To be eligible for the designation, managers must have at least three years of experience providing community management and be a CAI member in good standing. PCAM® candidates must successfully complete the 20-hour Essentials of Community Association Management course; the Professional Management Development Program, which includes more than 80 hours of coursework and six examinations; and a two-day case study culminating in a complete community profile presentation. PCAM®s must fulfill annual continuing education and service requirements and adhere to the CAI Professional Manager Code of Ethics.
Community association management is a growing profession dedicated to fostering responsive, competent, effective community associations. A community association manager's duties include:
The Community Associations Institute is a nonprofit association created in 1973 to educate and represent the nation's 205,000 community associations—condominium associations, homeowner associations and cooperatives. CAI members include homeowners, associations and related professionals and service providers.
[Editor's note] A list of CAI's Professional Community Association Manager designees is shown below.
Professional Community Association Managers:
For members and general inquiries, contact the
CAI Member Service Center:Phone: 703-970-9220
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy RepkePhone: 703-970-9239