FAIRFAX, Va. (January 14, 2019) – FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in North America, announced Airielle Hansford, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM® has been appointed president-elect, as well as reappointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations Institute (WMCCAI.) Hansford is a vice president with FirstService Residential, providing leadership and operational oversight to associates and client communities in the Metro DC area. She has been an active member of WMCCAI since 2007, serving on several committees and task forces, as well as the Member Services Council Chair and Co-Chair of the Annual Awards Dinner Committee. Airielle was elected to the WMCCAI board in 2015, and served as Treasurer in 2017 and Vice President in 2018.  

“We are thrilled that Airielle will serve as president of WMCCAI. The organization is so vital to our industry,” said Trent Harrison, market president, FirstService Residential. “Her knowledge, experience, and dedication in community management will surely be an asset and serve them well.”
Hansford’s new role is a three-year endeavor, throughout 2019, Hansford will be president-elect. During this time she will work closely with the previous president to learn the ropes, and in 2020, she will become appointed president. The following year, she will serve as immediate past president and to help guide the succeeding president.
“We‘re thrilled that Airielle’s role with the leadership of WMCCAI will be elevated. Her knowledge of and vision of, not only property management, but of our industry as a whole is refreshing,” said Rafael A. Martinez, CTP Vice President of Access National Bank and 2019 WMCCAI Chapter President. “During her tenure on our board she has provided fantastic insight and a sharp perspective on how to get things done on behalf of the Chapter’s mission.  She truly is the consummate team player and we are fortunate to have her as the President-Elect of the Chapter.”

About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada.  FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.
With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com.

Jan 14, 2019