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Board of Directors Meeting @ Bishop Ranch San Ramon
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
San Francisco Educational Luncheon @ JW Marriott San Francisco
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
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CAI BayCen Chapter San Francisco Educational Luncheon 
“Enter at your Own Risk – Issues Related to Right of Entry”
Please join the Community Associations Institute Bay Area & Central California Chapter at their San Francisco Educational Forum on Friday, August 25th at the JW Marriott San Francisco

Enter at your Own Risk – Issues Related to Right of Entry,” is being presented by Adrian Adams, Managing Partner, AdamsStirling PLC & Eron Kaylor, Vice President, SeaBreeze Management Company, Inc.

Specific issues to be discussed include the following:

  • When and how does an Association have a right to enter a member’s unit?
  • Defining who has the right to enter a member’s unit: i.e. Board Members, Management, Maintenance
  • How can the Association protect itself? 
  • Exceptions to CC&R limitations on right of entry:
    •Floods & Fires
    •Cries for Help
The Chapter Board of Directors looks forward to seeing you at this San Francisco program!

Our Speakers:
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Adrian Adams – Eron Kaylor

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Program Sponsors:

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Table Sponsors:
Alliance Association Bank
Chaix Law
Fenton Grant Law Firm
MB Jessee
Sax Insurance Agency
The Miller Law Firm

You will definitely not want to miss this presentation – Register today!
Register by August 22nd to qualify for early pricing.

When Friday, August 25, 2017 11:30 AM  – 1:30 PM
Pacific Time
Where JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square
515 Mason St, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
Registration Table Sponsor for 4
Registration Sponsor for 4 – Member $360.00
Registration Sponsor for 4 – Non-Member $400.00
Registration Table Sponsor for 8
Registration Sponsor – Table of 8 – Member Rate $720.00
Registration Sponsor – Table of 8 – Non-Member $800.00
Community Volunteer – Member
Community Volunteer – Member $60.00
Community Volunteer – Non-Member
Community Volunteer – Non-Member $70.00
Community Manager – Member
Community Manager – Member $65.00
Community Manager – Non-Member
Community Manager – Non-Member $75.00
Business Partner – Member
Business Partner – Member $80.00
Business Partner – Non-Member
Business Partner – Non-Member $90.00
Event Sponsorship – Member
Event Sponsorship $600.00
Event Sponsorship – Non-Member
Sponsor Table $700.00
Dress Code Business Attire
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Registration Deadline Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Texas Hold’em Tournament @ Palm Event Center
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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CAI BayCen Boots, Boas & BBQ Poker Tournament – 08/31/2017
The Board of Directors invites you to join them and other CAI Bay Area and Central California Chapter members in the Fifth Annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on August 31, 2017 at the Palm Event Center in Pleasanton, CA from 4:30pm-10pm.

In addition to the Texas Hold’em tournament, the night will include Blackjack, a DJ & Dancing, Cigar Bar, Raffle Prizes and more! It is sure to be a fun evening with fellow industry members – all with a Boas & BBQ theme!

Invitation Sponsors:

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Other Sponsorship Opportunities:
NEW! Mason Jar Sponsorship $1000
Lanyard Sponsorship – Lanyards included $500
DJ Sponsorship $1200
Stake a Table Sponsorship $1250
Stake a Blackjack Table $750
Dinner Sponsorship $1000
Beverage Sponsorship $500
Poker Table Sponsors $300
Grand Prize Sponsorship $500
Click Here for more

Register and pay by August 24th for early pricing!

Should you have additional questions, please contact the Chapter Office at (925) 355-1980.
When Thursday, August 31, 2017 4:30 PM  – 10:00 PM
Where Palm Event Center
1184 Vineyard Avenue, Pleasanton, California 94566, USA
Poker Table Guest
Non Member Registration
Non Member Registration $125.00 for a limited time
($175.00 original price)
CAI Member Registration
CAI Chapter Member $100.00 for a limited time
($150.00 original price)
Sponsor Only

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RSVP Thursday, August 24, 2017
CMCA Study Session
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CMCA Challenge
Do you currently hold the Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM) Designation through California Association of Community Managers? If so, you qualify to attend the 1-day study session (and test) where you can also obtain the CMCA designation through CAI.

The CAI Bay Area & Central CA ChapteBoard of Directors is giving those Community Managers who currently hold an active CCAM designation (from CACM) the opportunity to “challenge” the CMCA Exam and become credentialed as a CMCA without having to sit through the two-and-a-half-day M-100 Class: provided that you either:

  • Currently hold an active CCAM designation (from CACM), or
  • Possess five years of industry experience, or
  • Have previously completed the M-100 course.

The CMCA Challenge will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017 ​at the Pleasanton Marriott.

It begins with a FREE Study Session from 8am to 2pm (Breakfast and Lunch will be provided). Debra Warren, PCAM, Vice-President of Education with Associa, will be facilitating the course. The program is offered on a complimentary basis thanks to the chapter’s Business Partners and Management Companies that have come forward to sponsor this special event.

There is a $350 cost to take the CMCA Exam immediately following the study session from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. However, if you pass the exam, the Chapter will award a $350 Scholarship! To be eligible you must be a chapter member in good standing and apply for the scholarship.

We can accommodate a total of 60 community managers, so if you are interested in attending, be sure to register for the Study Session and complete the CAMICB CMCA Application as soon as possible! Only community managers are allowed to attend this program.  If you are not a community manager, please do not register.

