Recent changes in Florida law have mandated that members of HOA boards have a better understanding of not only the rules and regulations of their own association, but also the different laws and procedures that govern association living in the state. As a result of this legislation, numerous organizations are now offering courses that not only satisfy the legal requirements, but allow association members to get to know what other board members are concerned about.
One of the leading Florida community association law firms, Kaye Bender Rembaum, has sponsored several of these courses already, and is planning additional ones. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, the firm is offering a Free Homeowner Association Board Member Certification Course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Firm’s office in Pompano Beach, 1200 Park Central Blvd. South. The Course will also be given again on Tuesday, October 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Firm’s office in Pompano Beach.
The course fulfills the new certification requirement for homeowner association board members established during the 2013 Legislative Session.
Space is limited and reservations are required. Interested attendees should email Odalis Milanes or call 954-928-0680.
“It is crucial to stay up-to-date on all new legal obligations for community association members,” said Michael Bender, Firm Member of Kaye Bender Rembaum. “Our courses provide the knowledge and information needed to effectively and efficiently run communities. We recommend contacting our office as soon as possible to reserve a spot since space is limited.”
For Licensed Community Association Managers desiring to attend, this course will offer two IFM or Elective Manager Credits. The course number is 9626884 and the provider number is 0005092.
For residents who either don't want to travel to Broward County for this service, or aren't able to, the firm has also announced that Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq., and Gary Pyott, President of HOA/Garden-Style for FirstService Residential, will host a Free Homeowner Association Board Member Certification Course on Wednesday, October 2 at the Wellington Community Center, located at 12150 Forest Hill Blvd., from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. The first half hour is for registration and refreshments.
“These courses, which can be taken up to one year in advance, fulfill a new requirement that as of July 1, 2013 all newly elected or appointed homeowner association board members must satisfy an educational requirement within 90 days of taking office,” said Rembaum. “Our courses are an excellent opportunity for board members to obtain the information necessary for operating an effective and efficient homeowner association.”
Attendees will receive valuable information from course presenter, Jeffrey Rembaum, regarding critical aspects of community association operations, including roles and responsibilities of board members, meeting and quorum requirements, financial reporting, assessments and foreclosure, elections, etc.
Space is limited and reservations are required. Interested attendees should email Janeal Aponte or call 561-989-5064.
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