Next Gen Committee Minutes 12.2018

Next Gen Committee,


Next Gen Committee Meeting = FCAA’s HYPE TEAM

First Coast Apartment Association

December 18, 2018




Grow attendance/participation | Create a Next Gen Event | Implement a mentorship program

NEW Mission Statement: “Next Gen promotes the engagement of future industry leaders through professional connections, volunteering, and educational opportunities”


  • Introductions–

                        Everyone please take a moment to sign the sign-in sheet.

                        We will go around and everyone can introduce themselves.



  • Sponsor a candidate for education (Cam, Lyecum, NALP, CAMT, etc)
    • 0 applications
    • We can continue to earn money for this idea. We already have the application and judging rubric created, we just need to raise the $$$$.
    • Apartment Day?
    • Any other ideas on how to raise the funds?



  • Next Gen Event – Thankful Taco Tuesday


    • Ronald McDonald House donation. Donating $100.–  Thank you to all of those who bought the raffle prizes!
    • Open to everyone – needed to make this message more clear… some non-next genners thought they couldn’t come
    • Price point: $25
    • Venue: Veterans Craft Brewery
    • Food Truck: Taylor Tacos – Great feedback!
    • Promo flyer went out with food drive flyer
    • November 20th – 6:00pm – 9:00pm – The date affected our attendance…
    • Feedback?
    • Attendance: 33 – Goal: 50 – Down by 17


INCOME          EXPENSES                    NET

NextGen Happy Hour





  • 2019 Event
    • Apartment Day?
      • We can pick our own date this year…
      • Scholarship $$?
      • Do another raffle, but use the funds for the scholarship vs a charity.






  • Mentorship Program
    • Brainstorming – Buddy Program – exchange numbers
    • Sounding board – email buddy –
    • There is a communication thread on the next gen page where you can find numbers and leave yours.
    • Lunch n Learn with Panel of season professionals – needs discussion
      • What date?
      • Topic?
      • How many panel members?
      • Who will be our targeted panel members?


  • Reviewing 2018 and forecasting 2019


2018 Goals:

  1. Grow attendance participation


  1. Create a Next Gen Event


  1. Implement a mentorship program



2019 Goals:





Thank you all for everything that you do to make this

committee continue to grow and strive!


We can’t wait for 2019 with you all!

Happy Holidays!