The Charleston Apartment Association elected 14 professionals to its governing board last month.

The association wrapped up elections at its November dinner meeting, filling 10 board slots and four executive board positions. The executive board also includes four alternates, and the immediate past president. Newly elected members will begin two-year terms on Jan. 1.

A volunteer group, the CAA board includes first-time members who "will play a pivotal role within the association by bringing new perspectives to our membership," says Tammy Carvajal, association president-elect. The board serves as the group's governing body, setting policy and directing the association's affairs. "The new board of directors embodies the spirit of the industry while bringing talent, expertise and energy to the table," she says. "I am delighted and look forward to the next two years of working with them."

Association directors for 2018 include:

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Executive Board -- President, Tammy Carvajal, Pegasus Residential; Immediate Past President, Lisa Pelloni, AdaLease Property Management; Vice President, Michael Silky, Greystar; Treasurer, Susan Smits, Grayco Properties; and Secretary, Christy Dukes, RentPath.

Board -- Donna Bolewitz, Grayco Properties; Christina Crosby, Pegasus Residential; Megan Fehling, BG Multifamily; Megan Gallagher, Greystar; Cathy Hontz, RentPath; Thomas Howard, Brownlee, Whitlow and Praet; Joey Ingham,; Michelle Lorick, High Associates; Frannie Post, Tribute Properties; and Crystal Wilson, Mid America.

Alternates -- Scott Blalock, Select Corporate Housing; Eric Kramer, Private iPrint; Kathlina Sampson, Greystar; and Ashley Venable, Greystar.