“Advocacy is an activity by an individual or group that aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social institutions. Advocacy includes activities and publications to influence public policy, laws and budgets by using facts, their relationships, the media, and messaging to educate government officials and the public.” This is the cold, neutral definition offered by Wikipedia. What is not defined is the emotional
Dear WMCCAI Members, There are times when we must share tough news – and unfortunately this is one of those times. As with many organizations, our Chapter is experiencing a significant financial impact as a result of COVID-19. We met the unprecedented uncertainty of this challenge head on from the beginning. Prudent actions were taken
Your community just received a check from the insurance carrier in the amount of $201,163 to cover property damage caused by a fire. Where do you post it? How to code invoices? What about the deductible? Hold back depreciation – what does that mean? And how does all this look on your balance sheet? Insurance claims can be complex in many ways, not the least of which is the financial accounting for them. Need help? We hear you! Join us for a workshop style session to learn the ins and outs of correctly tracking insurance proceeds and expenses, led by Anne Sheehan, CPA, of Chapter supporter, The Goldklang Group, CPAs.
As a CAI member you will have access to information on the trends in this rapidly changing industry-with practical knowledge, insights from leaders in the field, best practices, research, and tools you can use every day.
Grab your clubs and join your WMCCAI colleagues for a day of golf at Westfields Golf Club. Spend the day on this popular and challenging course, win door prizes and enjoy food and festivities. Registration includes greens and cart fee and food & beverage on the course, and an awards networking reception.
Who’s the boss? If it’s you, let this session be your guide! Missed it at C&E? It’s back by popular demand! Once again, Tiffany M. Releford, Esq. and Jennifer Jackman, Esq., of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP will lend us their human resources expertise! Join us for an overview of federal employment laws, highlight DC, MD and VA employment laws, and address issues associations face in managing their workforce. Learn how to navigate the employment relationship from hiring to termination, address issues affecting the workplace such as protecting against discrimination and harassment, handling reasonable accommodation requests, and best practices for handling poor employee performance and problem employees.