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CAMS Sending Five Representatives to Speak at CAI Annual Conference

Community Association Management Services (CAMS), an industry leader in community association management throughout the Carolinas, is excited to announce that five of its industry experts will be speaking at the upcoming Community Associations Institute (CAI) Annual Conference. This year’s event will take place August 18-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the CAMS team speaking on August 19th.

CAMS Founder/Co-Owner Mike Stonestreet, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, Regional Vice President and 2022 CAI-SC President Tricia Ostendorff, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, and Community Manager Lesa Vermillion, CMCA®, AMS®, joined by John Crawford Jr., Esq., will be part of a town-hall style educational session called “Wave of Change: How Covid-19 Transformed the Community Association Management Profession”. Among the topics they will address are the long-term effects of Covid-19 on the community management industry, virtual meetings, and the pros and cons of working remotely. 

In a separate session, Director of Compliance and Training Cathie Johnston-Pittman, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, and Community Manager Rebecca Duncan, CMCA®, will present “Emotional Health at Work: Manage Stressful Situations and Increase Productivity”. Joined by Tom Pittman, NC Licensed Mental Health Counselor, this session will discuss recognizing and preventing employee burnout, the effects of stress on the body, and the importance of practicing mindfulness. 

“We are excited to be able to once again meet with our peers in person at the CAI Annual Conference,” said Stonestreet. “Tricia, Lesa, Cathie, Rebecca, and I are looking forward to speaking about topics that have so significantly affected our industry, how we’ve been able to learn, grow, and ultimately thrive due to these changes, and to sharing ideas and common experiences with our fellow CAI members.”

The CAI Annual Conference and Expo is the largest event in the community management industry and provides developmental, educational, and networking opportunities and resources for CAI members.