Think you know what community association life is all about? Think again. Residents must obey the rules, directors must follow the law, and managers must keep it all running smoothly! Take It to the Board explores the reality of life in a condominium, cooperative or homeowners’ association, what’s really involved in serving on its board, and how to maintain that ever-so-delicate balance of being legally compliant and community spirited. Leading community association attorney Donna DiMaggio Berger acknowledges the balancing act without losing her sense of humor as she talks with a variety of association leaders, experts, and vendors about the challenges and benefits of the community association lifestyle. If you've got questions, Take It To The Board with Donna DiMaggio Berger - We Speak Condo & HOA!
Fiscal Finesse with Nicole Johnson-Pendergrass, Director of Operations, Hafer, LLC
Is your community association’s operating budget realistic and appropriate? Do you have properly funded reserves? Ever wonder if all those budget footnotes are really important? Are you sure that your association's incidental revenue – laundry, rental units, transfer fees, etc. – doesn't jeopardize its non-profit status?
If you’re looking for clarity on these questions and a host of others, Donna and Nicole invite you to join them for a little community association money management myth-busting. This rapid-fire conversation combines practical guidance, years of experience, and a deep appreciation for the responsibilities that all community association boards shoulder. BONUS: Get the inside scoop on how to interview and determine the right accounting firm to support your community association.
Royal Service with James Donnelly, Founder & CEO, Castle Group
In our inaugural episode, Donna and James explore the guiding principles that define his approach to serving the community association industry. The duo also discuss keys to success for board members and managers alike, touch on trends in property management, weigh in on self vs. professionally managed models, advocate for transparency between management companies and community association boards, and so much more. BONUS: Discover what James considers to be his superpowers and how sharing those gifts motivates him every day.
Introducing Take It To The Board