Dawn M. Bauman, CAE
Dawn Bauman is Senior Vice President, Government Affairs for the Community Associations Institute (CAI). She is the lead industry advocate for federal, state and local and state legislative and regulatory issues facing the community association housing model. Bauman works with hundreds of volunteer leaders throughout the country serving on CAI legislative action committees and CAI government affairs committees to advocate for strong and sensible public policy for America and Canada’s community associations. Bauman has a long tenure with CAI and prior to her current role served as • Executive director of the Community Association Manager International Certification Board (CAM-ICB) • SVP, Membership and Chapter Development • Executive vice president of the CAI Washington Metropolitan Chapter, CAI’s largest chapter in the nation • Executive director of the CAI Central Arizona Chapter in Phoenix, Arizona She began her career with the American Cancer Society and has also served as executive director for The ALS Association (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Valley of the Sun, Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, National Society of Fund Raising Executives, and Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. Bauman holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has earned the prestigious Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.