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CAI Annual Awards


Each year, CAI honors a select group of individuals who have made significant contributions to CAI and the community association way of life. We're proud to announce the recipients of our highest honors, which were awarded May 11 at CAI's Annual Awards Dinner as part of the 2018 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C. Join us in congratulating the following honorees.

AnnualAwards_Social (1).jpgDistinguished Service Award 
Robert M. Diamond, Esq., Washington Metropolitan Chapter

President’s Award
Mike Packard, PCAM

Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

Matt D. Ober, Esq., Channel Islands, Coachella Valley, Greater Inland Empire, Greater Los Angeles, Orange County  Regional, ​and San Diego Chapters 

Chapter Executive Director Rising Star Award
Reini Marsh, Central Florida Chapter

Chapter Executive Director of the Year Award
​​Stephanie Ferrante, Greater Houston Chapter 

Byron Hanke Award
Clifford J. Treese, CIRMS, 
Bay Area Chapter 

Foundation for Community Association Research President's Award
Byron Hanke Family 


Author of the Year
Kirk Watilo, LSM, PCAM, Middle East Chapter
Educator of the Year
Kara Cermak, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Illinois Chapter
Recruiter of the Year
Cylinda Walker, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Southern Colorado Chapter 
Legislative Action Committee of the Year 
Utah Legislative Action Committee
Award of Excellence in Designations
Patricia Martin, PCAM, Washington Metropolitan Chapter
Award of Excellence in Membership
Suzanne Borelli, Long Island Chapter 
Award of Excellence in Chapter Leadership
Joel W. Meskin, Esq., CIRMS, National Corporate Member
Award of Excellence in Government and Public Affairs 
John Krueger, Dallas/Ft. Worth Chapter 


>>View the official press release here

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