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Board Member Certification

Board Member Education for Condos, HOAs and Co-ops Statewide
TBD
Check Periodically for dates in your local area or visit: http://www.bplegal.com/events.aspx

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being a Board Member…But Were Afraid to Ask!

Why Attend?

  • To comply with State law
  • To understand your legal responsibilities and obligations including your “fiduciary duty”
  • To gain insights into governing through case studies and real situations
  • You will receive a quick reference guide of checklists, statutory deadlines and charts to assist with elections, meetings and other Board responsibilities, as well as a 2013 Legislative Guide specific to your community’s type of governance.

Topics Include:

  • Operations
  • Records Maintenance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Elections
  • Budgets & Reserves
  • Financial Reporting
  • Insurance
  • Audits

There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited.  Participants must be registered in advance to reserve a seat. 

Contact Phone: (954) 364-6012

Board Certification Course for Condos, HOAs and Co-ops
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
1 East Broward Blvd
Suite 1800
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being a Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for Condos, HOAs and Co-ops
Provider #0000811, Course #9626099, 3 HR or ELE credit hours

Presented by Howard Perl, Esq.

If you agreed to serve on your board, you will want to be sure you comply with the State’s certification requirements, have the tools and information you need to perform your job well and to avoid any potential liability associated with your new role.

Our Board certification class is designed to equip directors in all types of shared ownership communities with the information they need to make their communities function well. We will discuss statutory requirements, common documentary provisions as well as best practices in the community association industry.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Defining Fiduciary Duty
  • Analyzing Association Operations
  • Explaining how to properly maintain the association’s books and records
  • Understanding the pros and cons of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Avoiding Common Election pitfalls
  • Preparing Budgets & Funding Reserves
  • Understanding Financial Reporting Requirements
  • Navigating the quagmire of insurance coverage
  • Defusing conflict

Our class allows both newly-elected directors and board veterans to ask questions and get the answers they need in a comfortable environment.

Contact: Nicole Pare'
Contact Phone: 954-985-4119
Register

Board Certification Course for CONDOS ONLY
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bank of America Centre
625 N Flagler Drive
7th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being a Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for CONDOS ONLY
Provider #0000811, Course #9626099, 3 HR or ELE credit hours

Presented by Marty Platts, Esq.

If you agreed to serve on your board, you will want to be sure you comply with the State’s certification requirements, have the tools and information you need to perform your job well and to avoid any potential liability associated with your new role.

Our Board certification class is designed to equip directors in all types of shared ownership communities with the information they need to make their communities function well. We will discuss statutory requirements, common documentary provisions as well as best practices in the community association industry.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Defining Fiduciary Duty
  • Analyzing Association Operations
  • Explaining how to properly maintain the association’s books and records
  • Understanding the pros and cons of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Avoiding Common Election pitfalls
  • Preparing Budgets & Funding Reserves
  • Understanding Financial Reporting Requirements
  • Navigating the quagmire of insurance coverage
  • Defusing conflict

Our class allows both newly-elected directors and board veterans to ask questions and get the answers they need in a comfortable environment.

Contact Phone: 561-655-5444 Ext. 12673

Board Certification Course for Condos Only
Friday, January 9, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
South Regional Library
Lely Resort
8065 Lely Cultural Parkway
Naples, FL 34113
(239) 252-7542

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being a Condo Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for Condos Only
Provider #0000811, Course #9626099, 3 HR or ELE credit hours

If you agreed to serve on your board, you will want to be sure you comply with the State’s certification requirements, have the tools and information you need to perform your job well and to avoid any potential liability associated with your new role.

