Volunteer and Get the Most Out of Your Experience

You'’ll get the most out of your membership when you invest time into helping committees stay active and innovative.  From programs to publications to legislative activity, our volunteer committee members provide the strength that enables the West Florida Chapter to meet the needs of its member communities.  

Education Committee

Diane Alfano & Bill Ashby

Board Liaison

Bob Parham

The Education Committee's purpose is to oversee and develop all educational opportunities and aspects that are provided throughout the CAI West Florida Chapter. Evenly distributed between board members, licensed community managers, and industry leading business partners, the committee combines their collective expertise to come up with not only the CEU courses presented at CAI West Florida Chapter events, but also in the matter and format that they are provided to the chapter members. Committee meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 9:00 am.

Business Partner

Craig Finck

Board Liaison
Telese McKay, Esq.

The Business Partner Committee's purpose is to develop and provide information through interactive programs enhancing the Business Partner experience in the CAI West Florida Chapter.  Responsibilities include planning a quarterly Business Partner program with relevant topics and information. Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9:00 am. 

CA Day

Event Leader
Karin Mayfield

Board Liaison

The CA Day Committee is responsible for all aspects of Community Associations Day held annually in March.  Areas include venue selection, venue decoration, promotion, registration, security, signage, giveaways, and staffing for the day of the event.  Committee is seasonal and meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 4:00 pm.

Community Outreach

Deena Smith

Board Liaison

Erin Alexander

The Community Outreach Committee's responsibility is to brand CAI West Florida Chapter in the communities by promoting membership benefits, resources and chapter events to Homeowners/Board Members, Community Association Managers, and Management Companies.  The committee is ready, willing and able to provide a FREE CAI 101 presentation to any community association that has an interest in learning more. Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:00 am.

Golf Tournaments

Spring Chairpersons
Mike Meinhardt & Misty Shepherd

Fall Chairpersons

Rich Gardner & Misty Shepherd

Board Liaison
Eric Lawson

The Golf Committees are responsible for planning and staffing the annual Spring and Fall Golf Tournaments for CAI.  Volunteer opportunities include registration, greeters, goody bag stuffers, beverage distributors and much more.  Committee is seasonal and meets every Monday at 4:00 pm

Magazine Committee

Mary Hawk, Esq.

Board Liaison

The Committee is responsible for the content and layout of The West Florida Wire magazine, published each quarter by the West Florida Chapter.  Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of even months at 9:00 am.

Registration Committee

Debbie Shaffer

The Registration Committee is responsible for managing the registration process for all CAI West Florida events. Committee does not meet.

Social & Networking Committee

Janet Fernandez

Board Liaison

David Daly, CMCA, AMS

The Social Committee plans and conducts all social events for CAI, including the Social Networking events each month as well as the chapter’s community service projects. Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 3:00 pm.

Young Professionals Committee

Bryony Swift, Esq.                                                                                                                                                         

Board Liason
Bill Ashby                                                                                                                                                            

The Young Professionals Committee creates professional development opportunities for the young members of CAI.  Also, to provide networking and volunteer opportunities within the community. Committee meets on 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 am.