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4 Responses to Are You On The List?
  1. John Amos
    February 3, 2014 | 9:56 pm

    Dear Beth,
    I’ve been on your list for a few years and instead of suggestions, I want to say how much I appreciate your efforts. As a 14 unit HOA President, you’re the best resource. None of the other community members care about the Association and times are so difficult.

    Again, my sincerest thanks,
    John Amos

    • Beth Grimm
      April 24, 2014 | 5:29 pm

      Thanks John! It always feels good to hear what one is doing is helping others. That is why I do what I do.

  2. Elaine Jeter
    February 14, 2014 | 10:08 pm

    I would like to see your comments on a problem that is present in our Board of Directors. We are a 55-up organization, with a total of 1759 properties (thus 1759 members). One of the directors currently on the board appears to have serious cognitive problems. His only usual action, when elbowed by the director sitting next to him, is to say “I second”.

    I suspect that this sort of problem probably occurs from time to time in many 55-up HOAs, so hopefully you have experience in dealing with it.

    What is required in order to remove such a director from a board? A recall election seems like expensive over-kill. Can you suggestion a better method? The afflicted director appears to have no insight into his obvious condition.

    • Beth Grimm
      April 24, 2014 | 5:11 pm

      I once represented an HOA with a board of 15 in a seniors development and about half were like you describe. Likewise, it happens in HOAs of the younger generation, snoozing due to boredom. Recall is an option, but it’s complicated. There is a Guide available on my website. Too bad boards cannot expel members (called “vacate” a position) for sleeping through meetings like they can if directors miss more than 3 meetings. (PS – The 3 meeting rule applies only if allowed by the Bylaws).