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Hunt Management’s Affiliation with Community Associations Institute

As many people may know, Hunt Management is an active Business Partner Member of the CAI-WI Chapter, the Wisconsin Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), which is an international organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, competent, harmonious community associations through education and resources for community association management professionals.

Hunt Management is a charter and active member of the Chapter and each of Hunt’s managers and some of Hunt’s administrative personnel are serving as a CAI-WI Director, Committee Chair or Member, working to improve the Chapter and make available to all Chapter Members all the educational and networking benefits available on a local and national level. Both Jeff Hunt and Terry Handel have previously served on the CAI-WI Boards of Directors and as Chapter President, and just recently, Todd Sarauer was elected to the Board and is currently is serving as President Elect. Jeff Hunt, Terry Handel and other Hunt Managers occasionally teach educational seminars to CAI-WI Members and author “best practice” articles. Following is an example of same.

Thank you.

Jeff Hunt


The CAI Board Member Tool Kit — Part Three

Summarized By Jeffrey S. Hunt, PCAM, Hunt Management Incorporated AAMC

As you know, the Community Association Institute (CAI) is a national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, competent, harmonious community associations. In that effort, CAI published “The Board Member Tool Kit” a 120 page manual that provides an overview of Board responsibility and points Boards to the information, tools and resources they need to be successful. It has more than two dozen sample documents and is available through CAI at a nominal cost.   Several years ago I had the privilege of facilitating a seminar at which this tool kit was discussed in depth and following is Part Three of a summary of information contained in Chapters 11 through 15 of the publication. Whether your Association is self managed by volunteers or benefits from the services of professional management, CAI can help you be more proficient and effective as a member of your Association management team. As a Board Member, you are, legally, a corporate Officer, an elected official and a leader, and as such, you are responsible for the successful management of your association. CAI provides education and reference material of all kinds and on most subjects related to the successful management of your community association and, most specifically, how to be the best Board Member you can be. In Part One I summarized what Board Members need to know about Governing Documents (Declaration, Bylaws, Articles, Rules & Resolutions, etc.) and the Roles of the Board, President, Secretary and Treasurer read Part I »

In Part Two I summarized what Board Members need to know about Working with Professional Partners, Meetings, Elections and Finding Volunteers, read Part II »

In Part Three I summarize what Board Members need to know about the management of Association Finances, Reserves, Contractor Selection, Communication and Rules, read more»