Texas Apartment Association Staff

TAA’s professional staff work collectively to deliver value to members.


Chris Newton

Executive Vice President

Oversees all association operations, staff and governance.


Sandy Garcia Hoy

General Counsel

Manages legal affairs involving both the Texas Apartment Association as well as the rental housing industry.

Government Affairs

David Mintz, CAE

Vice President of Government Affairs

Oversees the association’s government affairs activities, legislative agenda and PAC.

Kyle Jackson

Director of Government Affairs

Directs PAC fundraising, volunteer legislative engagement and related government affairs activities.

Chris Newton and Sandy Garcia Hoy are also part of the Government Affairs team.

Education and Meetings

Donna Harbers, CMP

Vice President of Meetings & Education

Manages association meetings and education programming.

Heather Reynolds

Education Director

Manages all TAA in-person seminars; assists with other meetings and events.


Glenda Holmes, CAE, ABC

Vice President of Member Services

Oversees the TAA Click & Lease program, TAA REDBOOK and other technology programs. Directs volunteer recruitment and engagement initiatives.

Conference & Expo

Lynn Fisher, CMP

Vice President of Conference & Exhibitions

Manages the association’s annual Education Conference & Lone Star Expo.

Communications and Marketing

Michelle Helmers

Vice President of Communications & Marketing

Manages TAA print and digital communications. Handles media inquiries.

David Hewlett

Communications Director

Manages the association’s social media channels, maintains website content and coordinates and produces digital and print marketing materials.


Danielle Corbell

Chief Financial Officer

Oversees the budgets, financial reporting and controls for the association, the TAA PAC and the TAA Education Foundation.

Regina Howell

Finance Director

Manages financial, tax and accounting reports including reconciliation of association member service programs. Responsible for meeting registration including Education Conference, Lone Star Expo and Board of Directors meetings.

Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation

Becca Ramati

Vice President-Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation

Oversees all Education Foundation operations, programs, partnerships, fundraising and governance.


Mike McCormack

Vice President of Technology

Oversees all TAA’s technology infrastructure, databases and projects.


Jennifer Woster


Provides general administrative support and office management for the association.