The North Carolina Self Storage Association (NCSSA) elected new officers and directors during its annual membership meeting on Oct. 29. The elections took place as part of the 2012 Southeastern Self Storage Convention & Tradeshow in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. The new officers are:
- President: March Chase, Southeast Management Co., Rocky Mount, N.C.
- Vice President: Jay Fulcher, Development-Management Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
- Secretary: Eric Gilbert, Moore and Johnson Agency, Raleigh, N.C.
- Treasurer: Robert High, Robert High Properties, Wilmington, N.C.
In addition to High, the following members were elected as new directors: Richard Lillie of Janus International in Temple, Ga.; Deborah Williams of Ultimate Storage Co. in Fayetteville, N.C.; and Tammy Wyatt of A Town and Country Storage in Troutman, N.C.
Chase and Fulcher will continue to serve as directors in addition to Rachel Dyer of Morningstar Properties LLC in Matthews, N.C.; Phyllis Koehler of NU Enterprises Inc. in Mooresville, N.C., Kevin Neal of Storage Structures Inc. in Colfax, N.C.; Randy Reed of Raleigh Road Storage in Wilson, N.C.; and Eddie Stallings of Stallings Storage Inc. in Greenville, N.C.
I'm eager to get working on our 2013 agenda. We have a strong and committed team of directors whose efforts and ideas will continue to enhance our association," said Chase. "Our goals for the upcoming year will be to encourage increased participation among members, build on the current educational platforms we offer to ensure our members receive the best content possible, and continue to fight the sales-tax issue on our industry. As always, our success as an association depends on our membership communication. We expect and look forward to member feedback to help guide us in the right direction.
The NCSSA is comprised of North Carolina self-storage owner/operators of all sizes as well as industry vendors and individuals interested in getting involved in the business. The association aims to provide members with quality standards, proper guidance, networking opportunities and credibility. It's primary goal is to provide leadership and open lines of communication on issues that affect the industry in the state.
NCSSA is managed by IMI Association Executives Inc., a Morrisville, N.C.-based association-management company. More information can be found at NCSSAonline.org.