CAI is thriving today because of our dedicated, selfless, and inspired members, chapter leaders, and staff. Thanks to them, CAI is the international center for community association information, best practices, education, and advocacy. Thanks to them, communities are great places to live.
Hurricane Ian pummeled Florida’s southwestern coast last week, causing dozens of deaths, generating widespread property damage, and knocking out access to basic utilities in communities across the state. Considered one of the worst natural disasters in the state’s history, cleanup, restoration, and rebuilding efforts are ongoing and will take some time.
Managers who earn CAI’s Association Management Specialist (AMS) designation demonstrate a higher level of commitment to their career and the community association industry. Kimberly Anne Mosey, CMCA, AMS, a community association manager with KC Property Services in Huntington Woods, Mich., recently became the 11,000th person to earn the AMS designation.
As property insurance rates are somewhat stabilizing in 2022, umbrella liability rates continue rising for common interest communities. New challenges are emerging in the insurance landscape, and it is imperative for board members and community managers to partner with credentialed and experienced professionals who will guide them through this social inflation crisis and will help them mitigate liability claims.
People consider pets as part of the family so it’s important for community associations to embrace that and document guidelines for pet ownership to ensure a positive and productive relationship for all.