Arizona Self-Storage Association announces elected incumbents, newly elected board members for 2021-2022


PHOENIX, ARIZ. (July 8, 2021) – Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSA), the trade
association that represents the self-storage industry in Arizona, recently announced its
2021-2022 elected board members.
Elected incumbent board members include James Appleton, MiniCo Insurance
Agency; Poppy Behrens, Publisher, MiniCo Publishing, Conference Chair; Richard

Marmor, Legal/Legislative Chair; and Carol Mixon Krendl, SkilCheck Services, Education
Newly elected board members include David Grapsas, a principal of the structural
engineering consulting firm, United Structural Design, LLC; and Lee Starrett, Kiwi II
AZSA’s leadership will continue to include Diane Gibson, Cox Armored Mini Storage
Management, President; Jeff Gorden, The Gorden Companies, Vice President; Martin
Lorch, BPI Capital Management, Treasurer; and Anne Mari DeCoster, Storelocal,
“The AZSA board is comprised of a dedicated team of dynamic individuals who
embody excellence while continually raising the bar for the local and national self-storage
industry,” said AZSA Executive Director Amy Amideo. “We try to honor the past and
embrace the future while being mindful of the present. As such, AZSA is truly fortunate to
have our incumbents back on the board. In addition, we look forward to working with our
two newly elected board members. It’s wonderful to see the synergy of experience and
youthful energy.”
Other returning board members include Bill Alter, Rein & Grossoehme Commercial
Real Estate; David Brown, Wentworth Property Company; Matthew Hall, Stadium
Properties; Korey Hanson, Professional Self Storage Management; Whitney Jurjevich,
owner/operator, Ameri-Park RV & Boat Storage; Ray McRae, Arizona Mini Storage
Management Company; Belinda Rosthenhausler, CDC Small Business Finance; Chris
Rudel, The Rudel Company; and Tarik Williams, TLW Construction.

AZSA boasts more than 600 facilities in the association owned by approximately 300
owner/operators as well as more than 100 associate members who are both local and
national vendors to the self-storage industry.  
AZSA holds numerous events, including live and virtual (webinar) educational
offerings, networking opportunities and its annual conference, trade show and golf

About AZSA
Founded in 1996, the Arizona Self-Storage Association was created to strengthen the self-storage industry in Arizona,
promote professional standards and quality, and present a unified voice on issues affecting the industry in the state
and in its communities. AZSA continues that mission today with approximately 600 facility and vendor members and
300 owners. AZSA works to add and refine services that benefit its members. These services include legislative
watch, legal resources, communications, facility and vendor search, educational events and networking and the AZSA
Self-Storage Conference & Trade Show. For more information visit


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