Community Association Officers Forum

Education Pathways is proud to sponsor the nineteenth season of the Community Association Officers Forum. This forum provides an opportunity for community association board members to interact with each other and to share best practices. Sessions include information that board members need to know about association management including accounting, legislative issues, disaster preparedness, risk management, maintenance and landscaping.

2018-2019 Schedule

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and each session will begin at 9 a.m. and end promptly at noon. Light refreshments will be served. If you need to cancel your reservation, please click here.

Who is in Control?

Boards have certain authority and exercise it by taking control of an association’s business but real control can be elusive. What is a CAM really responsible for? When can the board be held personally accountable when controls are not in place or fail? When do we blame the vendors when systems fail? Who is in control during disaster recovery?

Hilton Garden Inn, Alico Rd, Ft. Myers
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Naples Sign Up
Naples Daily News Building, Immokalee Rd., Naples
Friday, January 11, 2019
Ft. Myers Sign Up

You Be the Judge!

Board members are often asked to make decisions when aspects of the conflict are ambiguous. The state of Florida has a well-developed system to help community associations resolve conflicts without going to court. The decisions made in these arbitrations have impact upon how boards can govern wisely. This session will overview how the system works and will review key cases that board members should know.

Hilton Garden Inn, Alico Road, Ft. Myers
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Naples Sign Up
Naples Daily News Building, Immokalee Rd., Naples
Friday, January 25, 2019
Ft. Myers Sign Up

Board Member Certification – Here and Now!

Florida Statutes provide that newly elected board members in condominium associations homeowners’ associations have two options to be certified for board service. One option is that the newly elected or appointed director may submit a certificate of satisfactory completion of the education curriculum administered by a division-approved condominium or HOA education provider. This session fulfills the certification requirements. Certificates of completion will be provided.

Hilton Garden Inn, Alico Road, Ft. Myers
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Naples Sign Up
Friday, February 8, 2019
Naples Daily News Building, Immokalee Rd., Naples
Ft. Myers Sign Up

Rotating Round Tables: The Essentials of Being a Knowledgeable Board Member

Back by popular demand! Participate in this unique opportunity to learn the key facts and to discuss issues specific to your association in eight, ten-minute Round Table discussions. Each Round Table session will be led by a professional from the fields of technology, accounting, law, banking, insurance, painting, asset maintenance and sensible landscaping.

Hilton Garden Inn, Alico Road, Ft. Myers
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Naples Sign Up
Naples Daily News Building, Immokalee Rd., Naples
Friday, February 22, 2019
Ft. Myers Sign Up