Serving as an HOA Board Member isn’t always easy.

Navigating the statutes, processes, procedures and best business practices can be tricky. Professional management with AMS, as well as the advice of an attorney is crucial. Our FREE HOA board education series is for new board members, as well as seasoned community leaders.

At Association Management Services NW, we are dedicated to helping our Board Members succeed. One of the ways we do that is with our Board Member Education Series. These classes offer valuable information from attorneys, insurance agents, and experienced AMS personnel.

When and Where 
Classes are typically held monthly in Oregon and Washington at our offices. Currently, classes are being held online.

How to Enroll
Board members will receive an email invitation to attend the class with a link to enroll.

If you have a suggestion for a class topic, please let us know.



How to Control A Board Meeting

How to Control a Board Meeting

2/25/2021 Webinar

Everyone has a horror story about an owner or Board member who tries to control meetings and intimidate others. This seminar provides help in dealing with such individuals.

Kathleen Profitt | Attorney | Profitt Law, LLC

community rules

Robert's Rules of Order

3/25/2021 Webinar

Robert's Rules are easy and can be adapted to suit the needs of a small meeting or a large assembly. Parliamentary procedure can be as casual or as formal as needed for an effective meeting.

Beverly Pyrzybylski | Professional Registered Parliamentarian

House under a wooden gavel. 3D illustration.

FHA Regulations

4/22/2021 Webinar

Fair Housing laws are constantly changing. The HOA industry is seeing a spike in FHA-related lawsuits and violations. This seminar discusses trends in FHA regulations.

Angie Bagby | Attorney | Bagby Law

homeowner insurance

Insurance Trends

5/20/2021 Webinar

Insurance rates are rising, especially for HOAs that are at risk for various natural disasters. Learn about trends in HOA insurance.

Sara Eanni | Senior Account Manager | ABI

reserve study

Reserve Studies

6/24/2021 Webinar

This is a great class for those wanting to take it to the next level. The trainer will provide a guide to understanding your homeowner association and how to implement new rules or regulations. Bring your questions!

Kathleen Smith | Senior Project Manager | RDH

Architectural details of modern apartment building.

Condition Assessments

7/22/2021 Webinar

Man notices the water meter. Blue modern radio water counter bill concept

Water Conservation

8/26/2021 Webinar

Water rates are increasing and are expected to continue their upward climb. Learn about various ways you can mitigate your water consumption and your water costs.

Bob Grover | President | Pacific Landscape Management

HOA management financial services


9/23/2021 Webinar

This seminar provides information about collections.

Colin G. Andries | Attorney | Black/Helterline


Open Law Forum

10/21/2021 Webinar

The final seminar for the year offers Board members the opportunity to chat with three qualified HOA attorneys about various issues. Bring in your questions to discuss some of the most pressing topics for your community.

Angie Bagby | Attorney | Bagby Law


Each Community is unique. Your Community Manager and the AMS team is available to assist individual boards on a one-to-one basis on the unique issues that face you and your community. Please call for an appointment. Sample training topics include:

  • Website Training: Post articles, notices, send e-Blasts, update the community calendar and more.
  • Community Financials: Understand financial reports, how and what to review each month.
  • Special Assessment: How to implement a special assessment.
  • Special Projects: Meet with the AMS team to strategize and plan special projects such at Capital Improvements, Construction Defect and PEX Plumbing Replacements.
Bob Mulkey

To get more information about HOA Board Education, contact:

Bob Mulkey, CMCA
Association Business Manager
(503) 858-1217

Are you ready to get started? Contact us today.
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