Committee Membership

The Landings Association has many committees on which you can volunteer to serve and provide your expertise. A brief description of each committee is listed below. In addition, if you click on Committees, you can access detailed charters for various committees.
 
You can apply for committee membership by clicking on Committee Membership Application.

The Landings Association reviews applications each fall, with one-year appointments normally occurring at the December Board Meeting.

Several of the Committee have charters, which can be found at https://landings.org/resources under the "Committee Information" folder.

Typically meeting dates, times, and meeting duration are listed below. All committees have the option of being a hybrid meeting, with both in-person and remote committee members.

Appeals Committee - This is a Regulatory Committee. It reviews and approves or modifies fines and penalties for cases regarding non-compliance of TLA Rules & Regulations, including Private Property Maintenance Standards, Architectural Guidelines, and Covenants. It typically meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m., as required, for about an hour.
Skills Required - The Appeals Committee is composed of five Landings residents in good standing with backgrounds and experience in areas such as law, real estate, finance, property development and/or renovation, property management, security, or law enforcement. Excellent people and conflict resolution skills are a must. Strategic thinking with the ability to communicate effectively and exercise discretion is required.

Architectural Review - This is a Regulatory Committee. It reviews and approves plans regarding new construction as well as modifications to property and existing construction. It typically meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 9 a.m., for 2-3 hours.
Skills Required - Clear understanding of The Landings Association’s governing documents, specifically the Covenants, Architectural Guidelines, Rules and Regulations, and Private Property Maintenance Standards. The ability to communicate effectively, interpret design drawings and blueprints, and exercise respect and discretion is a must.

Communications - This is a Standing Committee, providing advice to The Landings Association’s General Manager. It reviews and inputs into the media used to distribute the news of The Landings Association and examines resident feedback. It typically meets the second Monday of the month at 10 a.m. for about 1.5 hours.
Skills Required - As we begin tackling the goals and objectives of our Strategic Plan, we need members with a focus on long-term strategic planning, technologically-focused communications, and ideas and suggestions for how best to reach younger and working owners. A clear understanding of the direction of TLA’s Communications Team mission to provide facts to all members without bias, emotions, or personal agendas is a must. A clear understanding of social media messaging and website analytics is a plus. 

Finance - This is a Board Committee. It reviews the overall financial activity and health, as well as purchases by The Landings Association.
Skills Required - Residents with a background in Finance, budgets, auditing, accounting, and business management are strongly encouraged to apply to serve on this committee. A clear understanding of the financial aspects of a Homeowners Association is a plus. It typically meets the third Monday of the month (except for November and December when it's the second Monday) at 8:30 a.m. for about 1.5 hours.

Insurance and Risk Management - This is a Standing Committee, providing Property & Casualty Insurance and Risk Management advice to The Landings Association’s General Manager.
Skills Required - A clear understanding of how to read insurance proposals, what is covered, and areas that can be increased or decreased as needed to provide adequate coverage. It typically meets during the first quarter of the year at a time determined by committee members.

Marinas - This is a Standing Committee, providing advice to The Landings Association’s General Manager. It promotes the marinas and the associated marinas-related programs throughout the community by planning, organizing, and promoting educational and social events. Committee Members collaborate in a team setting to achieve the success of the Marinas. It typically meets the second Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. for about an hour.
Skills Required - Delegal Creek Marina and Landings Harbor Marina boaters are strongly encouraged to apply. Clear communications skills, as well as an understanding of waterfront activity is preferred. Committee Members are required to attend the monthly Marinas Committee Meeting and will provide facts to all members without bias, emotions, or personal agendas.

Public Works - This is a Standing Committee, providing advice to The Landings Association’s General Manager. It and its many subcommittees review all aspects of the living and fixed infrastructure of The Landings. It typically meets the first Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. for about 1.5 hours.
Skills Required - Members with a background in engineering, negotiating and securing contracts, storm water management, general maintenance, construction, landscaping, tree maintenance, environmental services, wildlife services, fleet maintenance, and road repairs are encouraged to apply.

Security - This is a Standing Committee, providing advice to The Landings Association’s General Manager. It focuses on enhancing the level of security at The Landings through projects such as education of residents, community outreach, crime prevention activities, and cooperative working relationships with other Skidaway Island entities. It typically meets the second Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. for about 1.5 hours.
Skills Required - Members with a background in public safety and volunteering for security operations are encouraged to apply. Strategic thinking with the ability to communicate effectively and exercise discretion is a must. 

Strategic Water - This is a Special Committee, focused on water regulatory issues affecting The Landings.
Skills Required - Members with a background in conservation and negotiating utility regulatory mandates are encouraged to apply. Strategic thinking with the ability to communicate effectively and exercise discretion is a must. It typically meets the third Wednesday of the month, every other month starting in January, at 2 p.m. for about 1.5 hours.

Note: Besides, the above committees, several other committees are composed solely of Directors on The Landings Association’s Board, including Executive, Governance, and Strategic Planning. Other committees, such as Nominating, are short-term special committees. The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Committee helps those residents in need. Finally, ad hoc committees may be created during the year to serve specific purposes and working relationships with other Skidaway Island entities.