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TABLE OF CONTENTS


2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS President


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A Letter from CAI Leadership — Cheryl Murphy


List of Advertisers Announcing the CAI-IL 2015 Board of Directors the


Thomas C. Engblom, CMCA® PCAM®


President Elect Annette R. Byrd, CMCA®


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The Price is Right I will take Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive Condominium Association for a $1000, Alex! — Dawn L. Moody


“Survey Says…” 2014 National Survey of Community Association Residents


The Dating Game — Michael Baum


Truth or Consequences: Settling Myths and Finding Happy Consequences — Lea Marcou


“Treasure Hunt” – Turn Your Reserve Study into a Treasure Map — Matthew Hass


CAI IL Condo - HOA Conference & Expo


Password — Access Control in a Gated Community — Deana Loughran


Hollywood Squares or Match Game? Community Gardening for Your Association — LaManda Joy


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The $64,000 Question... Will your Association’s Insurance Meet the New Requirements of the Illinois Condominium Property Act? — Mindy M. Maggio


Who Wants To Be a Millionaire (or owe a million dollars)? The importance of planning and funding reserves — Thomas J. Dolson


Beat the Clock: City of Chicago Ordinances, Deadlines, and Inspections — Jon M. Boyd


Industry News


The Ombudsperson: Coming Soon to a State Near You — Patrick Costello, Keay Costello & Charles Perry


Professional Designation Recognition Deluxe Classified Advertising


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Vice President Kerry T. Bartell, Esq.


Treasurer Cathy Ryan, CMCA®


Secretary Jerry McNamara


Directors


Mark Chmura Anthony Dister Mindy Maggio Sheila Malchiodi


Carol A. Marcou, CMCA®


Asa Sherwood, CMCA® John Thew Jessica Towles, CMCA®


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Chapter Executive Director Cheryl Murphy


Assistant Director and Office Manager Diana Lane


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