Co-Owner / Association Manager
Major Project Director
Sacha Copeland, CMCA, AMS. PCAM is a co-owner of The Copeland Group, LLC. She has been involved in the management of homeowner associations for over 20 years.
Sacha earned her B.A. in History from the University of Washington (U of W) and has successfully completed the U of W Certificate Program in Construction Management. She worked for four years for a large commercial contractor as a Project Engineer.
Her work with condominium associations has included administration of major repair projects with costs ranging to more than $12 million. Such projects have included recladding of buildings and remediation of construction defects. She has negotiated with lenders and coordinated work with consultants, including architects, engineers and insurance and legal counsel.
She served for two years as a member of the Washington State CAI Chapter’s Managers Only Meeting Committee.
Awarded the PCAM® (Professional Community Association Manager) designation in 2006, Sacha was a presenter as a panel member on Major Maintenance Project Management at the 2012 CAI Managers Only Day and on Construction Remediation and Capital Improvements-Putting the Perfect Repair Team in Place at the 2013 CAI Tacoma Law Day.
Her communication and coordination skills, experience and knowledge in managing construction or other such projects of any size as well as in managing homeowner associations make Sacha a valuable part of any association's team.
Toyan has maintained her reputation as an outstanding professional among association managers since the establishment of her first successful company in 1985.
Awarded the PCAM® (Professional Community Association Manager) designation in 1994, Toyan has presented workshops on condominium management and has served on the National Editorial Advisory Board of Condominium Management (the national CAI bi-monthly publication). She earned her BA in Economics from the University of Washington.
As a volunteer, in 2001 she took her organizational and communication skills to South America to assist an indigenous group in their business development.
She understands the need for and inherent problems with housing for lower-income owners. She served as President of Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program (CHHIP), a non-profit housing developer. She has managed a condominium association where the owners received subsidies for their first-time purchases.
Amanda has worked with the administration and management of a large-scale independent senior community. She earned her BA in American EthnicStudies/African American Studies at the University of Washington where she graduated in the top 10 percent of her class. She was selected to attend the Leadership Institute of Washington and has been nominated for several Manager of the Year awards.
Accounts Receivable Specialist
JAMES SIPE, CMCA
James has over 9 years of experience in property management. Before joining The Copeland Group, he managed commercial properties in the Bay Area and in Seattle. After spending 7 years in California he moved back to the Seattle area in 2016, where he grew up.
James holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington. He enjoys the outdoors, staying active and hanging out with his dog.
CINDY SMITH, CMCA
Awarded the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation in 1993, Cindy has presented workshops on condominium management at various CAI conferences.
Cindy holds a BA degree in Communications from the University of Hawaii and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Washington holding an Earth Advantage Broker designation. She is a member of Connections, a professional women's group, which supports and sponsors various charities.
Consulting Chief Financial Officer