Encouraging Board Participation - How to Attract Talent

Posted on Tuesday August 15, 2017 | The Cooperator



With so many people leading busy, sometimes hectic, lives that revolve around work, kids, social functions, and other obligations, it’s often very difficult for co-op/condo/HOA administrators to find residents willing and able to serve their community as board members (or ‘directors’ or ‘trustees,’ depending on what part of the country you’re in). Board members are unpaid volunteers, and the job can sometimes seem like a thankless hassle – but having a complete, competent and committed board is crucial to running a solvent functional building or association. 
 
“It’s hard to get people to serve, but I’ve found that as new people move in, they have a fresh interest in the building,” says Pamela DeLorme, managing partner at Delkap Management Inc., in Howard Beach. “They may be willing to donate their time if it’s explained to them what their responsibilities are.” Click here to read the full article. 

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