What qualities must you have to be a good homeowners association board member? Here, our experts reveal the top 10 traits of board members who serve their HOA well.
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.
Condo Board Special: A Lawyer Tells All About Your Governing Documents
Maybe you’ve been on a co-op board. Maybe you’ve never been a board at all. And maybe you just need a refresher. Because one thing’s or sure: Being a condo board member, under condominium governing documents, is way different than being a co-op- board member working under a proprietary lease. What do condo board members need to know? Glad you asked….