Attention board members, homeowners and vendors serving the IL community association industry! Come join me at the ACTHA North Expo on October 12, 2013.
Here is the link to register online now: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=rmhmmecab&oeidk=a07e7tlfprle2f3dee8
General conference information:
EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE PRESENTATIONS – 12 different presentations and all free as part of the Expo! Times and topics to be announced shortly:
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: The Expo, featuring area businesses is open to the general public from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at no charge. There is a fee if you are attending the ACTHA educational programs listed below. There are two tracks of educational programming. Attendees are able to select from one of the two choices for the following time periods:
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. (select from one of the two choices below):
Insurance Liability: Discovering your potential liability is key to controlling it. This session will discuss what to look for to minimize risk, vendor liability, association vs. owner responsibility and liability when the association is sued or the association sues. Presenters: Kara Cermak of Rowell and Ken Sampson of Dasco Insurance Agency
Legislative and Legal Update- This session will discuss recent changes to the Illinois Condominium Property Act, the Common Interest Community Association Act, and other new laws including the impact of the new concealed carry law, the Spanish Court II decision, the Ombudsman concept and more. Presenters: State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, Mike Kim of Michael C. Kim Associates, John Carr, ACTHA’s lobbyist
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (select from one of three choices below):
Collections: This session will discuss fiduciary duty, procedures, methods, timeline, follow-up, compliance, eviction, right of first refusal and the association vs. mortgagees, including recent finding and new case law. Presenters: Keith Hales of Hales Property Management and David Hartwell of Penland and Hartwell
Elections: The most mystifying and misunderstood of association procedures and the one ACTHA gets the most questions about is elections. This session will discuss legal requirements, notice, candidates, eligibility, ballots and proxies, secret ballots and electronic balloting, cumulative vs. non-cumulative voting, ballot counting and possible election challenges that all associations should be mindful of. Presenters: Kerry Bartell of Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, Nancy D’Andrea of Premier Community Management and Sarah Gullette-Johnson of SGJ Property Management
NORTH EXPO EXHIBITORS -The Expo is open from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The Trade Show is a great way to meet pros in a variety of disciplines! And it’s a great way to do a “first impression” interview! ACTHA will provide generic request forms to help you get a head start!
3e Reserves • AAA Painting Contractors Inc. • ACM Community Management • Adams Roofing Professionals • Aqua-Guard Management, Inc. • Autumn Tree • Bartlett Tree Experts • Braeside Condo Management •Bral Restoration • Bryant Gomez & Associates, LLC • CAU Insurance • CertaPro Painters • Clarke • Coder Taylor • Community Advantage • CRC Concrete Raising & Repair • Dickler Kahn Slowikowski & Zavell • Domicile Consulting • ECS Midwest • Erwin & Associates • FM & J Asphalt Paving • Frost Ruttenberg & Rothblatt • Fullett Rosenlund Anderson • Hometown Painters • Keough & Moody • Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit •LP Building Products • Law Offices of Sima Kirsch • M & J Asphalt Paving• Maxima Consultants • MBL Recyclying • Mesirow Insurance • Mutual Bank of Omaha/Condo Certs • Optimum Design Construction • Penland and Hartwell • Perma-seal Basement Systems • Platinum Poolcare • Pooper Scoopers • Pro-Home Services • Reserve Advisors • Site Maintenance • Sundek of Illinois • The Cooperator •WindowWorks/HomeWerks •
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR BREAKFAST SPONSORS
Alma Property Management Services • Bob Porter/Cardinal Financial •Building Technology Consultants • Hales Property Management • McGill Management • Rowell, Inc.
For general information about ACTHA, visit them on our website at: http://www.actha.org/