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N e w s Inside: CAI N E W S MEMBERSHIP NEWS C A I 6 Membership News 8 Upcoming Events 16 Maine News 17 Massachusetts News 18 Rhode Island News 20 Vermont News Business for Vendors and Service Providers Partner Essentials New Online Course n an industry that supports more than 60 million Americans, nothing is more important than a job well done. The adage applies not only to management professionals and homeowner volunteer leaders, but also to the thousands of companies and professionals who support commoninterest communities — accountants, I attorneys, bankers, insurance professionals, landscapers, painters, reserve specialists, software providers and many others. Their importance to communities and CAI cannot be understated. That’s why CAI now offers Business Partner Essentials, a two-part, online course to help CAI-member product and service providers better understand CAI, community associations and the industry at large. Individuals who pass the course and maintain CAI membership earn the CAI Educated Business Partner mem- Top Hits on the CAI-NE Web Site The CAI-NE Web site — — provides invaluable resources and information for volunteer board members and industry professionals. Check out the following pages. The two-part online course helps service providers understand community associations. ber distinction. By taking this course, business partners will distinguish themselves as an Educated Business Partner and can share their accomplishment with current and potential clients. The course is approximately three hours long and includes two online webinars with exams, as well as printable materials and completion certification. Additional reading materials are also available. Reference to the CAI Educated Business Partner distinction can be used as long as the holder remains a CAI Business Partner member or affiliate. While the distinction can be referenced in corporate marketing materials, it must be clearly associated with the individual who earned the distinction and not a company. CM For more information about the Educated Business Partner distinction visit • Helpful Resources: How Much Detail is Necessary in the Minutes? • Resource Directories: Insurance & Restoration Directory • Condominium Statutes: Vermont Statute Amendments • Program & Event Registration: Board Member “Basic Training” • About CAI-NE: A Message from the President 6 CONDO MEDIA • MARCH 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Condo Media - March 2012

Condo Media - March 2012
From the CED’s Desk
Editorial Board
CAI News
CAI Regional News
Asked & Answered
Homeowner’s Corner
Volunteer Spotlight
Vendor Spotlight
Self-Managed Association Boards
2012 CAI-NE Spring/Summer Service Directory
Advertisers Index
Classified Service Directory

Condo Media - March 2012