Fairfield Harbour Community Manager Mystre’ Van Horn Named Among Top 25 On-Site Managers Nationally

Manager of Local Boating and Golf Community Receives National Recognition for Continued On-Site Management Service

New Bern, NC, February 14, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Fairfield Harbour, a residential boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, has announced that its community manager, Mystre’ Van Horn, has been named one of the top 25 on-site community managers in the United States by the Council of Community Association Professionals (CCAP). Van Horn has the distinction of being the only community manager in North Carolina named to the list, which places her in contention for being named the 2014 National On-Site Manager of the Year.

This accomplishment follows Van Horn’s 2013 recognition as one of the top 50 on-site managers in the nation and her win as the 2013 Manager of the Year by the Community Associations Institute’s North Carolina Chapter (CAI-NC). Having served as Fairfield Harbour’s community manager since 2011, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the community as well as overseeing the communication between staff, owners, committee members, board members and local leaders. Apart from her involvement with CAI-NC, Van Horn participates in a number of professional organizations, including the North Carolina Registered Parliamentarians (NCRP), the National Association of Registered Parliamentarians (NARP), National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM), Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) and the Association Management Specialists (AMS).

Additionally, Fairfield Harbour was recognized as CAI-NC’s Community of the Year for a second consecutive year. This award specifically evaluates the overall role of community management companies, which are heavily involved in the guidance and direction of community associations.

“Being recognized among the country’s most talented and hardworking community managers is quite humbling,” said Van Horn. “I want to thank not only CCAP but also the members of Fairfield Harbour for continually making my job an absolute pleasure. I truly enjoy managing this community and with all of its successes in the past two years, I look forward to what the future has in store.”

“On behalf of the board of directors, I want to reflect how truly grateful we are to Mystre’ for her strong commitment to the Fairfield Harbour community,” said Larry Knapp, president of the Fairfield Harbour board of directors. “During her time at Fairfield Harbour, she has ensured the continuation of positive community growth in addition to bringing a fresh and insightful perspective on the preservation of community living. Through her accomplishments with our community and her impressive resume, Mystre’ is the perfect candidate for the 2014 National On-Site Manager of the Year.”

“We are so proud of Mystre’ and this wonderful achievement,” said John Stone, president of CAS, Inc.“It is an honor to call Mystre’ one of our community managers. This recognition further validates her tireless work ethic and dedication to both Fairfield Harbour and CAS.”

About Fairfield Harbour:
Established in 1975, Fairfield Harbour is a boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, North Carolina. Residents living in this recreational, resort and retirement community have access to numerous social networks as well as a 75-acre manmade harbor along the Neuse River that lies only 18 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway. Fairfield Harbour is located on more than 2,000 acres and includes more than 1,300 privately-owned single family homes, 144 condominiums and 24 townhouses. Dedicated to giving back to the community, Fairfield Harbour and its residents actively support more than 75 nonprofit groups in the region, including the Wounded Warrior Project, Tryon Palace, Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and Coastal Women’s Shelter. Community Association Services (CAS, Inc.), which is led by John Stone, president, serves as the professional management company for Fairfield Harbour. Fairfield Harbour was most recently named “Community of the Year” by the Community Association Institute of North Carolina. For more information about Fairfield Harbour, visit http://www.fhpoa.com.
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