The President's Award is given to an individual who has been instrumental in helping the President achieve CAI's goals through their exemplary service and commitment to the chapter. This award recipient is solely at the discretion of the outgoing president.

2020 - Jannette Shockley, Esq.
2019 -
Kent Atzinger, AMS, CMCA, PCAM
2018 -
G. Lanier Coulter, Jr., Esq.
2017 - Ashlie Gray
2016 - Neal Bach, CPA
2015 - Mike Dangler
2014 - Veronica Cuellar
2013 - Jamie Lyons, Esq.
2012 - Chuck Negas


The Doyle P. Jones Leadership Award is given to the individual who has provided outstanding leadership and demonstrated long-term dedication to CAI and the community association industry. The winner would have provided training, development and/or recognition programs that empower volunteers and members to be effective and efficient leaders. The award recognizes exemplary service by an individual who has played an instrumental role in fulfilling missions of the chapter.

2020 - Cindy Hodge, Esq.
2019 -
Dennis Hoffman, PCAM

2018 - Jennifer Fournier
2017 - David Hill, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2016 - Miye Johnson Yi, Esq.
2015 - G. Lanier Coulter, Jr., Esq.
2014 - Jamie Lyons, Esq.
2013 - Barry Coleman
2012 - Sheri Stebbins
2011 - Nancy Allen, CMCA
2010 - Michael Zenner, Esq.
2009 - Michael Crew, PCAM
2008 - Dale Pendergraft
2007 - Mindy Waitsman, Esq.
2006 - Sue Shaw, CMCA, AMS
2005 - Scott Douglas
2004 - Laura Lazar, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2003 - Jay Lazega, Esq.
2002 - Derek Johanson, Esq.

This award is intended to recognize an emerging leader in the community association industry whose record reflects ongoing and exceptional growth in contribution to the profession and increased levels of leadership and responsibility.

2020 - Kyle Mack
2019 -
Cynthia Hodge, Esq.
2018 -
 Tracy Henson

2017 - Russell Estey
2016 - Melanie Caceres
2015 - Chris Ruthruff
2014 - Tracy Lanard, CMCA
2013 - Kevin Carnes
2012 - Jessica Artt
2011 - G. Lanier Coulter, Jr., Esq.
2010 - Jay Fraiser, Esq..
2009 - Sara Hicks
2008 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2007 - Ashlie Gray
2006 - Nancy Allen, CMCA
2005 - Dale Pendergraft
2004 - Kim Gaddis, Esq.
2003 - Teddy Russell
2002 - Jane Maier

The Chapter Educator of the Year Award is given to an individual who has excelled in elevating the quality of CAI's education programs by developing, teaching or leading a significant course. The winner is rewarded for elevating the quality of CAI's educational programs and for their organizational excellence, strong member support and effectiveness. Evaluations submitted by attendees of a class help determine the winner of this award.

2020 - Nick Brenneman
2019 -
Craig Sears
2018 - 
Stephen Finamore, Esq.

2017 - Jamie Platt Lyons, Esq.
           Julie McGhee Howard, Esq.
2016 - Eric Henning, AMS, PCAM,
2015 - Marvin P. Pastel, Esq,
2014 - Lisa Fuerst, Esq.
2013 - Sally Butler
2012 - Gavin Cobb, CPA
2011 - Jason LoMonaco, Esq.
2010 - David Hill, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2009 - Ken Koushel, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2008 - Michael Crew, PCAM
           James Hawthorne, CMCA, AMS
2007 - Merrill Walker, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2006 - Kathy Dorough, Esq.
2005 - Doyle Jones, PCAM
2004 - Jack Friedlander
2003 - John Lueder, Esq.
2002 - George Nowack, Esq.

The Recruiter of the Year Award recognizes the individual who goes above and beyond to reach out to managers, business partners, management companies and community association volunteer leaders and educate them on the resources available to them through CAI. With new members come new perspectives and new ideas! New members also result in added credibility to CAI and the community association industry, making CAI a more effective advocate for associations, board members and industry professionals. By recruiting, you are expanding your own professional network, helping the chapter grow stronger and adding value to the industry as a whole.

2013 - Ashley Pafford
2012 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2011 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2010 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2009 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2008 - Laura Lazar, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2007 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2006 - Robin Steinkritz, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
           Jay Purut
2005 - Tammy Jones, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2004 - Laura Lazar, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2003 - Mickel Graham, PCAM
2002 - Dean Donald, PCAM

Hall of Fame Award {Retired 2014}
This honor is awarded to the member(s) that have shown long-term commitment of time and resources to CAI-Georgia Chapter and have been given recognition of overall excellence in public affairs, membership, chapter management and development, member services and leadership. The award is presented for exemplary service and the instrumental role played to help the chapter fulfill its critical missions.

2014 - Dennis Hoffman, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
           Stephen A. Winter, Esq.
           Laura Lazar, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2009 - Doyle Jones, PCAM