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CAI President Thanks National Faculty For More Than 3,000 Hours of Service

5/19/2005  -  Alexandria, VA

CAI President Sandra K. Denton, CMCA, LSM, PCAM, paid tribute today to members of CAI's national faculty during the organization's 54th National Conference and Exposition in Tucson. As active members of CAI, many faculty members attend annual conferences.

"These volunteer instructors are responsible not just for educating thousands of their peers and colleagues every year, but also for elevating the community management profession as a whole," Denton said. "They deserve our respect and appreciation, not to mention gratitude from association board members who rely on the knowledge and expertise their managers obtained by attending CAI courses."

Denton addressed more than 600 members at CAI's Opening General Session at the West La Paloma Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

Members of CAI's national faculty are teaching a record 192 courses throughout the country during 2005. All told, these professionals will dedicate more than 3,000 hours to teaching - and that doesn't include the time flying or driving to and from the class locations.

CAI currently has 71 national faculty members, many of whom earned their professional designations after taking the courses they are now teaching.

Nearly 70 cities are hosting professional management courses in 2005, an ambitious schedule designed to bring the convenience of continuing education to as many parts of the country as possible.

"Education is a huge part of our mission, and these courses are an essential component of our total education package," says Michele M. Jerome, CAE, CAI's vice president of education. "These volunteers - many of whom teach classes year after year - volunteer their time to share their knowledge, expertise and experience with others. They don't have to do it, and they aren't compensated for their time. They do it to help others achieve and succeed."

Fourteen different courses are offered as part of CAI's Professional Management Development Program (PMDP), including the highly popular Essentials of Community Association Management, the starting block for attaining professional designations and gaining the skills and knowledge managers use to accelerate their professionalism and advance their careers.

More specialized PMDP courses include: Facilities Management, Association Communications, Community Leadership, Community Governance, Risk Management, Financial Management, Management Company Administration, Advanced Physical Maintenance, Advanced Insurance and Risk Management, Managing the Large–Scale Association, Manager and the Law, Leadership Practices in Building Community, and Contemporary Issues in Community Association Management. These two- and three-day courses have helped thousands of professionals gain in-depth understanding of the critical elements of association governance and management. The courses remove the guesswork from often-complicated issues, providing the knowledge and perspective that make managers more effective and valued employees. Specifically targeted to professional managers, the courses also are relevant to community association volunteer leaders in self-managed communities.

To learn more about the PMDP courses or to view the 2005 schedule, go to http://www.caionline.org/EVENTS/MANAGERS/PMDP/.

CAI faculty for 2005 are:

