CAI Chesapeake Chapter to Host Community Governance Program

The Chesapeake Region Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) will host the CAI Community Governance course in Pikesville, Maryland  on February 9 and 10, 2012.  The two-day course is part of CAI’s Professional Management Development Program for community association managers.

Topics include the legal responsibilities of condo and HOA boards and managers; the relationship between association governing documents and state, local and federal statutes; and the contractual and corporate basis for the manager’s role in community decision-making. The course also covers rules development and enforcement and potential conflicts of interest which managers and association boards may encounter.

The instructor for the Baltimore-area program will be Maryland attorney Tom Schild who is a member of CAI’s National Faculty and the College of Community Association Lawyers.  Tom has taught the Community Governance course in cities throughout the United States, including Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington, Cincinnati, Nashville, Sarasota and Charleston.

For more information on the Community Governance course and the Professional Management Development Program, go to the Community Associations Institute website,

CAI is a national organization dedicated to fostering competent, well-governed community associations that are home to approximately 20 percent of all American households.  For nearly 40 years, CAI has provided education and resources to volunteer homeowners who govern community associations and the professionals who support them.  CAI’s 30,000 members include community association volunteer leaders, professional managers, community management firms, attorneys, and other professionals and companies that provide products and services to community associations.

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