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 held monthly in Oregon and Washington, usually at our offices.
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.
2020 clASS SCHEDULE
Controlling Water Costs
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.
Fair Housing Update
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.
Insurance rates are rising, especially for HOAs that are at risk for various natural disasters. Learn about trends in HOA insurance.
This seminar provides information on how to read your Community financials as well as answer your questions on financial accounting.
Local Governments are pushing the Clean Water Act more stridently. This will continue. The “Only Rain Down the Drain” seminar discusses where your water runoff goes, how to prevent pollution in your Community and maintenance of bio swales and water retention ponds.
Robert's Rules Made Easy
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.
How to Control a Board Meeting
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.
Open Law Forum
The final seminar for the year offers Board members the opportunity to chat with three qualified HOA attorneys about various issues.
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!
ADDITIONAL HOA BOARD EDUCATION
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: