Post-Sandy Disaster Seminar for Poconos Private Communities

Jan 10, 2013

Ask the Experts Panel will provide information for disaster planning.

King of Prussia, PA.: Following the destructive Hurricane Sandy that hit the region in October, CAI will present an Ask the Experts Panel Discussion on disaster planning and preparation for community associations in the Poconos area, hosted by the Pennsylvania & Delaware Valley Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI), a national non-profit organization that advocates for community associations and those who call them home. The program will cover issues including insurance, planning and preparation for disasters, clean up, communication with residents and related topics. The session, which costs $30 for CAI members and $50 for non-members (discounts apply for registering early) will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Sycamore Grill in Delaware Water Gap from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The session includes dinner and advanced registration is suggested. Individuals can register online at or call 877-608-9777.

Speakers include Robert A. Travis, with Community Association Underwriters, which has an office in Stroudsburg; Mike Partel, a disaster clean up specialist with RestoreCore, and Dave Timko, CMCA, AMS, community manager of Pocono Farms Country Club Association..

CAI is a 32,000 member organization dedicated to building better communities. Working in partnership with 60 state and regional chapters—including the Pennsylvania & Delaware Valley Chapter—CAI provides information, education and resources to associations and the professionals who support them. Our mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship, ideals reflected in communities that are preferred places to call home. CAI’s Pocono Mountains Regional Council hosts educational programs on issues affecting community associations in the Poconos. For more information, call 877-608-9777 or visit

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