The Texas Self Storage State Association Elects New Officers

Posted on Sep 28 2012 - 6:39pm by Winnie Hsiu

The board of directors of the Texas Self Storage Association recently elected new executive officers for the upcoming year. The members of the Executive Committee are: President Mark Skeans with Mission Road Mini-Storage in San Antonio; Vice President Mike Gately with Daughtry Properties in San Antonio; Treasurer Amy Nolan of The Storage Place in Corpus Christi; Secretary Paul Glover of Storage Choice in Dallas; and, Immediate Past President Tom McCloskey of MC Storage in Lytle.

The other members of the board of directors include Larry Easley of Storage Management Associates, Jill Holbrook of Texas Self Storage in Wimberley, David Hunt of Access Self Storage in Lancaster, Ricky Jenkins of The Jenkins Organization in Houston and Clint Wynn of Hixon Properties in San Antonio. Charles Plunkett of Capco Steel, Inc. in San Antonio is the vendor member representative on the board of directors.

Current board members are Robert Loeb of Castle Hills Self Storage in Victoria and Dan Small of Diamond Self Storage in Pearland. The new board members and officers will be introduced at the Annual TSSA Convention and Trade Show scheduled for October 14-16, 2012 in San Antonio.

The Texas Self Storage Association is the largest state self storage organization in the country. It was founded in 1986 and provides opportunities for self storage owners and operators to learn about, to share, and to improve their self storage business. It has more than 3,300 facilities that belong to the organization. They currently have a full-time professional staff of 7.

TSSA holds educational seminars throughout the year. Some of the topics they cover include sales training, education information about the self storage industry and business, and legal issues.

They also hold an annual trade show and convention in the fall. They also give members a copy of the Goldbook, which is a reference manual that covers state and federal statutes that relate to the self storage industry. It also has detailed step-by-step procedures on foreclosures and evictions.

Members also get 80 samples of various forms and a copy of a standardized and copyrighted TSSA Rental Agreement that are all in compliance with the laws in Texas. They also get a semi-monthly magazine that has articles with practical tips on running a self storage business.

TSSA holds periodical luncheons around the state. Those in attendance discuss pertinent issues and exchange ideas and information as they network with their local colleagues.

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