POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

TAA’s PAC is an integral part of TAA’s advocacy efforts on behalf of the Texas rental housing industry.

Texas has one of the nation’s best operating climates for the rental housing industry, and the Texas Apartment Association advocates on behalf of our members to keep it that way.

The Texas Apartment Association’s Political Action Committee is one of the largest trade association PACs in Texas. As an essential part of TAA’s advocacy efforts, the TAA PAC pools the voluntary contributions of our investor members to support candidates for the Texas Legislature and for statewide office who favor a healthy business climate for the state, our industry and our communities.

$750,000 contributed to Texas candidates in the last two years

TAA’s PAC is in the state’s Top 10 for trade associations

Who can contribute to the TAA PAC?
TAA members and local associations contribute to the TAA PAC. Contributions are voluntary and are used for political purposes. The TAA PAC accepts contributions from individuals, sole proprietorships and LLCs without corporate ownership. The TAA PAC does not accept corporate funds. PAC investments are not tax deductible.

How are TAA PAC funds used?
We support candidates for the Texas Legislature and for statewide elected offices. In some cases, the TAA PAC contributes to candidates for local elected offices. The TAA PAC is nonpartisan.

Who decides how TAA PAC funds are used?
Volunteer leaders who serve on TAA’s Legislative Committee discuss and make contribution recommendations to candidates based on feedback from local association members and staff, and from TAA’s government affairs team. The Legislative Committee approves donations to candidates for Texas House and Texas Senate, and the full TAA Board approves contributions to candidates for statewide office.

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Supporting your profession and your association is important in its own right, but TAA members who invest in the TAA PAC will also receive these benefits:

Chairman’s Club: $5,000 and more
  • Exclusive invitations to semi-annual events with Texas’s leading elected officials
  • TAA PAC gift
  • Recognition on materials at any PAC-related functions
  • Complimentary entry for donor and two guests to the PAC Lounge at the annual TAA Education Conference & Lone Star Expo
  • Invitations to participate in quarterly PAC update conference calls
President’s Club: $2,500
  • TAA PAC gift
  • Recognition on materials at any PAC-related functions
  • Complimentary entrance for donor and one guest to the PAC Lounge at the annual TAA Education Conference & Lone Star Expo
  • Invitations to participate in quarterly PAC update conference calls
Vice President’s Club: $1,000
  • Recognition on materials at any PAC-related functions
  • Complimentary entrance to the PAC Lounge at the annual TAA Education Conference & Lone Star Expo
  • Invitations to participate in quarterly PAC update conference calls
Executive’s Club: $500
  • Recognition on materials at any PAC-related function
  • Invitations to participate in quarterly PAC update conference calls

Chairman’s Club: $5,000+
Mark Hurley, San Antonio
Demetrio Jimenez, El Paso
Mont McClendon, Lubbock

President’s Club: $2,500+
Nicolle Block, Arlington
Lori Bush, Dallas
Leah Christian, Coppell
Jeff Duerstock, Dallas
Kelley Liserio, San Antonio
Ian Mattingly, Plano
Char McCurdy, Rockwall
Mike Rust, New Braunfels
Preston Sams, Garland
Mat Tilley, Houston
Dawn Waye, Krugerville
Peyton Welty, Houston
Jerold Winograd, Houston

Vice President’s Club: $1,000+
Jeff Blevins, Houston
Barry Bogue, Amarillo
John Brandes, Dallas
Michelle Bridges, Sugar Land
Billy Griffin, Cypress
Matthew Haines, Lake Dallas
Traci Hall, McKinney
Marcia Heller, El Paso
Adam Keck, Argyle
Victoria Keeler, San Antonio
Susan O’Brien-Garner, Sachse
Jay Parmelee, Dallas
Crystal Moya, Edinburg
Jessica Vo Mast, Dallas

Executive’s Club: $500+
Ryan Baldwin, San Antonio
Lisa Clark, Midlothian
Kathy Colwell, Corpus Christi
Jennifer Dales, Tyler
Theresa Ebner, Smithville
Mike Follis, Frisco
Lani Gardner, Celina
Eric Heller, El Paso
David Hodge, Schulenburg
Matt Jones, Prosper
Norma Ledbetter, Houston
Laura Lestus, Huntsville
Candis Mohr, Tomball
Mindy Price, Angleton
Angi Pusateri, Bradenton, FL
Hugh Reed, Amarillo
Christy Rodriguez, Houston
Megan Thornburg, Carrollton
Tammie Varela, Arlington

Sporting Clay Event Donors

Ronni Anthony, Fort Worth
Wes Batterton, Tampa, FL
Marivel Bownds, Spring
Jackie Cagle, Keller
Brenda Carpenter, McKinney
Leah Christian, Coppell
Scottye Denbow, Trophy Club
Derek DeVries, Fulshear
Travis Fowler, Mason
James Giddens, Red Oak
Gary Greene, Universal City
Norma Ledbetter, Houston
Liz Levins, Houston
Keith Licciardo, Stafford
Joshua Nichols, Austin
Theresa Ryholt, Houston
Charles Stroud, Plano
Debra Sulzer, Magnolia
Brant Walz, New Braunfels
Tony Whitaker, Houston
Nichole Williams, Silsbee

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