Join as a Community Manager

Join as a Community Manager

This 12-month membership is for professionals who are on a career path to responsible community association management.



  • Take Charge of Your Career
    CAI is the foremost educator of community managers.
  • Enhance Your Network
    Create professional relationships and become part of a community of peers in this industry.
  • Broaden Your Knowledge
    The dues are minimal for the amount of education and information available to community managers.

    Membership Dues:

    $119 plus the mandatory Advocacy Support Fee of $20 and an optional $10 contribution to CAI’s Foundation for Community Association Research—a tax-deductible donation to a 501(c)(3) organization.


Take advantage of these great resources and services:

  • Both National and Local Membership
  • National Course Program to Earn Professional Certifications and Designations
  • Coaching to Credentials Mentoring Program
  • Career Center
  • National Conferences and Local Educational Events/Workshops
  • Discussion Forums
    Connect with your peers to brainstorm, network and collaborate.
  • Service Directory
    Browse our member list by field category or company name for vendors experienced in providing services to HOAs.
  • Practical Guidance, including tips on such topics as:
    • Cutting costs
    • Running successful board meetings
    • Resolving disputes
    • Enforcing governing documents
    • Insurance coverages
    • Funding reserves
  • Member Assistance
    Contact the Chapter Office with any community governance question and we will provide resources to help you get the answers you need.
  • Publications
    Subscription to CAI’s national and local bimonthly magazines
    Gain access to more than 100 publications, guides, and reports to help you advise your associations.
  • Member discounts on educational events/programs and publications
  • Full-time Lobbyist representation in Sacramento on all HOA issues
  • Website Links to Resources 


Visit CAI Online to join online using a credit card.

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