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NAHC's 2011 Conference
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The 2011 Conference Program includes:

Board of Directors and Management

  • Duties of the Secretary Beyond Minute Taking
  • Evaluating Board Performance/Governance
  • Working with Aging Membership
  • New Board Member Training
  • Evaluating Management: What Does Good Management Look Like?
  • How to Solve Board and Member Conflicts
  • Real World Team Building

Communications and Marketing to Enhance Your Co-Op

  • Facilitating Meetings and Your Perfect Annual Meeting
  • Guerilla Marketing
  • Who Are We and Where Are We Going: Exploring the concept of “mission” in your housing cooperative


  • Refinance: Yes/No/Maybe
  • Basics for Treasurers
  • NAHC New Member Benefits
  • Financial Aspects of Strategic Planning
  • Improving Your Operations

Cooperatives Ethics

  • Bed Bugs - How to Find Them and Get Rid of Them
  • Technology and your Cooperative - Going "Paperless"
  • Cooperative Connections
  • Preventative Maintenance & Curb Appeal
  • Section 3 Requirements
  • Knowing your Regulatory and Legal Issues

Fair Housing Laws

  • Lobbying 101
  • The Cooperative As An Employer
  • Working with HUD
  • Developers Forum
  • Hot Legal Topics in Cooperative Housing
  • Attorneys Roundtable

Registered Cooperative Managers You must be an RCM to attend all but RCM Class Overview

  • Professional Interactions Part I: Legal Responsibilities to the Cooperative; HUD Regulatory Requirements; Fair Housing Laws/ADA
  • Professional Interactions Part II: Auditing Principles; Municipal Offices; Permits/Sworn Statements/Waivers of Lien
  • Community/Staff/Board Interactions: Your Role with the Board; How to be a Manager and Supervise Staff; Conflict Resolution
  • RCM Roundtable
  • RCM Class Overview (Open to all!)