Teresa Whitmore Earns Top Industry Professional Designation
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Herndon, VA - Mrs. Teresa Whitmore, TWC Association Management, Herndon, VA, recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI). Whitmore is one of more than 1,600 managers nationwide who have earned the highest level of professional recognition in the community association field.
Teresa Whitmore has been a Community Manager for TWC Association Management for the past 12 years and began her career in community management in 1986. A native of Northern Virginia, Teresa is a Virginia Tech graduate with a BS in Business. Civic responsibilities included 12 years on the Loudoun County planning Commission, three of which she served as Chairman. She is married to John Whitmore and has one grown daughter, Katherine Scott.
TWC Association Management, Inc. is a full service company which specializes in both financial and general management services for condominium associations, townhouse clusters, single family homes, and commercial properties. TWC has been providing community association management services to the area since 1981 and manages communities in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.
CAI is national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent community associations. Some 50 million Americans live in the nation’s estimated 250,000 association-governed communities.
To earn the PCAM designation, managers must have five years of community association management experience and complete more than 100 hours of course work. In addition, PCAM designees must fulfill continuing education and service requirements and adhere to a code of ethics.
Professional managers provide administrative, operational and managerial counsel to community association boards. They typically are responsible for managing budgets and contractors, directing association personnel and overseeing compliance with association covenants and restrictions.
CAI and its 58 state, regional and local chapters work on behalf of the professionals and volunteers engaged in the management and governance of homeowners and condominium associations, cooperatives and other planned communities. CAI’s 28,000 members include community association volunteer leaders, managers, management companies and business that provide products and services to these communities.
More information is available at http://www.caionline.org/