Community Managers

CAI gives you the opportunity to attend educational webinars and programs to increase your knowledge in the Community Associations industry. Join CAI and learn from your peers, share your own expertise, and access tools, resources, and information that can make you a more effective and respected manager. Plus, opportunities to expand your career by earning the following distinguished credentials.

CMCA® – Certified Manager of Community Associations®
AMS® – Association Management Specialist®
PCAM® – Professional Community Association Manager®
LSM® – Large-Scale Manager®

CAI also offers membership for Community Management Companies to expand your client base and the resources to assist you as a corporate executive in growing your company.


Here are the resources and services you will receive as a CAI Heartland Community Manager Member:

Professional Management Development Program
Local Chapter Education and Networking Events 
National Conference and Events
Professional Designations and Certifications
Common Ground, CAI-National’s Award-Winning Magazine
Chapter  Quarterly Magazine (digital copy)
Community Manager Newsletter
Career Center
Service Directory
Advocacy Center
Publication Discounts
Information & Tools
Membership Dues:

The annual membership for individual managers is $139 per year or for a management company, the membership dues are $425. This amount includes the mandatory Advocacy Support Fee of $20 and please consider an additional (optional) $10 contribution to CAI’s Foundation for Community Association Research- a tax-deductible donation to a 501(c)(3) organization.

The mandatory $25 Advocacy Support Fee goes directly to our Missouri Legislative Action Committee (MOLAC) and supports the efforts of CAI to represent and protect our members on state legislative and regulatory issues.

Membership Dues are non-refundable.