From programs to publications to legislative activity, committee members provide the strength that enables the chapter to meet the needs of its member communities in the Washington metro area. We welcome you to join one or more committees depending on your interest and time availability.

For more information about individual committees, please email or contact a committee or council member using their contact information below.

Education Council

Conference & Expo: Responsible for the overall development and management of Conference & Expo, including event promotion and exhibitor and sponsor recruitment. This committee works with the Education Committee to develop conference seminars.

Education Committee: Responsible for the development, promotion and presentation of educational programs, including the Board Leadership Development Workshop, manager education programs, and other programs based on the needs of Chapter membership. The committee also coordinates conference seminars with the Conference & Expo Committee.

Todd El-Taher

Education Council Chair

Wendy Smith, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Education Committee Co-Chair

Donna Aker, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Conference & Expo Committee Co-Chair & Education C

Jan Moshinsky

Conference & Expo Committee Co-Chair

Erik Fox, ESQ.

Conference & Expo Committee Co-Chair

Communications Council

Outreach Committee: Responsible for developing, executing and maintaining programs to foster communications among Chapter members and between WMCCAI and the general public; to encourage participation in Chapter programs and volunteer opportunities; and to promote the value of CAI membership. This committee coordinate’s and implements the chapter’s Community Association of the Year contest.

Membership Committee: Responsible for promoting the value of CAI membership to existing members of the Chapter and the general public. This committee will identify and reach out to prospecting members to encourage them to join CAI.

Quorum Editorial Committee: Responsible for planning and developing content for Quorum, the Chapter’s monthly magazine with a circulation of approximately 3,100. This committee develops topics and appropriate content, and identifies and recruits appropriate authors and contributors.

Crishana Loritsch, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Communications Council Chair

Crystal Coats, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Public Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Lauren Ritter, ESQ.

Public Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Mira Brown

Quorum Editorial Committee Co-Chair

Christopher Carlson, PE, SECB

Quorum Editorial Committee Co-Chair

Sara Pagani, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Wanda Powell

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Legislative Council

Legislative Committees: Responsible for identifying local, regional, statewide and federal legislative issues of importance to common-interest communities in the district, Maryland and Virginia. The committees monitor legislation and helps the chapter set specific issue priorities. The Chapter has three legislative committees: D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Bernie Guthrie, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Legislative Council Chair

Aimee Kessler, ESQ.

Virginia Legislative Committee Co-Chair

William A. Marr, Jr., ESQ.

Virginia Legislative Committee Co-Chair

Scott Silverman, ESQ.

Maryland Legislative Committee Co-Chair

Cary Devorsetz, ESQ.

DC Legislative/LAC Committee Co-Chair

Scott Burka, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

DC Legislative/LAC Committee Co-Chair

Member Services Council

Golf Committee: Responsible for the overall management and planning of the Annual Golf Classic, including event promotion, sponsorship recruitment, and selection of event venue.

Chapter Events Committee: Responsible for coordinating and promoting activities and events for the chapter. Activities include Jump Start January, Annual Awards Celebration, happy hours, and other networking events. Planning includes location selection and sponsor recruitment.

Gabriela Torres

Member Services Council Chair

April Meza, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Chapter Events Committee Co-Chair

Christie Loveless, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Chapter Events Committee Co-Chair

Scott Purpora, CMCA, PGA

Golf Committee Co-Chair

Andy Barnes, CMCA, AMS

Golf Committee Co-Chair