2018 Chapter Committees

Get Involved - Join a Chapter Committee

Active participation on a volunteer committee is an excellent way to network and promote yourself within the community association industry and CAI. It offers opportunities to meet new people, help run an all-volunteer organization and receive a great degree of appreciation and self-gratitude. Choose to help produce a special event or join one of our other committees that are significantly important to the continued growth, well-being and mission of CAI.

Business Partner

This committee assures that CAI-GLAC provides an appropriate array of sponsorship opportunities on an equitable basis to showcase Business Partners' companies, products and services to the membership. It is responsible for Tricks of the Trade new business partner orientations, Holiday Happy Hour and regional happy hours throughout the year. Time commitment: Monthly meetings.
Committee Co-chair:
Gina Roldan
ProTec Building Services
Michael Valenzuela
Committee Co-chair:
Michael Valenzuela
Vista Paint Corporation

Community Outreach

This committee is responsible for developing community projects which benefit communities in Los Angeles County and enhance CAI's image. Time commitment: Monthly meetings and attendance at community outreach events.
Committee Co-chair:
Miranda Legaspi, MBA
Platinum Security, Inc.
Committee Co-chair:
Angelique Madrigal
Ross Morgan & Company, Inc. AAMC®


This committee updates and maintains materials for the Essentials of Community Association Leadership Workshops, CID Law courses and advanced homeowner education programs. Members also train and organize the facilitators. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the Coaching to Credentials manager mentor program and finding new ways to bring education to Community Association Volunteer Leader and Manager members. This committee comprises Community Association Volunteer Leaders and Managers. Time commitment: Meetings as needed.
Committee Chair:
Cyndi Koester, CMCA, AMS, PCAM


This committee monitors the Chapter’s financial status and periodically reports the financial health to the board of directors. Members also explore ways to improve the Chapter’s fundraising results. Time commitment: As necessary.
Committee Chair:
Michael Lewis, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Concept Seven, LLC

Golf (May 14, 2018)

The Golf Tournament Committee plans and stages the annual Golf Tournament in May. This event is the Chapter’s largest fund-raiser. Time commitment: A couple of meetings early in year and then bi-weekly meetings starting in late-March/early-April through event date. Do you like to play golf?
Committee Co-chair:
Ryan Dudasik
Whitestone Painters
Julia Gomes
Committee Co-chair:
Julia Gomes
Accurate Termite & Pest Control

HOA Marketplace

This committee designs, plans and stages the Homeowners Association Marketplace events. These events are primary educational venues for managers and association board members. Time commitment: Monthly meetings and attendance at satellite events.
Committee Co-Chair:
Alan Denison
Elements Landscape Management
Committee Co-Chair:
David San Filippo
Critter Busters, Inc.

Legislative Support

The Legislative Support Committee supports CAI’s lobbying efforts in Sacramento at the local level by disseminating information to members, fund-raising and generally increasing awareness about current legislative issues among members. Chair and Chapter Delegates participate in monthly CLAC telephone conferences and presentation of periodic legislative updates at programs, as necessary. Attendance at CLAC’s annual “CA Day at the Capitol” and “A Day in the District” is encouraged. Time commitment: As necessary to meet lobbying demands at local level.
Committee Chair:
Matthew Plaxton Esq.
Tinnelly Law Group

Mediation Services

The committee is responsible for monitoring and expanding the Mediation Services program offering low-cost mediation to both members and non-members who wish to mediate CID matters. Time commitment: Meetings as needed.
Steven A. Roseman
Committee Chair:
Steven A. Roseman, Esq.
Roseman Law, APC


The Membership Committee is responsible for membership development, including recruiting new members and retaining current members. Committee members are also ambassadors who staff registration tables, welcome new members and host potential members at Chapter functions. Committee members also serve as liaisons, ensuring that members are informed, involved and recognized for their contributions to the Chapter. Liaisons also contact continuing members periodically to ensure that the Chapter is meeting their needs and providing worthwhile benefits. Time commitment: One meeting per month, plus attendance at events.
Kim Province
Committee Co-Chair:
Kim Province
The Miller Law Firm
Committee Co-Chair:
Mahendra "Sammy" Sami, VP, CTP
Union Bank HOA Services


The Programs Committee plans and stages Educational Luncheons during the year. Time commitment: Monthly meetings, plus attendance at luncheons to assist as necessary.
Committee Co-chair:
Neda Nehouray, CMCA®, AMS®
HOA Organizers, Inc.
Committee Co-chair:
Brian Moreno, Esq., CCAL


Focus MagazineThe Publications Committee oversees the FOCUS Magazine, the Website and the annual Membership Directory. Committee members work on themes and content for six magazines printed each year, and add new features to the ever-growing Website and Membership Directory. One key objective will be to establish and follow strict deadlines for all publications. Time commitment: As necessary.

Committee Co-Chairs:
Karen Kokowicz
Karen Kokowicz, CCAM®, CMCA®, PCAM®
Coro Community Management & Consulting

Matthew Gardner, Esq.
Richardson Harman Ober PC

Lynne Collmann, CMCA®, AMS®
Savoy Community Association

Membership Directory:
Stephen S. Grane
Alante Insurance Programs

Satellite Programs

The committee plans and stages regional breakfasts and evening educational seminars in order to reach association board members and managers who may not be able to attend luncheons. The committee is responsible for setting up the program and speakers. Time commitment: As necessary.
Committee Co-chair:
Ruth Moffitt, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Valencia Management Group
Committee Co-chair:
Craig Phillips, CCAM®, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
International Tower Owners Assn.


The committee is responsible for putting on Game Night (July) and Casino Night (November). Casino Night is the second largest fund-raiser for the Chapter. The group puts together a budget, decides the location and the sponsorship package necessary to attract additional participation by Chapter members, and stages the event. Time commitment: Monthly meetings throughout the year and weekly meetings in the month prior to each major event.
Alison Kronebusch
Committee Co-chair:
Alison Kronebusch
Reconstruction Experts, Inc.
Erik Mendez
Committee Co-chair:
Erik Mendez, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
ONIT Property Management, Inc.

Social Media

Responsibilities include: 1)disseminating information about upcoming events and news through social media channels to raise community awareness of CAI and its benefits, 2)developing and implementing a social media strategy, 3)promoting Chapter events in order to maximize manager and association membership and participation, 4)conducting opinion and statistical surveys, and soliciting ideas for future Chapter offerings. The Social Media Committee will work with other committees, as necessary, to develop a plan for promoting those respective committees’ activities in order to draw more public and member support. Time commitment: As necessary to successfully promote the organization.
Committee Co-chair:
Teresa Agnew
Roseman & Associates APC
Mike Perlof
Committee Co-chair:
Mike Perlof
Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP

Wine Night

This committee designs, plans and produces the annual Wine Night event. This event is an important Chapter fund-raiser. Time commitment: Meetings as necessary and attendance at the August event.
Committee Co-chair:
Katy Krupp
Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP
Committee Co-chair:
Jolen Zeroski, VP, CMCA®
Union Bank, HOA Services
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