Our MISSION as a board is to make Parkside a highly desirable place to live while enhancing property value through:
- Providing best in class facilities and grounds that are safe and secure for our residents.
- Making fiscally responsible decisions in the operations of the community.
- Making long-term, value-driven investment decisions.
- Providing a transparent decision making process that is inclusive, timely and customer-service oriented.
- Promoting a sense of community and reinforcing Parkside's role as a leader in the West End.
Parkside at Alexandria is governed by a board of directors. Each member of the board is elected to a specific term by the Association members. Board members typically take lead responsibility to oversee and address various operational issues (e.g. maintenance, finances, security, architectural review, etc.) In addition, Committees and Task Forces can be formed as necessary to address special topics.
President of the Association since 2011; prior to that served on the Budget and Finance Committee (including as its Chair), since the Association's inception. Professionally, I am a long-time attorney with the Postal Service, and a graduate of Yale College, Yale Law School and Yale's School of Organization and Management (Business School). In my professional role, I routinely deal with matters in excess of $1 billion. Throughout my tenure, I have worked on various matters, which too numerous to detail, to make your investment at Parkside more profitable and your life at Parkside more enjoyable. These are the goals for which I strive.
Maureen has served on the Parkside board since 2016; serving in the role of Secretary and as a member of the Social Committee. During her time on the board she has started the adult pool party and book club. Maureen is a teacher in Arlington and has a Bachelors from Suny College at Buffalo, and a Masters from George Mason University.
Jeremy has served on the Parkside at Alexandria board since 2006, where he has held various positions including president of the board, treasurer, and secretary. He brings a perspective as a business leader, a property owner, and a parent of two children at Polk Elementary that ensures he's focused on putting the needs of the community first.
Jeremy has had a diverse career across several industries that brings together his technical education and business background. Professionally, Jeremy has worked in the Federal market for the past 11 years and currently is Director of Federal sales for Kofax, a leader in automation software. He's held various leadership roles in the technology and consulting community supporting the Federal government, and has worked as a Federal government program manager for a national security agency as a Federal employee. Prior to his time in Government, Jeremy was a project manager at a real estate developer and a general contractor. He's a founder and part owner, with his wife, of HRP Services, a property management company. Jeremy has a BA in Engineering from UVA and an MBA from UNC Chapel Hill.
Antonio D. Strong, a dedicated member of the Parkside at Alexandria Community, and presently
serving in the role of Secretary on “The Parkside at Alexandria Condominium Unit Owners Association, INC, Board of Directors. He is from Hobson City, Alabama located near Fort McClellan where the FEMA training center is located. He retired from the U.S Air Force as a logistics Air Transportation Specialist after 23 years. Where he learned to serve his country as liaison, Ambassador and Diplomat of Goodwill! He then started his second career working for IT Veterans a small veteran-owned business. He was assigned as the company program manager lead for IT integrations, modification and upgrade initiative of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP). In 2016 Antonio was hired with GSA to work as a continuity manager and watch officer. On April 29, 2019 Antonio was brought on board with FEMA as a Logistics Planner within the Planning and Exercise Division of ORR.
“It is my duty and honor to serve my community at the highest level as a good neighbor!”
MEMBER AT LARGE
Elizabeth (Liz) Davies / Member at Large. Liz has been an owner/resident at Parkside since 2014, and joined the board June 2021; she recently volunteered for the Architecture and Budget/Finance boards, and will also help out with some of the Social Committee events. Professionally, she is a Systems Engineer and Functional Manager with 19.5 years as a government contractor in the defense industry where she has held several leadership roles over the years. She has a Bachelors degree in Information Systems with Business Focus from Christopher Newport University, a Masters in Systems Engineering from Old Dominion University, and a Masters in Software Engineering from George Mason University. She holds six professional certifications, with the Project Management Professional (PMP) most relevant to project planning within the community. She brings to the table desire to solve complex problems, stellar organization skills, strong financial acumen, love of our charming dog-friendly community and neighbors, and whatever else is needed to get the job done! Thank you for electing me to the board and look forward to serving our community