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Qualifications to Serve on a Membership Representation Group (MRG)

In addition to the qualifications for each individual MRG (listed below), each MRG candidate must meet the following general qualifications:

    • Is a current CAI member.
    • Has not been convicted of a crime of the first or second degree or a crime of a fiduciary nature of any degree while serving as a member of an executive board or during the course of his/her employment.
    • Agrees not to campaign for election or encourage others to campaign in support of him/her or in opposition to other candidates.
    • Commits to attend scheduled meetings (in-person and via conference call) and otherwise abide by the MRG's official attendance policy.
    • Commits to attend the two-day joint Board/MRG Retreat and Policy Governance® training being held adjacent to the Community Association Law Seminar,​ January 30-31, 2018, in Palm Springs, Calif. 
    • Complies with all other CAI regulations regarding the nomination and election process.

APCM Board candidates must also meet the following qualifications:

    • Must be an individual manager member or the designated chief executive officer or equivalent of a management company holding a CAI membership.
    • Individual managers must hold a PCAM designation. In the case of a designated chief executive officer (or equivalent) of a management company who does not hold a PCAM, his or her company must hold an AAMC credential.
    • Must not have been officially sanctioned or otherwise censured by CAI relative to a CAI designation held by the member during the 10-year period prior to nomination.

      No more than two individuals employed by the same company may serve on the APCM Board at the same time. Individuals from different companies that are subsidiaries or partners, or are structured as subordinate entities to another organization or entity, are considered to be employed by the sa
      me company.

Business Partners Council candidates must also meet the following qualifications:

    • Must be a Business Partner member or an employee of a Business Partner member of CAI and maintained membership for a minimum of five (5) years.
    • Must hold the CAI Educated Business Partner distinction.
    • Must have served or be serving on a CAI local or national committee or board, or otherwise been involved on a local or national level. Attendance at local or national events or trade shows does not fulfill this requirement.
    • Must not have been officially sanctioned or otherwise censured by CAI relative to a CAI designation.

      No more than two individuals employed by the same company may serve on the Council at the same time. Individuals from different companies that are subsidiaries or partners, or are structured as subordinate entities to another organization or entity, are considered to be employed by the same company.

Community Association Volunteers Committee candidates must also meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a Community Association Volunteer Leader or Individual Homeowner member of CAI and maintained membership for a minimum of two (2) years. (An individual who also is a Community Association Manager or CEO of a Management Company member, or the owner or employee of a Business Partner member is not eligible to serve on the Community Association Volunteers Committee.)
  • Must have served or be serving on a CAI chapter or national committee or board.
  • Must have served or be serving on a community association board.
  • Must not have been officially sanctioned or otherwise censured by CAI relative to a CAI designation.

    No more than one (1) individual from a particular community association may serve on the Community Association Volunteers Committee at any given time. 

Questions?
Send an e-mail to governance@caionline.org or contact Jennifer Flynn at (703) 970-9244 or toll-free at (888) 224-4321.
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