Call for Nominations for The Community Advocacy Network (CAN) Advisory Board

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The Community Advocacy Network (CAN), established by the community association law firm, Katzman Garfinkel in 2007, seeks nominations and candidate applications for Statewide Advisory Board positions to serve on the 2016 CAN Advisory Board.

The Advisory Board provides CAN with critical perspectives on needed or proposed legislation affecting day-to-day residential/ownership rights in common interest communities. The CAN Advisory Board attends CAN Legislative Receptions, Town Halls with Senators and Members of the State House of Representatives and other statewide community association leaders.

"CAN continues to cultivate and grow partnerships and friendships, ensuring our communities are represented by folks knowledgeable of issues critical to community association living," said Alan Garfinkel, CAN Chairman and Katzman Garfinkel Founding Partner.

CAN considers all qualified candidates representing community associations who can bring a broad range of perspectives from across the state of Florida. Desired attributes include a demonstrated history of: (1) distinguished service and desire for further contribution; (2) performance at the highest level of experience in a variety of areas, including but not limited to, advocacy, community association living, community association management, insurance, emergency preparedness, and construction; (3) positive community association participation and leadership and must currently be actively involved. CAN represents a cross-section of our entire statewide community so geographic residential location of Board Members is also considered.

All Candidates must acknowledge that CAN is a non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization providing thoughtful well considered information to Florida lawmakers and the 9 Million Florida residents owning homes or living in common interest communities.

CAN Advisory Board 2016 vacancies:

1) Volunteer Board Seat 3
2) Volunteer Board Seat 5
3) Licensed Community Association Manager 2
4) Licensed Community Association Manager 4
5) Coalition Leader 1
6) Coalition Leader 2
7) CAN Certified Business Partner 1
8) CAN Certified Business Partner 2
9) At Large Seat 1

If you are interested in serving on CAN's Advisory Board, please click the following link to apply: The call for nominations is open through June 15, 2016 and the new CAN Advisory Board will be announced by July 15, 2016. For any additional details or questions please email info(at)CANFL(dot)com.

About the Community Advocacy Network:
The Community Advocacy Network (CAN) is Florida’s leading voice for the interests of 60,000 community associations. CAN helps to lead the fight against over-regulation of private residential communities by state and local governments. Each year since its inception in 2007, CAN spearheads important State legislative reforms designed to protect and enhance Florida Community association living. CAN continues to foster financial stability and operational integrity to all common-interest ownership communities statewide. CAN was established by the Community Association Law Firm Katzman Garfinkel. For additional information please contact info(at)CANFL(dot)com.

About Katzman Garfinkel:
Katzman Garfinkel is a statewide Florida Law Firm devoted to all aspects of community association representation. Named “Top Choice” Community Association Law Firm by the readers of the Florida Community Association Journal, Katzman Garfinkel has offices strategically located throughout the State of Florida to serve your community’s individual needs and goals. Our Firm offers residents living in every type of community association comprehensive services, including general corporate representation, litigation, covenant enforcement and delinquent account collection. In addition, we offer property insurance claim recovery and construction defect representation on a full contingency basis. Katzman Garfinkel is the 1st and only Law Firm in Florida to offer community associations the option to pursue their delinquent account collections without any costs or fees charged to the association. For more information, please visit: or contact us today toll free @ 800-393-1529.

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