Community Association Services of Indiana Community Manager Earns CMCA Designation

April 06, 2011

Community Association Services of Indiana, an Associa company, is pleased to announce that Thomas Parkes has earned his Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation.

The CMCA designation is a valued accomplishment in the community management industry. Managers must complete Community Association Institute's (CAI) Professional Management Development Program (PMDP) course the M100, Essentials of Community Association Management. This course covers topics ranging from Facilities Management and Community Government to Risk Management and Financial Management.

Once the manager has completed and passed the M100 they can take the exam to become designated as a CMCA. To date, CASI has 13 Community Managers and Assistant Community Managers with at least the CMCA designation. Higher designations include the Association Management Specialist (AMS) and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation.

"We are extremely proud of Tom for achieving his goal of becoming a CMCA," said Valerie Atwell CMCA, Assistant Community Manager and CASI's Associa University Coordinator. "He has committed a lot of time and energy into furthering his education and experience in the industry and that effort will help him better serve our clients."

Parkes has been a Community Manager with CASI for more than a year and overall has more than 10 years of community management experience, overseeing a diverse portfolio of associations.

Community Association Services of Indiana   (CASI), AAMC, provides community association management and developer services to Indianapolis and the greater surrounding areas. Its sole   focus since 1973 has been to deliver performance that enriches communities and enhances the lives of the people it serves. To learn more, visit or find us on Facebook by visiting

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