CAMS Sending Five Representatives to Speak at CAI Annual Conference

Greenville, SC (August 2021): Community Association Management Services (CAMS), an industry leader in community association management throughout the Carolinas, is excited to announce that five of its industry experts will be speaking at the upcoming Community Associations Institute (CAI) Annual Conference on August 19th, 2021. This year’s event will take place August 18-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

CAMS Founder/Co-Owner Mike Stonestreet, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, CAMS Regional Vice President and 2022 CAI-SC President Tricia Ostendorff, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, and Community Manager Lesa Vermillion, CMCA®, AMS®, joined by John Crawford Jr., Esq., will be part of a town-hall style educational session called “Wave of Change: How Covid-19 Transformed the Community Association Management Profession”. Among the topics they will address are the long-term effects of Covid-19 on the community management industry, virtual meetings, and the pros and cons of working remotely.

In a separate session, Director of Compliance and Training Cathie Johnston-Pittman, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, and Community Manager Rebecca Duncan, CMCA®, will present “Emotional Health at Work: Manage Stressful Situations and Increase Productivity”. Joined by Tom Pittman, NC Licensed Mental Health Counselor, this session will discuss recognizing and preventing employee burnout, the effects of stress on the body, and the importance of practicing mindfulness.
“We are excited to be able to once again meet with our peers in person at the CAI Annual Conference,” said Stonestreet.

“Tricia, Lesa, Cathie, Rebecca, and I are looking forward to speaking about topics that have so significantly affected our industry, how we’ve been able to learn, grow, and ultimately thrive due to these changes, and to sharing ideas and common experiences with our fellow CAI members.”
The CAI Annual Conference and Expo is the largest event in the community management industry and provides developmental, educational, and networking opportunities and resources for CAI members.

About CAMS
CAMS is an industry leader in community association management. Our strength is in the wealth of knowledge and experience our dedicated team of employees bring to each client. Our community management team is made up of local experts that specialize in a range of areas from homeowner, property and condo association management to high-rise, mixed-use and lifestyle communities. For more information, visit us online at

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