Active Members and Partners with Trade Organizations
As leaders in community association management, AAM understands the positive impact industry trade organizations help make to ensure the continued support and advocacy of raising the bar in professionalism for the industry as a whole.
As Board members of an HOA, it is prudent to select a community association management partner that is an active member of industry trade organizations, as these companies:
- Operate at the highest level of professionalism
- Follow a specific code of ethics and industry standards
- Employ industry certified/designated community managers and support staff
- Participate in on-going education that promotes effective leadership
- Stay up-to-date with changing state legislation that may impact HOAs and the community management industry
Industry Trade Organizations:
National Level | Community Associations Institute (CAI)
On a national level, AAM is a multi-state partner of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), an organization dedicated to providing education and resources to those involved in the community association industry.
AAM is proud to support and employ staff members that have earned their Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) certification, Association Management Specialist (AMS) certification and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM), CAI’s highest professional recognition available nationwide. Additionally, AAM employees serve on various committees, as well as instruct classes for the organization (www.caionline.org).
States AAM has CAI Membership: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Michigan, South Carolina, and North Carolina
Arizona Specific | Arizona Association of Community Managers (AACM)
In Arizona, AAM is a member and founding partner of the Arizona Association of Community Managers (AACM), an organization committed to promoting a positive understanding of HOAs and the contribution that professional management companies provide in the development, establishment and maintenance of communities.
AAM invests in the Certified Arizona Association Manager (CAAM) designation to ensure managers and support staff are well versed in Arizona specific HOA Law as well as Ethics, Accounting, and Operations. Additionally, AAM serves on the AACM Board, Professional Standards Committee and Education Committee (www.aacm.com).
Overview/additional info: The primary goals of organizations such as CAI and AACM is to give a voice to management companies and association members at the legislative level, and to establish a high standard for education, ethics, and sound business practices for management companies throughout the United States.