Volunteer Opportunities 

Get plugged in and stay connected by volunteering on an AAGO Committee!

The Apartment Association of Greater Orlando (AAGO) relies heavily on volunteer leaders from all walks of apartment industry life to maintain efficient association organization. Committee volunteer opportunities provide AAGO members with invaluable networking channels, a chance to kindle and develop meaningful relationships with peers, and gain insight into the central Florida market. All AAGO members are invited to volunteer on the committee (or committees!) that best suits their talents and interests.

Unless otherwise noted, committee participation and meetings are open to all AAGO members. If you would like to discuss your talents and how they could best be utilized at AAGO or if you would like to sign up to volunteer, please contact the AAGO staff liaison listed underneath the committee/council description!

Quick Reference Links by the Committee/Council's Focus

Board of Directors | Communications | Diversity, Equity, Inclusion | Education

Government Affairs | Membership Engagement/Outreach | Multifamily Development

Philanthropy/Community Service | Special Events | Young Professionals 

Board of Directors (Application Required)

The AAGO Board of Directors is the primary governing body of the association, and these leaders are charged with oversight of the association's operations, finances, objectives, and strategic planning. At a minimum, the Board meets quarterly, and Directors serve 1-year terms with a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. Each June a "Call for Nominations" is sent out to encourage candidates to submit their interest in serving on the Board.

AAGO Staff Liaison: Chip Tatum, Chief Executive Officer | Contact Chip Here.

Communications and Branding Committee:  (Subject to Appointment by Chair)

This group of specialized professionals assists with AAGO’s communications and branding efforts. Areas of focus include the AAGO website, Key Magazine (Print Publication), content, etc. Committee members must possess, and be able to demonstrate, a skillset or expertise in marketing, communications, branding, or publication. Appointment to the committee is subject to the approval of the Chair.

AAGO Staff Liaison: Monica Ramsey, Vice President of Member Relations | Contact Monica Here.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee (Subject to Appointment by Chair)

AAGO's newest committee! More information on serving is coming soon.

AAGO Staff Liaison: Chip Tatum, Chief Executive Officer | Contact Chip Here.

Education Advisory Council:  (Subject to Appointment by Chair)

This council is comprised of senior management and training officials with an extensive background in education in the apartment industry. The council provides AAGO with guidance regarding relevant industry issues and potential educational opportunities that could assist professionals in their career development.

AAGO Staff Liaison: Chris Mahoney, Director of Career & Program Development | Contact Chris Here.

Friends of the Foundation Committee

This committee assists with the AAGO Foundation’s philanthropic efforts and community service opportunities, which include but are not limited to: Apartment Industry Job Shadow Day, the Summer Party Rock & Bowl Night, Casino Night, events with community partner organizations, and the annual Toys for Tots drive.  It focuses on fundraising in order to help the AAGO Foundation Charity Partners reach more people in need. It also provides hands-on experiences through volunteering time and giving assistance to those in the local community with a goal of bettering their lives.  If you want a great experience networking with those in the industry who have a shared passion for helping others then this is the committee for you.

AAGO Staff Liaison: Jeffrey Bey, Jr., Education and Membership Manager | Contact Jeffrey Here.

Legislative Committee

This group of industry professionals monitors legislative developments that impact the apartment market at the local, state, and national levels. The committee members are also intimately involved with planning the annual Legislative Days trip to Tallahassee and AAGO’s annual Political Action Committee (PAC) Fundraiser.

AAGO Staff Liaisons: Trinity Kutschinki, Public Affairs Director | Contact Trinity Here.

Membership Committee

This body seeks innovative, new approaches to best and most efficiently serve/engage new AAGO members and enhance the association’s outreach in the central Florida Market.

AAGO Staff Liaison:  Monica Ramsey, Vice President of Member Relations | Contact Monica Here.

Multifamily Developers Council: (Subject to Appointment by Chair)

This council was formed for the purpose of responding to local and state issues directly impacting the development of multi-family housing. The development of apartment housing is critically needed in order to keep up with the influx of people moving to central Florida.  This group meets on a regular, but not monthly, basis to discuss emerging issues of broad industry concern.

AAGO Staff Liaison: Lee Steinhauer, Government Affairs & Legal Counsel | Contact Lee Here.

Special Events Committee

This dedicated group of volunteers is responsible for helping to plan many of AAGO’s signature events: Maintenance Appreciation, Golden Key Awards, Trade Show, and the Business Exchange.

AAGO Staff Liaison:  Jeffrey Bey Edwards, Programs ManagerContact Jeffrey Here.

Young Professionals Committee

This body is comprised of professionals who are 40 years old and under from various facets of the apartment industry. The committee seeks to increase AAGO engagement from young professionals and foster leadership development opportunities for committee members.  

Meeting Schedule: Bimonthly (every other month)

AAGO Staff Liaison: Trinity Kutschinski, Public Affairs Director | Contact Trinity Here.