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 endeavors (too numerous to detail) to make your investment at Parkside more profitable and your life at Parkside more enjoyable. These are the goals to which I strive.
Jennifer has served on the Parkside at Alexandria board since 2017 serving as a member at large and vice-president. As a resident and owner, her priorities include maintaining financial stability for the long-term success of the community and ensuring Parkside remains a great place to live. Jennifer lives in the North section with her husband, two daughters, and dog. Jennifer has a professional background in affordable housing development both with a DC non-profit as well as a national non-profit developer.
She has developed 824 units of affordable housing across 17sites within DC and Richmond, VA. Her experience in finance, design, construction management, and asset management provide additional resources to the Parkside management team.
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.
Member at Large
Grant has served on the Parkside at Alexandria board since 2018 serving as a member at large. As a resident and owner, his goals and objectives for our community are to ensure we are utilizing all available assets to the greatest extent possible that will best benefit our community. He wants to ensure we are utilizing our operating budget and reserves efficiently, allowing for our HOA fees to remain stable and balanced. He would like to make sure that all owners concerns and recommendations are heard and considered, to include a logical and realistic response.
Grant's professional background is in a variety of roles and positions during his 26 years in the U.S. Army, mostly within the operational, security policy and, procedural and leadership development. In addition, he served as a Mayor managing all facilities, communication infrastructure, local business access security, and regulatory requirements for a 500 persons on a Forward Operations base in Iraq. Currently he is a Practice Director for an IT company.