March 25, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Campus Advantage's vice president for residence life and management services,
, has been named as the National Apartment Association (NAA) Student Housing Chairman for 2013-2014. Oltersdorf will oversee NAA's Student Housing Committee and assist in planning its 2014 Student Housing Conference & Exposition in
Oltersdorf has served on the committee since the student housing conference started six years ago. He also served as head of its education subcommittee for a few of those years. Last year, he took over as the committee's vice chairman before advancing into the chairmanship. His term started as this year's conference, which ran
, came to a close.
"It has been exciting to see the NAA Student Housing conference grow over the past six years since it was conceived by a small task force and is now a well-established event," Oltersdorf said. "I am looking forward to the opportunity to help that growth continue -- both in terms of total reach as well as quality and depth of educational offerings to our industry."
Oltersdorf said he also looks forward to the opportunity to interact with an amazing network of colleagues -- both operators and suppliers -- who serve the student housing industry. Over the past six years, he said, the conference has developed into an invaluable opportunity for anyone in the student housing industry. He plans to work with the committee and the NAA staff to expand the approach, quality and scope of the educational opportunities offered to student housing operators by NAA.
"We will be doing more work than ever before assessing topics the industry wants to see covered and seeking out the best presenters and innovative approaches to deliver that content," he said. "As a whole, I am excited for the chance to build on what is already an amazing conference."