee

Member services focuses on the growth of our chapter. Possible duties include welcoming new members; participating in career fairs at area schools/universities; working with local university property management programs (VCU and VT) to educate students about IREM and encourage PM students to join; work closely with the Programs committee to encourage member participation at chapter events; promote the resources, connections, support, and mentorship that IREM provides to members.

VP – Member Services
Karen Mitchell

Capital Square

Public Relations Committee

Public Relations is the main point of contact for local media outlets, and manages our social media presence, to include: LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook. Possible duties include taking pictures at events; developing ideas for social media posts or engagement campaigns; managing our social media pages; and submitting press releases to local media outlets. It is a great way to contribute to the promotion of our local IREM chapter, our members, and our chapter’s continued growth!

VP – Public Relations
Samantha Huckstep


Programs Committee

Our Programs Committee plans, organizes and executes our various member events throughout the year. Possible duties would include developing new event ideas, securing venues, negotiating pricing, implementing and attending events, etc. The Programs Committee works closely with all other committees.

VP – Programs
Ally Patterson

Range Commercial

Justin Lucy, CPM®

Keystone Waterproofing

Immediate Past President
Chris Croft, CPM®, ACoM

Square Foot Property Group

Programs Committee Member
Sandy Etherington


Programs Committee Member
Regina Brydges

Ruppert Landscape

Programs Committee Member
Susan Powell

NAI Dominion

Programs Committee Member
Logan Stycos


Programs Committee Member
Farin Kehoe


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