Key Contacts

  • Angela Zaikowski

    Angela Zaikowski

    Angela oversees the day-to-day operations of VAOA. She serves on legislative study committees and participates in the Legislative process through drafting potential legislation and testifying in legislative committees on issues impacting commercial and residential landlords. She is proud to be an advocate for the landlord community.

    She began her work with the Vermont Apartment Owners Association, LLC in September 2003. She is now a principal member of the Association.

    Angela is a frequent presenter of Landlord/Tenant law and best management practices seminars for both attorneys as continuing legal education and private landlords/property managers.

    She is a native Oregonian and received her B.S. degree in Biology from the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon. After college she moved to the Northeast to attend Vermont Law School, where she received her J.D. degree in 2003.

    While in college Angela worked for the Center for Endangered Cats (now known as the Great Cats World Park). She currently lives in the woods of Monkton with her family. In her spare time she enjoys renovating her house and making maple syrup. She also enjoys hiking, snow shoeing, gardening, and knitting.

  • Stuart Bennett

    Stuart Bennett, VAOA Founding Member

    Stuart is the Founding Member of VAOA. When he was actively participating in VAOA, Stuart was the legislative coordinator.  In this capacity, he sat on numerous legislative study committees and participated in drafting legislation, codes and regulations impacting owning, financing, and operating residential and commercial rental real estate.

    Stuart and other business partners own rental properties in Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Maine.

    He enjoys hunting, fishing and skiing, and is an avid enthusiast of water sports. In 1977 he won the National Open Canoe White Water Championship.

    Stuart is married and has two adult children.

  • Cindy Walker

    Cindy Walker

    Cindy Walker joined Vermont Apartment Owners Association, LLC in 2007. She assists in general office administration and is responsible for supplying answers to landlords’ questions concerning rental issues. She enjoys talking to VAOA members and non-members and trying to help them with their questions and concerns.