How to Register:

Step 1: If you are not a current member of CAI you will need to join as a manager member.  Annual Membership dues are $142. Join Now

Step 2: Complete the online application to take the CMCA examination.  Be sure to select the “Paper-and-Pencil” format for September 8th in San Francisco (Pleasanton). There is a $350 fee to sign up for the test. However, we will award you a $350 scholarship if you pass the test and complete the scholarship application!!!!

Step 3: Respond “Yes” below to reserve your space at the free study session by clicking on the link at the bottom of this message.

Not sure if you qualify to take the CMCA exam?  Go to the Community Association Managers International Certification Board’s (CAMICB) Program Overview for all the pertinent details and start your path to certification TODAY!

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Education Sponsored By:

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Interested in SPONSORING this educational program?
CLICK HERE for more information.

Please contact the Chapter Office with any additional questions at:
(925) 355-1980 or


Where: Pleasanton Marriott
When: Friday, September 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Education Sponsor
Education Sponsor $250.00
Event Registration

COMPLIMENTARY – Community Managers

Annual Education Conference & Expo @ San Ramon Marriott
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
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CAI Education Conference & Mini-Expo 
“Camouflage Mob: Success Through the Trenches by Being Ready for Everything” 09/15/2017
The CAI Bay Area and Central California Chapter’s Board of Directors and the Mini-Expo Planning Committee invite you to join them on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the San Ramon Marriott, for the Camouflage Mob: Success Through the Trenches by Being Ready for Everything themed Annual Education Conference and Mini-Expo.

Learn what it takes to be successful in the trenches of association management by being ready for everything. The educational expo is designed to keep managers, board members, and business partners on the leading edge through changing times.

Whether you are a volunteer board member, new manager, a seasoned professional or somewhere in between, there will be an educational session you will not want to miss. All sessions will be interactive, fun, informational, and provide takeaways. A Business Partner class as well as a three course track designed specifically for Board Members will be provided!

Breakfast and lunch are provided!

Feel free to wear you camouflage or boot camp attire. Prizes will be awarded to the three best costumes! 


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Program Sponsors:

AC Enterprises, Adams|Stirling, Advanced Construction Technology
Alliance Association Bank, American Asphalt, Anderson Group International
Angius & Terry, LLP, A-One Construction, A-Plus Tree,
Applied Reserve Analysis, Association Reserves, Behr Paints
Berding|Weil, Berg Insurance Agency, Black Diamond Paving
Blue Mountain, Broadband Agreements by MFC, Cagwin & Dorward
Chaix Law, CM Squared, Inc., EmpireWorks Reconstruction & Painting
Fenton Grant Law Firm, Flynn Riley, GP Landscape
Heritage Bank of Commerce, Horizon Lighting, Inc.,
Hughes Gill Cochrane Tinetti, P.C.
JPA Landscape & Construction, Inc., Kasdan LippSmith Weber Turner LLP
Kelly-Moore Paints, MB Jessee
Michael Abdou Insurance Agency, Mutual of Omaha Bank, New Pipes, Inc.
Noland Law PC, Popular Association Banking, Professional Parking Enforcement
RockLaw, Russell & Mallett, LLP,
Saarman Construction, Ltd., Sax Insurance Agency
SBS Lien Services, Signature Painting & Construction, Inc., Socher Insurance Agency
Statcomm, Inc., Stonehenge Trustee Services, Tarc Construction, Inc.
The Clarkson Law Group, The G.B. Group, Inc.
Union Bank HOA Services, Varsity Painting

Attend the Expo to be eligible for the two $250 cash drawings. Drawings will take place at 1:45 p.m. You must be present to win.

Managers qualify for 4 hours of Continuing Professional Education.

Attendees Register by September 11th to qualify for early pricing!

Parking Sponsored by:
Kasdan LippSmith Weber Turner LLP
Professional Parking Enforcement
Tarc Construction, Inc.

 For additional questions, contact the chapter office at (925) 355-1980.


Rooms available at the San Ramon Marriott!
$199 Single/Double
(925) 867-9200

Friday, September 15, 2017 8:30 AM  – 3:00 PM
San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Dr, San Ramon, California 94583, USA
Event Registration – CAI Member Manager
Manager Member $49.00 for a limited time
($59.00 original price)
Event Registration – Non-Member Manager
Non-Member Manager $59.00 for a limited time
($69.00 original price)
Event Registration – CAI Member Community Volunteer
Community Volunteer Member $29.00 for a limited time
($39.00 original price)
Event Registration – Non-Member Community Volunteer
Community Volunteer – Non-Member $39.00 for a limited time
($49.00 original price)
Event Registration – CAI Member Business Partner
Business Partner Member $75.00 for a limited time
($85.00 original price)
Event Registration – Non-Member Business Partner
Non-Member Business Partner $85.00 for a limited time
($95.00 original price)
Event Registration – Exhibitor Member
Exhibitor Member $600.00 for a limited time
($750.00 original price)
Event Registration – Exhibitor Non-Member
Exhibitor – Non-Member $750.00 for a limited time
($850.00 original price)
Sponsor Only
Monday, September 11, 2017
Stockton Educational Luncheon @ Stockton Golf and Country Club
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Board of Directors Meeting @ Bishop Ranch San Ramon
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
South Bay Luncheon @ San Jose Marriott
Oct 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Stockton Educational Luncheon @ Stockton Golf and Country Club
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
CAI Legal Forum: California Communities
Oct 20 all-day
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