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Is your annual meeting just around the corner? Begin planning now because successful meetings don’t happen by themselves.
“I’ve seen associations do well, and I’ve seen them stumble with annual meetings,” says Robert M. DeNichilo, an attorney at DeNichilo & Lindsley LLP in Irvine, Calif., who specializes in representing community associations. “The key is preparation. Those who have a checklist and act on it tend to do well. Those who say, ‘Oh, my gosh, we have an annual meeting!’ tend to flounder.”
One of the main causes of burnout among active HOA board members and volunteers is the fact that they’re doing too much. But that’s often a necessity, since recruiting future leaders is a perennial challenge. “The reason you need volunteers is that you don’t have the time to do everything yourself,” says James R. McCormick, Jr., a partner at Peters & Freedman LLP in Encinitas, Calif., who represents associations.
Here, we offer six tips for identifying potential leaders in your association and techniques you can use woo those residents into becoming involved.
News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network