Leah Craghead with CBC Sudweeks Group in Temecula has received the Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM®) designation from the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). The CCAM is the only California-specific certification awarded to professionals working in the community association management field in California. An estimated 1.36 million Riverside County homeowners, more than half the county population, currently live in a homeowners association.
“We congratulate Leah on earning the CCAM certification. As HOA management continues to grow in complexity each year with more than 1,200 California laws now governing the industry, manager certification has never been more critical,” said Karen Conlon, president and CEO of CACM. “Managers who have earned the Certified Community Association Manager designation offer HOA boards and homeowners the latest education and training with regard to HOA management. CCAMs have completed nearly 40 hours of class training approved by the DRE, including 16 hours specializing in California law. They are also required to stay current with mandatory re-certification every three years.”
Based in Laguna Hills, Calif., CACM is the only community association management organization in the nation to offer a California-only educational program leading to the designation of Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM®) and Master of Community Association Management (MCAM®) for industry professionals. CACM’s membership is comprised of nearly 3,000 California-based professionals from the community association management industry. California is home to more than 48,500 associations. For more information on CACM, please visit www.cacm.org.
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