TAA Education Education Conference & Expo TAA MANAGER OF THE YEAR! gram – making this award even more special! To me, this is acknowledgement of all the hard work that was put in to successfully operate my proper- ty, represent my company, and support our associ- ations and industry along the way. I could not have achieved all the success without the great support system behind me at Greystar and the San Antonio Apartment Association.” Kristin is a Community Manager with Greystar Real Estate Partners. She was nominated for the award by the San Antonio Apartment Association (SAAA), one of 25 local apartment associations affiliated with the Texas Apartment Association (TAA). Kristin Walk Greystar Kristin Walk receives Texas Apartment Association award! Kristin Walk, CAM, with Greystar in San Antonio re- ceived the Texas Apartment Association’s Barbara MacManus Apartment Manager of the Year Award on April 27th in San Antonio at the association’s an- nual Education Conference & Lone Star Expo. “To be recognized as the Texas Apartment Associ- ation Manager of the Year is such a huge honor. I had the pleasure of getting to know Barbara Mac- Manus through the SAAA Leadership Lyceum Pro- 12 May/June 2018 | www.saaaonline.org TAA has presented the Apartment Manager of the Year Award since 1989 to an outstanding apart- ment community property manager. The award is named in honor of Barbara MacManus, a long- time member and past president of the San An- tonio Apartment Association, who helped to write the curriculum for the original Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) designation course, which is now offered through the National Apartment Associa- tion Education Institute (NAAEI). The Texas Apartment Association is a trade associa- tion representing rental housing owners, managers and companies that supply services to the rental housing industry. The Austin-based association has more than 11,000 members who own or manage more than 2 million rental housing units in Texas. TAA has 25 local affiliated associations in markets around the state.