  • Katie C. Allardyce, CMCA, PCAM, CFM Management Services, Alexandria, VA
  • Sara Barry, CMCA, PCAM, Community Association Solutions, Henderson, NV
  • Linda A. Bartel, AMS, PCAM, Principal Management Group, Pearland, TX
  • Kenneth A. Bloom, CPA, Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon, P.C., Newton, MA
  • Stephen R. Bupp, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Condominium Venture, Inc., Columbia, MD (past president, CAI)
  • Gayle L. Cagianut, CPA, Cagianut & Company, Oak View, CA
  • Judy G. Campion, CCAM, AMS, PCAM, Campion and Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Scott B. Carpenter, Esq., Carpenter Hazlewood, PLC, Tempe, AZ
  • Elizabeth A. Comando, CMCA, PCAM, RCP Management Company, Lincoln Park, NJ
  • Ellen Hirsch de Haan, Esq., Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Largo, FL (past president, CAI)
  • Robert M. Diamond, Esq., Reed Smith LLP Reed Smith LLP Falls Church, VA (past president, CAI)
  • Joseph D. Douglass, Esq., Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, L.L.P, Washington, DC
  • Ronald Duprey, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Kramer-Triad Management Group, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Kenneth Egbert, PCAM, Select Property Services, Cypress, TX
  • Richard S. Ekimoto, Esq., Elisha, Ekimoto & Harada, Honolulu, HI
  • Judy Farrah, CMCA, LSM, PCAM, CCMC, Las Vegas, NV
  • Ross W. Feinberg, Esq., Feinberg, Grant, Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP, Las Vegas, NV (president-elect, CAI)
  • Robert A. Felix, CMCA, LSM, PCAM, RS, Association Reserves-Colorado, LLC, Denver, CO
  • Robert D. Fowner, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, RDF Associates, Inc., Ft. Walton Beach, FL
  • Linda P. Frey, CMCA, PCAM, Planned Community Mgmt. Inc., Houston, TX
  • Howard A. Goldklang, CPA, Goldklang, Cavanaugh & Harris, P.C., Fairfax, VA
  • Mickel Graham, PCAM, SmartStreet, Norcross, GA
  • Jo-Ann M. Greenstein, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Advantage Property Management, Morganville, NJ
  • Paul D. Grucza, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, RTI/Community Mgmt. Associates, Inc., Hurst, TX (Immediate Past President of CAI)
  • Ted S. Herrle, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Admiral's Cove Community Services, Jupiter, FL
  • Lincoln W. Hobbs, Esq., Hobbs & Olson, L.C., Salt Lake City, UT
  • Susan L. Hoffman, AMS, PCAM, Professional Association Services, Newark, CA
  • Marge Imfeld, PCAM, I & I Property Management, Fresno, CA
  • Philip H. Jacobs, CMCA, PCAM, Jacobs, Jacobs & Associates, Inc., Saint Augustine, FL
  • Beth Jones, AMS, PCAM, Management Advantage, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO
  • Lynn S. Jordan, Esq., Powers Phillips, P.C., Denver, CO
  • Linnea Juarez, CCAM, PCAM, Condo. Financial Mgmt., Inc., Martinez, CA
  • Mr. Lou Lutz, AMS, PCAM, Wolin-Levin, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • James H. Main, CMCA, PCAM, Forest Heights HOA, Portland, OR
  • Marc D. Markel, Esq., Roberts Markel Guerry, P.C., Houston, TX
  • Patricia Martin, PCAM, Warrenton, VA
  • Christiaan P. Melson, AMS, PCAM, CFM Management Services, Alexandria, VA
  • Paul Mengert, CMCA, PCAM, Association Management Group, Inc., Greensboro, NC
  • Bernard Meyer, PCAM, Development Consultants, Inc., Hollywood, FL
  • Marjorie J. Meyer, CMCA, PCAM, Prime Site, Inc., AAMC, Houston, TX
  • Harold F. Morris, CMCA, PCAM, Morris Property Management Inc., Nashville, TN
  • Drew R. Mulhare, CMCA, AMS, LSM, PCAM, Realtec Community Services, Williamsburg, VA
  • Carole Murphy, CMCA, PCAM, M & C Assoc. Management Svcs., Inc., Stockton, CA
  • Janice C. Neitzert, CMCA, PCAM, Del Webb Community Management Co., North Las Vegas, NV
  • Theodore Nye, CMCA, PCAM, Mountain Air Property Association, Burnsville, NC
  • Ruth Okada, CMCA, PCAM, ResortQuest Hawaii, LLC, Honolulu, HI
  • James H. Ott, CMCA, PCAM, Appletree Mgmt. Group, Inc., Moscow, PA
  • Joan Owen, CMCA, PCAM, The IDI Group Companies, Landsdowne, VA
  • William E. Owens, CPA, William Owens & Co., CPAs, Carbondale, PA
  • Mike Packard, PCAM, Prescott Companies, Encinitas, CA (past president, CAI)
  • Michael R. Parades, CPA, PCAM, CCM Management, Inc., Charleston, SC
  • Peter S. Philbin, Esq., Rees, Broome & Diaz, P.C., Vienna, VA
  • Rebecca S. Pinckard, CMCA, PCAM, Community Association Banc, Houston, TX
  • Mark Poindexter, CPA, Poindexter and Company, Ventura, CA
  • David Regenbaum, PCAM, Association Management, Inc., Houston, TX (past president, CAI)
  • Sheri Rios, CMCA, PCAM, Summerlin North Community Assn., Las Vegas, NV
  • Kenneth Roberts, CMCA, PCAM, Summus Association Management, Newbury Park, CA
  • Judy Burd Rosen, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Solon Gershman, Inc., St. Louis, MO
  • Loura K. Sanchez, Esq., Orten & Hindman, P.C., Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Thomas C. Schild, Esq., Thomas Schild Law Group, LLP, Silver Spring, MD
  • Kathleen R. Smith, CMCA, LSM, PCAM, Associated Asset Management, Phoenix, AZ
  • Wendy W. Taylor, CMCA, AMS, LSM, PCAM, CMA of Broken Sound, Boca Raton, FL
  • Robert A. Travis, CIRMS, Community Association Underwriters of America, Stroudsburg, PA
  • Clifford J. Treese, CIRMS, CPCU, ARM, Association Information Services, Inc., Honolulu, HI (past president, CAI)
  • Lucia Anna Trigiani, Esq., Troutman Sanders, LLP, McLean, VA
  • Jill Van Zeebroeck, CMCA, PCAM, Management Solutions, Camarillo, CA
  • Debra A. Warren, CMCA, PCAM, Powar Management, San Rafael, CA
  • Linda M. Warren, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, The Warren Management Group, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO
  • Kirk Watilo, PCAM, Action Property Management, Inc., Irvine, CA
  • Gene T. West, RBC Dain Rauscher, Englewood, CO
  • Bryan Zak, PCAM, Hoffman, Zak & Associates, Anchorage, AK

CAI is the only national membership organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent community associations. The national organization and its 50-plus chapters represent managers, community association volunteer leaders, management companies and professionals who provide products and services to many of the more than 270,000 association-governed communities in the United States.


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