Communities that consistently and uniformly enforce rules and regulations, practice good governance, communicate with residents, take neighbor disputes seriously, and govern with empathy can solve a lot of their problems.
Serving in the best interests of a community association requires thoughtful problem-solving, persistence, creativity, and leadership from its board members.
It’s crucial that board members adhere to a set of ethical standards that can help them fulfill their volunteer duties with the community’s best interests in mind. CAI’s Model Code of Ethics for Community Association Board Members can serve as a basic framework.
Volunteers are an essential part of any community association. Enlisting and retaining enthusiastic, quality volunteers can be a challenge, but following these steps can help create long-term partnerships.
As the vaccination rollout continues, many community association board members, managers, and professional business partners are wondering what comes next. Will amenities reopen? Will virtual meetings continue? When can we hold in-person events again? Can more employees work on-site now?