CAI-NJ supports homeowner leaders, business partners, management companies and community managers through education, research, marketing, networking, and advocacy. CAI’s goal is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership, and responsible citizenship, to support communities that anyone would like to call their home.
A code of conduct reflects what is and is not acceptable behavior. It is meant to serve as a reminder that if everyone respects the significance, we are advocating for the well-being of our fellow members and citizens in our industry.
As per the CAI-NJ Bylaws, Article X, Section 1, Enforcement
The CAI-NJ Board of Directors may, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those present and voting at a duly convened meeting, prohibit attendance at chapter events for a period up to one year and/or revocation of current sponsorships and/or prohibition from future sponsorships at the sole discretion of the CAI-NJ Board of Directors. Sufficient cause for such action shall include, without limitation, any violation of these bylaws and/or of any duly adopted policy, and procedure of CAI and/or CAI-NJ. The Board of Directors shall provide the member in question written notice and an opportunity to be heard, either in person or in writing, before any such action is taken.
As per the CAI-NJ Policy and Procedures, Standards of Conduct for Members
Standards of conduct at any CAI-NJ-hosted events. Anyone in violation of any of the following may be subject to removal:
1) Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form. Physical or verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff member, service provider, or other individuals. Examples of unacceptable behavior include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff member, service provider, or other meeting guests.
2) Disruption of presentations at sessions, in the exhibit hall, or at other virtual or in-person events organized by CAI-NJ at the event or meeting venue, hotels, or other CAI-NJ contracted facilities and/or Interference of the business affairs of members or the chapter.
CAI-NJ reserves the right to take any action deemed to be necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting/event, without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and to censure, suspend, expel, and terminate members in accordance with CAI’s Bylaws for any violations of this policy.
CAI is an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities. With over 40,000 members, CAI has 64 chapters worldwide, including Canada, the Middle East and South Africa, and relationships with housing leaders in a number of other countries, including Australia and the United Kingdom. CAI provides information, education and resources to the homeowner volunteers who govern communities and the professionals who support them.
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