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Due to COVID-19 (And Governor Inslee’s “Stay-At-Home” order –> Click to Download PDF) Several upcoming events have been rescheduled or moved online as a webinar. Watch your email, Chapter Happenings, and our website as we reschedule/change the format of upcoming events. We apologize for the inconvenience! If you have additional questions, contact the chapter office. For the latest COVID-19 health information, statistics, and guidance, visit the Washington State Department of Health website. For all other state resources related to COVID-19, visit the governor’s coronavirus page.

Bowling For LAC 2019
2019 Winter Chapter Mixer
Annual Meeting & Awards Gala 2018
Community Associations (CA) Day 2018
Annual Golf Tournament 2018
Made For Managers Day 2018
Law Day North 2018
Earth Day 2018
Law Day South 2018
Chapter Luncheon March 2018
Spring Mixer 2018
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Bellingham Educational Symposium - Rescheduled - Saturday July 11, 2020 - Click to Register!
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Blog - LAC End of Legislative Session Report 2020
BLOG: Coronavirus & Community Associations
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FAQs About Community Associations & COVID-19 - Click for CAI Q&A Article
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Welcome to WSCAI!

WSCAI is the Washington State chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI). CAI is the only national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent community associations. Our mission is to assist community associations in promoting harmony, community, and responsible leadership. We believe that providing board members, managers, and homeowners the knowledge to better run their associations, they can turn “owners” into “neighbors,” increasing harmony, and leading to more prosperous, safer communities.

What We Do

Education

WSCAI provides members with educational resources by offering seminars, workshops, conferences and educational programs, most leading to professional designations for community managers and other industry professionals. 

Advocacy

WSCAI’s Legislative Action Committee (LAC) works on legislative and regulatory matters, advocating in Olympia WA, on behalf of common-interest communities and industry professionals.

Involvement

WSCAI encourages chapter involvement through committees made up of volunteer members working together to address various areas within WSCAI, giving these members an opportunity to help shape our chapter.

What WSCAI Has To Offer

Upcoming Event

Managers Only Meeting (MOM) Live Webinar

Managers Only Meeting (MOM) Live Webinar

* Live Webinar *
Managers Only Meetings (MOMs) provide information to assist Community Association Managers who want to increase their skills & knowledge-base. Join us online Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for this month’s topic: “Out On a Limb: Tree Management & Permitting — What You Should Know to Keep Yourself Out of Trouble”

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Upcoming Event

Webinars

COVID-19 & Common Interest Communities

What We Can Do to Keep Our Common Interest Communities Functioning Properly During the COVID-19 Crisis

As COVID-19 and the measures taken to contain the virus dominate society, our homeowner and condominium associations still need to move forward with annual meetings, board meetings, and the delivery of everyday services to residents.

Advocacy

Support the LAC!

WSCAI’s Legislative Action Committee (LAC) works on legislative and regulatory matters, advocating in Olympia, WA, on behalf of common-interest communities and industry professionals within the state of Washington. Your contribution is critical in helping the LAC fulfill their advocacy mission, communicate with members and policy makers, raise their profile at state capitols, and retain the services of professionals who help CAI shape the debate concerning issues important to community associations and the professionals that serve them.

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Blog/News

LAC End of Legislative Session Report 2020

LAC End of Legislative Session Report 2020

Washington’s 2020 Legislative Session ended on March 12. The Washington State Chapter of Community Associations Institute (WSCAI) had a very successful year. The bills described below and outcomes noted are a small snapshot of the hundreds of hours of work by WSCAI’s Legislative Action Committee (LAC) and the Chapter’s professional lobbyists to advance the interests of homeowners living in community associations in Washington State.

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What People Are Saying About WSCAI

Nancy K. CannanNancy K. Cannan CIRMS

Retired ~ Executive Vice President – Marketing, CAU (Community Association Underwriters)

“Membership participation and advertising as a member of WSCAI is an effective way to connect with the board members that make buying decisions for their associations and the community association managers who influence those decisions. It’s one of the best marketing tools we have!”

Ken HarerKen Harer

Attorney, Condominium Law Group

“I have been a member of WSCAI for more than 18 years, as a construction consultant, and as an attorney serving community associations with construction litigation, collections, and general counsel needs. I believe in this organization because of the shared resources it provides to the board members and managers of these communities, and the education it provides to help them manage the millions of dollars of property they are in charge of, and to serve their membership.”

Gil PriceGil Price

Executive Director, Condominium Law Group

“As the 2008 WSCAI Chapter President and a member since 2003, I belong to WSCAI because it provides resources and educational opportunities for people living in a Condo or HOA, and for professionals working in our industry. It’s key to surround yourself with WSCAI industry professionals to assist you in the management of your multi-million dollar corporation, otherwise known as your Condo or HOA. Giving back to the community in which I live and work is important to me.”

Catherine KhunCatherine Kuhn, CPA

Firm Director, Newman & Company, CPA, PC

“We want to contribute to the industry from which we benefit. Our mantra is ‘Education’ — of the boards, the managers, and our staff. We enjoy teaching at WSCAI events and have met wonderful people. And ultimately, we are successful when our clients and staff are educated.”

Find a Service Provider for Your Community

Are you looking for a community manager, contractor, insurance provider
or another service for your HOA or condominium?

Find a Service Provider for Your Community

Are you looking for a community manager, contractor, insurance provider or another service for your HOA or condominium?

  • Morris Management Banner Ad
  • Condominium Law Group, PLLC - General Counsel & Collection Services - Partners Ken Harer & Valerie Oman - Phone: (206) 633-1520 Website: www.condolaw.net
  • Trestle Community Management - Two words describe Trestle: Professional. Execution. - Community Management Services - (425) 454-6404 - www.trestlecm.com
  • The Copeland Group, LLC
  • Newman & Associates Ad 2020
  • Barker Martin
  • Rafel Law Group
  • Pody & McDonald, PLLC

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Diamond Sponsors

  • Charter Construction - Diamond Sponsor
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  • HUB International - Diamond Sponsor
  • JJ2 Building Consultants Logo
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  • Superior Cleaning & Restoration - Diamond Sponsors
  • ServPro of Edmonds, Lynnwood, and Bellevue West - Diamond Sponsor
  • Columbia Bank - Diamond Sponsor
  • Community Association Underwriters (CAU) - Diamond Sponsor

Chapter Magazine

Community Associations Journal - March 2020 Issue - cover

MARCH 2020 ISSUE
Journal Advertising Partners:

  • The Copeland Group - Logo
  • Pacific Building Envelope, Inc - Logo
  • Bell-Anderson & Associates - Logo
  • Farmers/Galluzzo Insurance Agency - Logo
  • Heritage Bank - Logo
  • 1st Security Bank - Logo
  • Columbia Bank - Logo
  • Ryan Swanson & Cleveland - Logo
  • J2 Building Consultants - Logo
  • Rafel Law Group PLLC - Logo
  • Ruff Construction - logo
  • Charter Construction - Logo
  • Association Reserves - Logo
  • Community Association Underwriters - Logo
  • RW Anderson Services - Logo
  • Yalnes, Inc. - Logo
  • CIT Group Inc. - Logo

Calendar

April 2020

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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  • Communications Comm Mtg
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  • M4MD Comm Mtg
  • Board & Comm Chairs Meeting
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  • Education Comm Mtg - WSCAI
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  • Membership Committee Meeting- Conference Call
  • Community Outreach Committee Mtg - WSCAI
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  • Managers Only Meeting via Zoom
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  • Market Expansion Comm Mtg via Zoom
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  • Business Partners Comm Mtg
  • Social Committee Mtg
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