2020 Chapter Committees

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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 orientation), Holiday Happy Hour and regional happy hours throughout the year. Time commitment: Monthly meetings.
Gina Roldan
Committee Co-chair:
Gina Roldan
ProTec Building Services
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Ray Moody
Committee Co-chair:
Ray Moody VP
City National Bank
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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.
Angelique Madrigal
Committee Co-chair:
Angelique Madrigal
Ross Morgan & Company, Inc. AAMC®
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Patti Specht
Committee Co-chair:
Patti Specht
ServiceMaster Recovery by C2C Restoration
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Education

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 Homeowner Leaders and Managers. This committee comprises Community Association Homeowner Leaders and Managers. Time commitment: Meetings as needed.
Teressa Whitsitt
Committee Chair:
Teressa Whitsitt, CMCA®
Ross Morgan & Company, Inc. AAMC
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Executive Retreat

This committee plans and stages the annual Executive Retreat, a one-day elevated educational conference for management company executives. Time commitment: As necessary.
Alexandria Pollock
Committee Chair:
Alexandria Pollock, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
BuildingLink.com, LLC
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Finance

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.
Michael Lewis
Committee Chair:
Michael Lewis, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Concept Seven, LLC
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Golf (May 18, 2020)

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?
Julia Gomes
Committee Co-chair:
Julia Gomes
Accurate Termite & Pest Control
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Jeff Koscher
Committee Co-chair:
Jeff Koscher
HARBRO, Inc.
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Community Expo (formerly HOA Marketplace)

This committee designs, plans and stages the Community Expo events. These events are primary educational venues for managers and association board members. Time commitment: Monthly meetings and attendance at satellite events.
Karen Kokowicz
Committee Co-Chair:
Karen Kokowicz, CCAM®, CMCA®, PCAM®
Coro Community Management & Consulting
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Michael Valenzuela
Committee Co-Chair:
Michael Valenzuela
Vista Paint Corporation
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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.
Erik Rivera
Committee Chair:
Erik Rivera, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Trilliant Property Management
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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
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Membership

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.
Mimi Cortes
Committee Co-chair:
Mimi Cortes
SAX Insurance Agency
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Tracy Robinson
Committee Co-chair:
Tracy Robinson, CCAM®
Market Lofts Community Association
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Programs/Luncheons

The Programs Committee plans and stages Educational Luncheons during the year. Time commitment: Monthly meetings, plus attendance at luncheons to assist as necessary.
Neda Nehouray
Committee Co-chair:
Neda Nehouray, CMCA®, AMS®
HOA Organizers, Inc.
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Erik Rivera
Committee Co-chair:
Erik Rivera, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Trilliant Property Management
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Publications

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:
Jamilla Davis
Focus:
Jamilla Davis
Dunn-Edwards Paints
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Jennifer Schuster
Focus:
Jennifer Schuster
Valley Alarm
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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.
James Beard
Committee Co-chair:
James Beard, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Valencia Management Group AAMC
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Craig Phillips
Committee Co-chair:
Craig Phillips, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
International Tower Owners Association
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Social

The committee is responsible for putting on Dodger 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.
Ashley Hibler
Committee Co-chair:
Ashley Hibler
McKenzie Rhody, LLP
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Michael Valenzuela
Committee Co-Chair:
Michael Valenzuela
Vista Paint Corporation
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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
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Meigan Everett
Committee Co-chair:
Meigan Everett, PCAM®
SwedelsonGottlieb
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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.
Elaine Gower
Committee Co-chair:
Elaine Gower
The Naumann Law Firm, PC
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Pamella De Armas
Committee Co-chair:
Pamella De Armas, CIRMS®
Silicon Beach Insurance Services
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