Kevin Hirzel to present at Michigan CAI Annual Conference & Expo – March 13, 2015

Kevin Hirzel’s presentation “Construction Defect Resolution – Appropriate steps a post-transition control board of directors should take with respect to discovering and resolving construction defects” will be in the Pearl Room from 1:00pm to 1:45pm.

Event:CAI Annual Conference & Expo

Start:March 13, 2015 8:30 am

End:March 13, 2015 4:30 pm

Organizer:CAI MI

Phone:734-9531-2084

Email:ced@cai-michigan

Venue: Suburban Show Place

Address: 46100 Grand River Avenue, Nova, MI, 48374, United States

CAI MI’s Annual Conference and Expo, March 13, 2015, at Suburban Collection Showplace – Diamond Center, is your key to success.

Registration email http://b2.caspio.com/dp.asp?AppKey=e1bd10007c2d63b0c3be4f9ba69c

Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Admission: 1st CAI Member $60.00, Additional Registrant $50.00 1st non-member $80.00, Additional Registrant $70.00

Association Board members who pay to attend the conference can attend the “Essentials of Community Association Leadership” seminar free. This Board seminar is a $55.00 value. Space is limited to 40 Board members, so make sure to register early!

The Michigan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute Annual Conference and Expo offers 13 educational sessions geared for community association living, with over 70 exhibitors, attorneys, accountants, insurance agencies, community banks, engineer consultants, landscapers, lawn fertilization, arborists, snow contractors, roofing companies, disaster restoration companies, window companies, sign companies, pond companies, pool companies, asphalt & concrete companies, painters, general contractors, etc…

Whether you’re a regular participant or a first-time attendee, a professional manager or a homeowner volunteer leader, we encourage you to join us. You’re sure to benefit from the experience, wisdom and expertise of others who face similar personal and professional challenges.

Parking Fee: Free

 

Educational Seminars

 

New Board Member Orientation (ABC’s morning session)

 

Insurance Claims Management

 

Managing Up.  Improving Industry Image by improving professionalism and communications

 

Living with Hoarders, Smokers, Partiers and Other Potential Nuisances – This seminar would address dealing with various forms of potential nuisances.

 

Contracts -The ins and outs of contractor selection and contract formation. Ethics in Community Association Management and Conflicts of Interest Building Contractor Relations and Developing Effective Contract Bidding.

 

Taking Advantage of Technology – Conducting both Association and Board meetings via telephone and video communications.  This seminar would address statutory law, document requirements, and mechanisms for holding meetings and voting via remote communication.

 

Reinforcing the fiduciary duties of directors and officers – Have a manager and attorney talk about the underlying duties of officer/directors and how to emphasize the importance of adhering to those duties in the course of administering the association and steering away from conflict of interest.

 

Natural Disasters & Alternative Energy Options – How Community Associations Protect Themselves.

 

Panel of Experts – This section will address masonry projects, basic HVAC awareness, and planting and budgeting for tree care.

 

Building a sense of community in your Association and improving communications while managing diverse community.

 

Construction Defect Resolution – Appropriate steps a post-transition control board of directors should take with respect to discovering and resolving construction defects.

 

Manager’s Round Table (Managers Only)

 

Board Member’s Round Table 9 (Board Members Only)