WSCAI-Washington’s Leading Advocate for Responsible Communities

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.  More…

Watch your in-box for our new semi-monthly e-newsletter, the place to register for WSCAI’s upcoming events and gain insight as to what the Chapter has to offer.

Upcoming Events

Click on the events below to learn more about an event, as well as register to attend, Also, be sure to check your inbox for Chapter Happenings, our Semi-Weekly e-Newsletter, which includes links to register for all upcoming events!

WSCAI Bowling for LAC

WSCAI Bowling for LAC

Join fellow WSCAI members at this annual fundraising event and support the Legislative Action Committee (CAI WA-LAC). The WA-LAC is made up of volunteer homeowners and professionals serving community associations in the State of Washington.
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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WSCAI Spring Mixer 2018

WSCAI Spring Mixer 2018

You’re Invited to WSCAI’s annual Spring Mixer! The Spring Mixer is one of the many networking events put on by WSCAI. Our social events provide opportunities for our members to build relationships and share knowledge in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Join fellow WSCAI members for appetizers and a no host bar at Wilde Rover Irish Pub and Restaurant at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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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?

Recent Articles

A Checklist For Selling Your Condominium

You’ve been reading countless articles in the paper about overwhelming demand for real estate and, after much thought, you have decided to take advantage of the strong seller’s market and sell your condo. While many local media stories suggest that selling anything in...

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Reserve Study Washington: “The Top Six Components”

A reserve study is a budget and disclosure document, supplementing operating & maintenance budgets for the large expenses that don’t occur each year. In this busy world, focusing on a handful of key items in your reserve study may keep you out of costly trouble. A...

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Uncollected Assessments: HOA Budgeting for Bad Debt

Budgeting for bad debt is something that associations should consider doing even in the best of times. Saying that associations need only budget for uncollected assessments in a down economy would be as shortsighted as… well, not budgeting for uncollected assessments....

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What are People Saying About WSCAI

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!

Nancy K. Cannan CIRMS

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

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.

Ken Harer

Attorney , 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.

Gil Price

Executive Director, Condominium Law Group

I find my membership in WSCAI to be a rewarding experience in multiple ways. The social aspect of membership makes for new friendships and enjoyable times. The business networking offers a kind of insurance policy against changes in the marketplace and employment. The educational opportunities afford me more confidence in my decision making and thus less stress in my life.ting tools we have!

Kenneth A. Beebe, AMS, PCAM

Community Association Manager, Conrad Properties

“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.”

Catherine Kuhn, CPA

CPA, Cagianut & Company

The information we receive, and the printed materials and magazines, have assisted our association in becoming the best we can be.  It is the feeling of our membership and Board of Directors that on-going education is very important to the success of our association. Currently, I am facilitating a group we call The Board Roundtable.  There at ten Board members, each from a different condo/homeowners association, we meet once a month for two hours, share all kinds of ideas with each other, reinforce the information we receive from CAI, and all feel it is very worthwhile to our own association.

Beverly Ahnert

Homeowner, The Ranch Condominium Association

Having been a Condo Board member for over 13 years and having earned the CMCA designation, I still know it’s beneficial to attend WSCAI’s educational seminars. I learn new things and get a chance to interact with other Board members who face similar challenges as a volunteer in their communities.

Sue Dahlin, CMCA

Sundance Glen Condominium

Community Association Underwriters (CAU)

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Journal Advertising Partners for January/February 2018

Attorneys:

Law Offices of James L. Strichartz
206-388-0600
condo-lawyers.com

Pody & McDonald, PLLC
206-467-1559
podymcdonaldLaw.com

Rafel Law Group PLLC
206-838-2660
rafellawgroup.com

Banking & Financial Services

Alliance Association Bank
Craig Huntington: 888-734-4567
Judy Nordstrom: 296-327-0496
allianceassocationbank.com

Popular Association Banking
510-406-3198
associationbankers.com

Construction:

Charter Construction
206-382-1900
chartercon.com

Ruff Construction
425-487-0702
ruffconstruction.com

Insurance:

Community Association Underwriters (CAU)
Amy Clements, ARM, CIRMS:
267-747-7170
Dianna Kaspar, CIC, CIRMS:
267-747-7181
cauinsure.com

Farmers/Galluzzo Insurance Agency
John Galluzzo
425-226-9239
farmersagent.com/jgalluzzo

HUB International Northwest
425-489-4500
hubnw.com

Management Companies:

The Copeland Group, LLC, AAMC
206-388-0180
copelandgrp.com

Yalnes, Inc.
Seattle: 206-708-7777
Tacoma: 253-358-2000
yalnes.com

Reserve Studies:

Association Reserves
Jim Talaga, RS
253-661-5437

Roofing:

Malarkey Roofing Products
503-283-1191
malarkeyroofing.com