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Falls Church, Virginia, January 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Institute of Community Associations (CAI) and the College of Lawyers of Community Associations (CCAL) are proud to announce the members of the CCAL 2022 Board of Governors and the six new CCAL Fellows.
Laurie Poole, Managing Partner at Adams Stirling in San Diego, began her one-year term as Chair of the CCAL Board of Governors on January 1. , advising boards of directors on compliance and application of covenants, conditions and restrictions, and addressing governance and insurance issues. She is currently a member of the CAI San Diego Chapter Board of Directors and is Past President of the Chapter. Poole has been a member of the CCAL Board of Governors since 2018.
David Graf, a partner at Moeller Graf in Englewood, Colorado, is president-elect of the CCAL Board of Governors. Graf has practiced community association law since 2001. He is a faculty member at CAI, facilitating the education and training of community association managers. In 2015, he was named National Educator of the Year by CAI and was ranked among the “Best of the Best” in 2019 by the Educational Division of the Colorado Bar Association.
The CCAL 2022 Board of Governors also includes newly elected members Amy Tinetti, director and shareholder of Hughes Gill Cochrane Tinetti in Walnut Creek, Calif., And Augustus H. Shaw, founding partner of Shaw & Lines in Phoenix. David Kaman, co-founder and managing partner of Kaman & Cusimano in Columbus, Ohio, and past chairman of the CCAL Board of Governors, and Brendan Bunn, shareholder of Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn in Fairfax, Virginia, are serving the second of their two-year terms. Daniel Miske, partner at Husch Blackwell in Milwaukee, has been re-elected to the CCAL board of directors.
Established in 1993 by the CAI Board of Directors, CCAL provides a forum for experienced legal professionals working in community association law to exchange information. Its objectives include the promotion of high standards of professional and ethical responsibility, the improvement and promotion of the law and practice of community associations, and the facilitation of the development of educational materials and programs relating to legal issues in the developments of common interest.
CCAL members are lawyers who have demonstrated skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct and are dedicated to excellence in the specialist practice of community association law. They are involved in state and federal legislative activities and prepare amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs on critical court cases that affect communities of common interest.
CCAL has 161 scholarship recipients, including six who will be inducted at CAI’s 2022 Community Association Law Seminar February 9-12 in La Quinta, Calif. The new CCAL scholarship recipients are:
- Adam H. Clarkson, The Clarkson Law Group, Las Vegas
- Stephen M. Guerra, Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer, Farmington Hills, Michigan.
- Nathan R. McGuire, Adams Stirling, Stockton, Calif.
- Kimberly M. O’Halloran Perez, Rees Broome, Tysons Corner, Virginia.
- Kimberly M. Sutter, Eads, Murray & Pugh, Indianapolis
- Jennifer Wojciechowski, Underwriters of America Community Association, Newtown, Pennsylvania.
About the Institute of Community Associations
Since 1973, Institute of Community Associations (CAI) is the leading provider of resources and information for landlords, volunteer board officers, professional managers and professionals in more than 355,000 homeowner associations, condominiums and housing co-ops in the United States and in millions of communities around the world. With more than 42,000 members, CAI works in partnership with 36 legislative action committees and 63 affiliated chapters in the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, as well as with housing leaders in several other countries, including Australia, Spain, and the United Kingdom. A global 501 (c) (6) non-profit organization, CAI is the leading authority on the management, governance, education and advocacy of community associations. Our mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship, ideals reflected in community associations which are privileged places to feel at home. Visit us at www.caionline.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook @CAISocial.
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