MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Professional Community Management (PCM) is proud to announce that Wendy Bucknum has been selected to represent the citizens of Mission Viejo, California as its mayor for 2017. Bucknum is the vice president of business development for Associa PCM.
"Wendy is tirelessly involved in the association management industry, local business development, city government, and the desire to improve relationships within communities," says Associa PCM President Clint Warrell. "She is the unwavering face of Associa PCM in the business and public sector and the city of Mission Viejo should be proud to call her their mayor as I have no doubt she will represent them with as much loyalty and integrity as she does this company."
Serving Associa PCM for more than 23 years, Bucknum was elected to the Mission Viejo City Council in 2014 and served as its mayor pro tem last year. She has been a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI) since 2005, serving as the Orange County chapter president in 2009. Bucknum earned the prestigious Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM(R)) national designation from the CAI as well as the organization's national Governmental Affairs Award in 2011. That same year, she earned Advocate of the Year honors by the South Orange County Regional Chamber of Commerce for her work on regional issues. In 2016 she received the May Russell Hall of Fame Award, Orange County CAI Chapter's top honor.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 38 years, Associa is the leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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