Byline: Jordan I. Shifrin
Association governance is paper-driven. Stacks and stacks of dictums, rules, covenants, laws, motions; it seems endless Reading all of this is one thing, keeping them current is a challenge.
The biggest hurdle for a board in utilizing the association documentation on an ongoing basis is how to make them relevant and keep them up to date.
The second biggest challenge is keeping the owners aware of their responsibilities by keeping them informed of any changes. Occasionally, unanimous consent is required such as when changing the percentages of ownership. A board of directors that is not pro- active and chooses to operate with stale documents is only looking for problems when it comes time for …