CAI Elections

Nominating Committee Announcement

TO:                 All Members, CAI Heartland Chapter  

FROM:

Nominating Committee
Jennifer Block, Past President
Jim Ruebsam, EBP, CIRMS President Elect
Stephen Davis, Business Partner
Dalton Malcolm, CMCA, Community Manager
Mike Mosella, Business Partner
Theresa Staryak, CMCA, Community Manager

DATE:             September 22, 2022
RE:                   Slate for 2023 election to the Board of Directors

Annual Meeting/Director Election Date: December 8, 2022

Candidate                               Membership Representation Group

Rodney Wright, CMCA, AMS, PCAM                  Community Manager

OPEN                                                                      Community Association Volunteer Leader

Note:  The nominating committee is recommending the above nominees serve as Directors to fill the expiring terms of the same Membership Representation Groups. In accordance with the By-Laws, the nominating committee must receive written petitions for additional nominees, and the written petitions must be signed by three (3) members. If no petitions are received by the nominating committee, then, on the election date, the Secretary shall cast a unanimous ballot for the slate of nominees nominated by the nominating committee and such nominees shall be declared elected Directors of the Chapter. 

Nomination forms are due no later than October 26, 2022.  Please submit to the Chapter office at P.O. Box 953, Bridgeton, MO 63044 or via email at ced@caiheartland.com.

If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Cathy Roth-Johnson at 314-423-8859 or by email at cathy@cathy-roth-johnson

Meet the Candidates

Rodney Wright, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Rodney Wright founded HOA Management Services in Wichita Kansas in 2008. In 2022, Rodney expanded HOA Management Services into the Tulsa Oklahoma area.

Rodney’s first encounter with a Homeowner Association was in 2003 when the Developer of his neighborhood was ready to turn the association over to the homeowners. Rodney volunteered and became the President. Through years of being involved with HOA’s, Rodney worked closely with attorneys, contractors, and residents of the community.

His years of experience gave him the knowledge to start HOA Management Services, effectively train his staff and manage Homeowner Associations just like yours.

In 2013, Rodney earned his Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), and Association Manager Specialist (AMS) credentials through Community Association Institute (CAI).  Rodney earned CAI’s highest honor of Community Management, the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) credential in August of 2019. Rodney has also been awarded the Community Associations Institute, Heartland Chapter, Manager of the Year twice, in 2015 and 2020.

Rodney has served on the Missouri Legislative Committee since 2020.  He has been nominated to serve on the 2023 CAI Missouri Legislative Action Committee as well.  


Michelle Giacoletto, AMS, PCAM

Michelle Giacoletto has been in the community management industry for 24 years. In 2003 she joined CAI and earned her CMCA. She earned her AMS in 2004 and PCAM in 2007. Immediately after receiving her PCAM, she started her own, small management company, Metropolitan Management, which she ran until she sold in 2013.

Since joining CAI Michelle has served on various committees including one term on the Board and currently serves on the events committee. Since 2019 she has sat on an international committee with other industry professional from the US, Australia, Spain, the UAE, and Canada among others, as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) for CAMICB.

Michelle is a lifelong resident of Alton, Illinois where she currently lives with her husband, Paul. She has two sons, four bonus children and three grandchildren.

Michelle attended Illinois State University and Fontbonne University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

A few of her favorite hobbies are rehab projects with her husband, boating and attending auctions where they bid on a plethora of items they do not need.


Don Wade

Attended IIT after serving honorably in the US Air Force for 4-years.  Worked in the insurance industry as a field engineer/consultant inspecting HPR properties for several different insurance companies.  Spent time marketing HPR risks. Worked as an engineer/consultant designing sprinkler and fire protections systems. Taught hydraulics parttime in the St. Louis Community College system. Served as President of the Greater St. Louis Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and served on several national committees.

Was elected to the Sakura Condominium Association Board of Managers and currently serving in my 24th year as a member. Was instrumental in getting the Declarations and By-Laws revised and approved while serving as President. Our Condo Association is self-managed, and we have encountered most imaginable situations condos face and have been able to come to satisfactory conclusions.

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