New Chapter Leaders Take Office at CAI

Dec 18, 2013

Executive Committee elected at Annual Meeting

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King of Prussia, PA.: Brian Friel, CIC, CIRMS, a partner with Smith Insurance Associates in Spring House, PA was elected President of the Board and will assume office on January 1 as the new President of the Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter of Community Associations Institute.

Friel, along with other members of the chapter’s leadership, were elected by the chapter Board of Directors at the December 12 Board Meeting. Friel has been involved in community association insurance and risk management since 2000 and has been an active volunteer with CAI for many years.  

 “I look forward to working with the chapter leadership, board members, staff and dozens of chapter volunteers as we continue to bring information, resources and critical educational services to homeowners as well as community association managers. Our goal is to build better communities, and help residents of community associations to protect the value of their most important asset, their home,” Friel said.

Kevin McGrath, PCAM, will serve as the chapter’s President-elect for 2014. McGrath is President of Benjamin Cobrin & Company, a community association management firm in Narberth, PA. Mitchell Frumkin, PE, RS, CGP, President of Kipcon, Inc. in North Brunswick, NJ will serve as vice president. Carol Richard, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, with Associa / Mid-Atlantic Management Company, AAMC will serve as Treasurer and Jennifer Brick with the law firm of Herrick Feinstein will serve as Secretary.

In addition to the above officers, two new members were elected to the chapter board of directors. Kevin Brown, CMCA, AMS, PCAM is Vice President of CAMCO Management, located in Havertown, PA. Ed Richman, a homeowner, is President of the Blue Bell Country Club Community Association in Blue Bell, PA.

CAI is a 33,000 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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