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2018 Premium Partners

 

Gold

Aquatic Management of Houston, Inc.  

Chaparral Management Company, Inc., AAMC 

Daughtry & Farine, P.C.  

Globus  

Greater Houston Pool Management, Inc./Greater Houston Pool Builders, LLC

  Holt & Young, P.C. 

Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC 

Sears, Bennett & Gerdes, LLP 

The Playwell Group 

 

Silver 

AAA Plumbers 

Bartley & Spears, P.C.  

Benson, Kerrane, Storz & Nelson, P.C.  

Best Plumbing, LLC  

Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates, Inc.  

C.I.A. Services, Inc

Creative Management Company 

Crest Management Company, Inc., AAMC 

D & C Contracting, Inc.  

D&D Fence 

Gallagher 

Inframark, AAMC 

LMS Inc., dba Landscape Management Services 

Masonry Solutions
 
McKenzie Rhody, LLP 

 North Law, P.C. 

Property Services 

RealManage 

Sterling Association Services, Inc.  

The Urban Foresters 

Terra Management Services 

Treece Law Firm  

Yellowstone Landscape 

 

Bronze

Barsalou & Associates, P.L.L.C.
 
BB&T Association Services

Brick Restoration, Inc.  

BrightView Landscape Services  

Brookway Horticultural Services, Inc.  

Canady & Canady, P.C. 

Church Services

 Cox CPA Services, Inc.  

Earth First Landscapes 

Earthcare Management 

High Sierra Management, Inc., AAMC 

Hoover Slovacek, LLP 

I.M.S. Landscape Services, Inc. 

J.Q. Brick Repairs 

JR D Construction, Inc.  

Kilowatt Partners, Inc.  

Kraftsman Commercial Playgrounds and Water Parks  

Lambright McKee, P.C.

Merit Service Solutions 

Mutual of Omaha Bank, CondoCerts 

Preferred Management Services, AAMC 

Silversand Services, Inc.

 Sweetwater Pools, Inc.  

Ted W. Allen & Associates 

Terry's Landscape and Design  

The Spencer Company 

Tuttle Construction  

Union Bank Homeowner Association Services  

VanMor Properties, Inc.  


Professional Management Development Program 



May 14, 2018


Some residents think homeowners and condominium associations (generally called community associations) exist just to tell them what to do-or not do. Actually, the association is more like a housing management or  service delivery organization that provides three services to all residents: 
  • Community services-these can include securing trash collection, publishing newsletters, orienting new owners, holding community-wide information meetings, and scheduling recreational and social functions.
  • Governance services-these can include ensuring that residents are complying with the association's governing documents, that the association is adhering to local, state, and federal statutes (like fair housing laws), enforcing community rules and policies, administering design review policies, and recruiting new volunteer leaders.
  • Business services-these can include operating the common property efficiently, bidding maintenance work competitively, investing reserve funds wisely, developing long-range plans, and equitably and efficiently collecting assessments.

Providing these services requires good management (whether carried out by a professional manager or a self-managing board of home owners), strong planning and organization, and carefully monitoring the association's affairs. It isn't easy, but by fairly and effectively delivering these services, community associations protect and enhance the value of individual homes and lenders' interests in those homes.


Stephanie Ferrante
Chapter Executive Director
Greater Houston Chapter Community Associations Institute
9610 Long Point, Suite 330
Houston, Texas 77055
713-784-5462
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Community OutReach
Kids' Meals
Friday, May 18, 2018  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids' Meals
330 Garden Oaks,   Houston, Texas  77018 
While in the Kids' Meals kitchen, volunteers play music, chat, laugh, dance, sing, have sandwich making speed competitions and have a joyful time making meals for preschool kids. 
Professional Management Development Program 
M-350: Manager and the Law
Thursday, June 7- Friday, June 8, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Hilton Houston Westchase 
9999 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77042
Learn how to manage effectively in the legal environment. 
Meet and Greet
Sponsored by The Urban Foresters
Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:00 PM - ???
Hilton Houston Westchase - Rio Ranch Lounge
9999 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77042
Join the students after class for a relaxing Meet and Greet.  Everyone is welcome. 
Chapter Education
Reserve Studies
Sponsored by:  Benson, Kerrane, Storz & Nelson P.C. 

Thursday, June 14, 2018  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 

The Houston Hilton Westchase

9999 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas  77042

How prepared are you financially to ensure the value of your community assets? 

Presented by: Rob Felix, CMCA, LSM, PCAM, RS, The Felix Reserve Group 

Learn more 

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Save the Date
Take a Manager to Lunch
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Save the Date - Legal Seminar

Friday, September 21, 2018

Save the Date - Trade Show 

Friday, October 5, 2018

Trade Show booths and sponsorships available now. 

Call the chapter office for more information. 

Directory Advertising
Our publishing partner, E&M Consulting, is in the process of wrapping up production of our CAI Greater Houston Membership Directory.  If you have any interest in advertising in the Membership Directory, you can view the advertising options and sign up online through www.emconsultinginc.com/adreservation/CAIHMD .  They are very professional and produce a high quality publication.  Don't hesitate to call Brian at 281-645-6654 if you have any questions.  As always, your support of the CAI Greater Houston is greatly appreciated!
Kids' Meals
Help us  deliver free, healthy meals to the doorsteps of Houston's hungriest preschool-aged children. Collect sandwich bags for Kids' Meals.  Bring bags to any CAI event, or the Community OutReach Committee will collect from you. 

Educated Business Partners

CAI has created an online course for business partners new to the community association industry.

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Greater Houston Chapter - Community Associations Institute
9610 Long Point, Suite 330 
Houston, Texas  77055
Building Better Communities
713/784-5462
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