Our Board certification class is designed to equip directors in all types of shared ownership communities with the information they need to make their communities function well. We will discuss statutory requirements, common documentary provisions as well as best practices in the community association industry.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Defining Fiduciary Duty
  • Analyzing Association Operations
  • Explaining how to properly maintain the association’s books and records
  • Understanding the pros and cons of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Avoiding Common Election pitfalls
  • Preparing Budgets & Funding Reserves
  • Understanding Financial Reporting Requirements
  • Navigating the quagmire of insurance coverage
  • Defusing conflict

Our class allows both newly-elected directors and board veterans to ask questions and get the answers they need in a comfortable environment.

Register

Board Certification Course for Condos ONLY
Monday, January 12, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12140 Carissa Commerce Court
Suite 200
Ft. Myers, Florida 33966

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being a Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for Condos ONLY
Provider #0000811, Course #9626099, 3 HR or ELE credit hours

If you agreed to serve on your board, you will want to be sure you comply with the State’s certification requirements, have the tools and information you need to perform your job well and to avoid any potential liability associated with your new role.

Our Board certification class is designed to equip directors in all types of shared ownership communities with the information they need to make their communities function well. We will discuss statutory requirements, common documentary provisions as well as best practices in the community association industry.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Defining Fiduciary Duty
  • Analyzing Association Operations
  • Explaining how to properly maintain the association’s books and records
  • Understanding the pros and cons of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Avoiding Common Election pitfalls
  • Preparing Budgets & Funding Reserves
  • Understanding Financial Reporting Requirements
  • Navigating the quagmire of insurance coverage
  • Defusing conflict

Our class allows both newly-elected directors and board veterans to ask questions and get the answers they need in a comfortable environment.

Register

Board Certification Course for HOAs ONLY
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Bank of America Centre
625 N Flagler Drive
7th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being a Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for HOAs ONLY
Provider #0000811, Course #9626873, 2 CEU Credits

Presented by Mark D. Friedman, Esq.

If you agreed to serve on your board, you will want to be sure you comply with the State’s certification requirements, have the tools and information you need to perform your job well and to avoid any potential liability associated with your new role.

Our Board certification class is designed to equip directors in all types of shared ownership communities with the information they need to make their communities function well. We will discuss statutory requirements, common documentary provisions as well as best practices in the community association industry.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Defining Fiduciary Duty
  • Analyzing Association Operations
  • Explaining how to properly maintain the association’s books and records
  • Understanding the pros and cons of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Avoiding Common Election pitfalls
  • Preparing Budgets & Funding Reserves
  • Understanding Financial Reporting Requirements
  • Navigating the quagmire of insurance coverage
  • Defusing conflict

Our class allows both newly-elected directors and board veterans to ask questions and get the answers they need in a comfortable environment.

Contact Phone: 561-655-5444 Ext. 12673
Register

Community Association Leadership Lobby Event

2014 Legislative Guides Request
TBD
Via Email.  Your requested PDF copy of our 2014 Legislative Guide will be emailed to the email address that you provided to us within 48 hours. Should you have any questions please feel free to call us at 954-364-6012.

Becker & Poliakoff and CALL’s 2014 Legislative Guides are now available for viewing and printing.   There are four separate Legislative Guides—one for condominium associations, one for cooperative associations, one for homeowners’ associations, and one that addresses all three types of shared-ownership communities.   The Legislative Guides include the following features: 

  • Links to videos, including one of Rep. Moraitis, the sponsor of this year's main community association bill, HB 807, Relating to Residential Properties.
  • Links to the legislative websites where you can access the final "Enrolled" version of the bills.
  • Links to the legislative websites with the biographies of the bill sponsors.
  • Quotes from Rep. Moraitis, Sen. Ring, Rep. Spano, Sen. Altman, and Rep. Rodriguez about their bills.
  • "Practical Pointers" for associations to help implement the legislative changes.
  • A list of recommended "Action Items" for associations after the 2014 legislative session.

If you would like to receive our Legislative Guide, please complete the form below. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Diana Zayas-Bazan at 954-364-6012.

Thank you for your interest in Becker & Poliakoff and CALL’s 2014 Legislative Guides, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

Contact Phone: 954-364-6012
Register