Although joining a board can be an exciting, there’s are a few things to keep in mind when operating within a quasi-government organization. A homeowners association must lawfully abide by specific procedural guidelines which govern reporting, meetings, and budgets to name a few. Enacting impactful changes can take time, and can be hurt be extraneous violations of a community’s bylaws.

TRAINING TIP: Take the time to get to know the rules and guidelines before the first board meeting, versus when you need to know them in a pinch later.

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