2019 AHMA Annual Meeting

The Affordable Housing Management Association of Washington (AHMA)  holds their annual meeting during the convention.  The election of board members takes place in this meeting.

In accordance with the Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Affordable Housing Management Association (AHMA) of Washington and under the applicable sections of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW):

OFFICIAL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF: The annual meeting of the membership will be held at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Hilton Convention Center in Vancouver, WA; and


Nominations are being sought to fill NINE (9) seats on the Board of Directors, the terms for which expire this year.  The newly-elected Directors will join SEVEN (7) other Directors (or their replacements appointed by the Board of Directors) who were elected to two-year terms last year, in 2018.  

Currently, nine (9) incumbent Board members whose terms are expiring are:

• Colleen Carr, Allied Residential, Renton;
• Connie Devaney, Kawabe Memorial House, Seattle;
• Michelle Hawley, Bellwether Housing, Seattle; Vice President;
• Shawna Higgins, Washington Housing Finance Commission
• Steven Judd, Finney Neill CPAs, Seattle; Treasurer;
• Doug Repman, Quantum Management Services, Lynnwood; Retiring, not running for re-election
• Kevin Weishaar, Mercy Housing, Seattle;
• Karen Sexton, Indigo Real Estate Services, Marysville; and
• Robert Oley, Guardian Management, Portland 

These seven Board members were elected last year, and have one year remaining to serve:

  • Billie Abers, Capitol Hill Housing, Seattle; Past President;
  • Holly Anderson, Catholic Charities-Yakima; President;
  • Spencer Anderson, United Marketing; Seattle;
  • Kathy Chaussee, Westwood Management & Development, Redmond;
  • Elsie Janson, Pike Place Market PDA, Seattle,
  • Tali Reiner, Security Properties Residential, Seattle;
  • Jason Hainsworth, Hainsworth Laundry, Spokane;
    represents the Associate Members and is a non-voting member of the Board

Board seats can only be filled by, and nominations can only come from, Members in Good Standing. Nominations may come from the floor at the Annual Meeting.


The deadline to nominate someone for either board is Friday, April 19, 2019.


Download the AHMA Board of Directors Nomination Form


Please contact DeAnn Hartman, Executive Director at [email protected] or 360-529-5818