As the Managing Shareholder of the Firm’s Tampa Bay Office, Ms. de Haan focuses her practice in the area of Community Association Law, representing condominium, cooperative, timeshare and homeowner associations.
Ms. de Haan served on the Board of the Community Associations Institute ("CAI") Broward County Chapter, currently serves on the Board of the Suncoast Chapter, and has served on and/or chaired the Public Policy Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee, and the Public Affairs Council of the National Community Associations Institute; served as a Trustee on the CAI National Board, and is a past President of CAI National. Ms. de Haan is also a Past President of the Community Associations Institute Foundation for Community Association Research. She just completed six years of service as a Commissioner for the National Board of Certification – Community Association Managers (“NBC-CAM”).
Ms. de Haan is a member of the National CAI Teaching Faculty, as part of the Professional Managers Designation Program (PMDP), and assists in training new faculty members to teach the PMDP courses. She has developed curriculum materials under a CAI contract with the State of Florida, and provided educational programs for condominium and cooperative association board members and owners.
Ms. de Haan is a member of the Board of Advisors of the University of Miami School of Law Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments, and has lectured at the annual Law Institute on such topics as "Community Association Counsel Perspective - The Association, Board and Dissidents - Duties of Loyalty and Ethical Problem Areas" and "Aging in Place - Health Care Issues Related to Residential Communities." She served on the State of Florida Escalator Safety Task Force, for which she helped develop written materials to increase public awareness of safety on elevators, escalators and moving walkways, and participated in the creation of the final report to the Governor of Florida.