Newsletter | November 2019  Print

CAI Alabama Chapter Holiday Luncheon

This year's CAI Alabama Holiday Luncheon on November 21 at The Club was the last event of 2019. After a very informative presentation about Fair Housing and ADA by Melinda Sellers (Burr & Forman), we celebrated our members and welcomed next year's Board of Directors.

Congratulations to our 2019 Member Award Recipients:

  • Member of the Year: Catherine Booth, CMCA, AMS

  • Committee Volunteer of the Year: Steve Cottrell

  • Rising Star Award: Kevin Eason, CMCA, AMS


We are excited to announce the 2020 Board of Directors:

  • Mildred Lanier (Hayesbury Townhomes HOA)  - President

  • Seth Richardson

  • Amanda Carr, CMCA, AMS, PCAM (Neighborhood Managment)

  • Drew Perkins (Northwest Exterminating)

  • Jamie Phillips, PCAM (J.H. Berry)


A big thank you to our luncheon sponsors for supporting this event: Maestro Maintenance Management, DMA Reserves and Burr & Forman.

Photos from the luncheon will be soon posted to our chapter website and our Facebook page Make sure to check it out and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and Twitter!

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Join a Committee in 2020!

Committees are vital to the success of our Chapter.  They are a great way to get involved, meet fellow members, and put your knowledge and experience to great use! 

We still have open spots on the following committees in 2020:

  • Chapter Ambassadors Committee

  • Education Committee

  • Social Events Committee

  • Golf Tournament Committee

  • Communications Committee

If you are interested in serving on a committee in 2020, please email our Chapter Executive Director Julia Boehm-McKay at [email protected]

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HOA Holiday Tips: Visitor Parking

Thanksgiving means turkey and travel. More than 55 million Americans are expected to travel over Thanksgiving, the most since 2005, according to AAA. Whether you’re hosting or traveling to your dinner destination, your community will likely see an increase in traffic. To accommodate your guests, it’s important to know where they can and can’t park. Follow these tips to ensure a safe and happy holiday season.

Click here to continue reading this article at CAI's


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CAMICB Awards 20,000th CMCA

Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) reached an important milestone awarding CMCA #20,000! Since awarding the first CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) credential in 1996, the community association management field has grown a tremendous amount and CAMCB has established itself as an integral component of the profession.

The more than 73.5 million people in the United States who live in covenant-protected communities rely largely on CMCA certification as proof of ethical, knowledgeable, professional community association management.  It's an exciting time for the profession and CAMICB sat down with one of its newest credential holders: CMCA #20,000 Christina Parker, PCM, CMCA from Reno, NV, who passed the CMCA exam in October here.

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Be part of our 2020 Newsletters!

We are going to start sending quarterly eNewsletters in 2020! The first newsletter of 2020 will go out in the first week of 2020. We would love for you to write an article and/or submit any company news or news from the community that you live in or manage.

Submission deadline for the January Newsletter is December 15th.

Please send any submissions or questions to [email protected]


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Homeowners Guide for Holiday and Religious Displays

Click here to download the Homeowners Guide for Holiday and Religous Display from CAI's

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HUD Takes Important Steps to Address Concerns Regarding Emotional Support Animals

CAI is pleased to report that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has taken an important step to address concerns related to documentation from a “reliable third party” regarding emotional support animals. HUD Secretary Ben Carson asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate websites selling assistance animal documentation.

Click here to continue reading this article at CAI's Advocacy Blog.

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Upcoming Events

December 18, 2019
Webinar: Protecting Your Community
Security Solutions During the Holidays and Throughout the Year

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT

Register Now


January 23, 2019
CAI Alabama Chapter Luncheon & Committee Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm CT
Location: TBD

Save the date! More information is coming soon!


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