Sun City Board Candidate
Proposed Governance Changes
Our community is about to embark on a completely new method of managing our association day to day operations.
It is my humble opinion that we, the members of our association, must move past our history of trying to blame someone for past mistakes; that, in order to be successful in self management, we all must turn that page of past disappointments to a future of positive accomplishments.
Here is my road to make this happen:
I believe in the KISS system. (keep it simple, stupid)
The current members of the Board of Directors not up for election must be able to give up all remnants of absolute power that was created by the Board Policy Manual.
The job of the Board of Directors under Governance would be to set the Goals, Objectives, and Budget constraints of the General Manager.
Their responsibility thereafter, should be monitoring the success or inability of the General Manager to meet the tasks put forth by the Board , paying close attention to fulfilling their FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES to our association members.
The General Manager would have total control of daily day to day operations in order to meet the Board approved mandates.
The standing committees would be used by the General Manager to ensure successfully following the rules of NRS 116,etc. and the association CC&R's.
This is an important step as the short period of time the General Manager has been in our community, she would need some guidance with these rules and regulations.
In establishing these guidelines, one must always remember that "absolute power corrupts".
I cannot stress enough my firm belief that seeking election to our Board must encompass an individual's full understanding of the words "FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITY".
We also elect individuals who have the personality and common
sense to allow the association General Manager do her job.
As a member of the finance committee, I experienced the effect of absolute power of the current Board of Directors.
Their insistence in maintaining that attitude of control, which they exercise over the community; will, in my opinion, not work effectively under self management.
I thought Jim Mayfield did an efficient job of presenting his vision of future management, but answers to questions and proper clarification must be forthcoming in order for our association to fully comprehend the affects of the suggested changes prior to implementation.
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