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Board Member Certification

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
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
Friday, January 23, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
South Regional Library
Lely Resort
8065 Lely Cultural Parkway
Naples, FL 34113
(239) 252-7542

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being an HOA Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for HOAs Only
Provider #0000811, Course #9626873, 2 HR or ELE credit hours

Presented by Gregory Marler, Esq.
Sponsored by Associa Gulf Coast

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 27, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Becker & Poliakoff
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 HOAs Only
Provider #0000811, Course #9626873, 2 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 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 HOAs Only
Saturday, January 24, 2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lake Ridge Village Club - Clubhouse
10630 Larissa Street
Orlando, FL

Everything You Wanted to Know about Being an HOA Board Member… But Were Afraid to Ask!
Board Certification Course for HOAs Only
Provider #0000811, Course #9626873, 2 HR or ELE credit hours

Presented by Paul Hinckley, Esq. and Adam Carls, 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: Sandi Cox
Contact Phone: 407-875-0955
Register

Board Certification Course for Condos, HOAs and Co-ops
Tuesday, January 27, 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 Lee Burg, 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 HOAS ONLY
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 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 HOAS ONLY
Provider #0000811, Course #9626873, 2 CEU Credits

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
Register

Board Certification Course for Condo/HOA/Co-op
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 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 Member Certification
Provider #0000811, Course #9626099
3 HR credit hours

Presented by Kenneth Direktor

Why Attend?

  • Comply with State Law
  • Understand your legal responsibilities and obligations including your “fiduciary duty”
  • Gain insights into governing through case studies and real situations
  • Receive our new publication “You’re a Board Member, Now What?” for day to day questions and strategies for handling board duties

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

There is no charge to attend but you must contact us to reserve your space. First come, first served.

Contact: Nicole Paré
Contact Phone: 954-985-4119
Register

Board Certification Course for CONDOS ONLY
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 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 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
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
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Other

2015 Legal Update/Condo Construction Projects Gone Wild!
Saturday, February 7, 2015
9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Hawk's Cay Resort
61 Hawk's Cay Resort
Duck Key, FL 33050
 

2015 Legal Update
Provider #0000811, Course #9627311, 2 CEU Credits

In addition to sunshine and tropical storms, in Florida we are guaranteed each year to see changes to the laws governing Florida's more than 60,000 community associations. Many of these changes come with penalties for failing to implement them so it is crucial that volunteer directors and managers know and understand what takes place in Tallahassee each year which can impact their communities.

The law firm of Becker & Poliakoff is here to help. By participating in our FREE 2015 Legal Update you will learn how to implement all of the laws passed during the 2014 Legislative Session impacting Condominiums, Cooperatives, Homeowner Associations, Timeshares and the community association management profession. Our class is designed to provide community association managers and volunteer board members with a working knowledge of the changes to the law to assist in ensuring compliance within their community associations.

Condo Construction Projects Gone Wild!
Provider #0000811; Course #9626710, 2 CEU Credits

This class is designed to educate board members and community association managers about issues and pitfalls associated with community association renovations, maintenance and repairs to association property.

It addresses various issues including those associated with the following:

  • Certificates of Insurance - Additional Insured Status & the importance of Builders Risk Insurance.
  • Requirements to pass assessments for improvements and restrictions, such as membership votes required to take action and document interpretation.
  • Scope of warranties and pitfalls associated with them. What to watch out for to avoid problems when enforcing warranty protection.
  • The importance of retaining skilled consultants such as engineers and others when performing remedial work on association property.
  • Hurricane Contracting and common issues arising in the aftermath of a hurricane.
Contact: Mikel Alvarez
Contact Phone: 305-262-4433
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