Explore Our FL VRMA Committees and potential volunteer opportunities to get involved.
The FL VRMA maintains a number of standing committees and adhoc committees that tackle the important tasks related to the general mission of the association. Each committee has a specific area of focus and is driven by FL VRMA Board of Director members and general membership. If you feel that you can lend a particular expertise to any of our working committees please send us a letter of interest with your experience and request. We look forward to working with you on the important FL VRMA tasks at hand.
Membership Committee: Tom Holevas - Chairman
The Membership committee is intricately involved in the recruitment and retention of membership partners in the FVRMA. Through our Membership Committee we actively promote the benefits of being an FVRMA Vacation Rental Manager Member or one of our Affiliate Members. In addition a number of Member Sponsorships are also available to get your business more visibility and more customers.
The Committee Mission: The mission of the Membership Committee is to develop new and innovative ways to attract new members as well as retain current membership in the Florida VRMA. By leveraging our member benefits and programs the membership committee will engage and support members through education, awareness and networking.
Annual Conference (XTRAVAGANZA) Planning: Nikki DeVeronica, Committee Chairwoman
The FL VRMA Annual Conference is held each year to provide both Vacation Rental Managers & Affiliate Members with a platform to meet, network and grow their businesses. The XTRAVAGANZA is a 3 day educational conference featuring nearly 70 industry vendors from all across the country. This years XTRAVAGANZA is September 9-11 at the Omni Resort and Conference Center, Champions Gate, Florida.
The committee mission: is to plan, organize and conduct the annual conference as mandated by the bylaws. To offer the membership the opportunity to discuss the business of the association, to learn from their peers and from invited speakers, and to meet each other in a relaxed and non-competitive environment.
By Law Review Committee, Tony Santilli
As with any organization the governing By-Laws or association policies change from time to time with amendments to its corporate documents. The By-Law review committee suggests proposed changes and amendments to such documents for approval by the Board of Directors and the membership.
Legislative & Government Policy : Paul Hayes, Chairman, - Lori Killinger, Legislative Counsel
As an industry association continuing to monitor the government and political influence on our industry is key to protecting our members and their businesses. The FL VRMA continues to advocate on behalf of its members and the industry in general to make sure that changes to regulatory statutes and public policy does not create a hardship for the growth of our industry and the members of the FL VRMA. For more information on our efforts on legislative affairs refer to our Political Action Committee pages at Legislative Action. You can also become very active and supportive with financial help to fund this initiative through a donation to our PAC.
The Committee Mission: The mission of the government policy and legislative affairs committee is to support the ongoing Florida VRMA legislative and advocacy efforts in Tallahassee and throughout Florida cities and counties. The committee provides outreach, education and local support to members and chapters that engage local government.
Educational Content and Programming Committee – Jennifer Frankenstein Harris - Chairwoman
The mission of the Educational Content and Programming Committee is to offer quality and diverse educational opportunities to our members by identifying leaders in our industry to partner with us to develop cutting edge content and to share their knowledge and experience through our presentations, workshops, and webinars.
The Public Relations Committee - Laura Puckett - Chairwoman
The Committee Mission: The Florida VRMA PR committee explores and delivers positive public outreach to reinforce the vacation rental segment of the hospitality industry in Florida. Through various media sources we will highlight the guest, the vacation rental manager and the partner stories that have made the short term rental industry in Florida the 2nd largest hospitality sector in the state.
Political Action Committee - Marketing & Outreach - Michael Hannah - Chairman
The mission of the PAC Marketing Committee is to seek new sources of funding to be used in supporting the Florida VRMA PAC and any additional legislative causes in the state of Florida. We will develop messaging that will stress the importance of closely working with, and supporting legislators who seek to protect and benefit the Vacation Rental industry and the rights of property owners and property managers, within the state of Florida.