Arizona lawmakers are considering a bill that would exempt certain HOAs from complying with state records requirements and permit them to hold closed meetings. Proponents argue that the bill is essential to make sure one specific retirement community retains its 55-plus age designation, but opponents say the measure would affect all HOAs organized before 1974.
An HOA in California is working with state and Sonoma County agencies to reduce the risk of wildfires by burning brush piles on a regular basis. The HOA has provided wildfire prevention education to neighbors.
A Florida man was recently charged with vandalism after he was videotaped damaging the letters that spelled "plantation" from an entrance sign to his HOA. He had voiced opposition about the word at HOA meetings, claiming it is racist.
Choosing to ignore hard conversations or conflict wastes time and resources for your company. Altering your mindset before going into these types of conversations can help make you "conflict competent," a business consultant says.
Facing criticism is always uncomfortable, but there are healthy and productive steps to process the information, beginning with resisting the desire to interrupt, be overly defensive or place blame elsewhere, a digital strategist says. Then it's best to exit the situation and process how you are feeling before deciding how to change your behavior so that the critiques aren't repeated.
Since the launch of the CMCA Digital Badge in December 2018, record numbers of Certified Managers of Community Associations are accepting their new digital marketing tool and putting it to good use. Here's how: What is a digital badge?
Got questions about how to get your CMCA Digital Badge or use this cool, new technology? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-970-9300.
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The Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) is a
22-year old independent board that sets the standards for community association
managers worldwide. CAMICB (formerly NBC-CAM) administers the Certified Manager
of Community Associations® (CMCA) examination, a rigorous, three-hour test that
measures managers' knowledge of community management best practices. Passing the
CMCA examination and maintaining the standards of the CMCA certification is proof
that a manager is knowledgeable, ethical and professional. CMCA-certified managers
have the skills to safeguard the assets of homeowners' associations, giving
homeowners peace of mind and protecting home values.
The CMCA credential is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying
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structure, governance, psychometric foundation, policies and procedures.
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