Board of Directors

Association Directors

The Association Directors, also referred to as the Board of Directors, represent the five Association Members elected by the Membership to facilitate day-to-day business on the behalf of the Membership.

The following individuals have volunteered their personal time and talents to the Membership to this end. The Board of Directors consist of five Members with the following roles and titles as required by law in the State of Texas: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Fifth Director. Despite the legality the Association must honor, we cultivated a team oriented approach to the management of the Association.

Board of Directors Presiding

Officer Role Member Name Service Term Expiry Contact Email
The information provided in this view was last updated on August 2017.
Association President Sari Kern-Gard 1 Interim Support@MontrosePlaceTownhomes.com
Association Vice President Tangerine Williams 1 Interim Support@MontrosePlaceTownhomes.com
Association Secretary Mary Newsome 10 08/2019 Support@MontrosePlaceTownhomes.com
Association Treasurer Justin Minarcik 1 Interim Support@MontrosePlaceTownhomes.com
Association Fifth Director Position Open 0 Interim Support@MontrosePlaceTownhomes.com

Association Director Roles

President

The President is the facilitator of communication between the Membership, the Members, the Association Directors, and the Management Company.

Other duties and responsibilities of this role are, but not limited to:
  • Leads all Association meetings;
  • Signature for all legal document in addition to the Association Secretary;
Vice President

The Vice President's duty and responsibilities are to be a back-up to the President, or any other Director's duty and responsibilities that may become vacated from time-to-time.

Secretary

The Association Secretary's duty and responsibilities are to ensure the integrity of our governance and records retention.

Other duties and responsibilities of this role are, but not limited to:
  • Scheduling and facilitating of all meeting of the Association;
  • Signature for all legal document in addition to the Association President;
  • Ensures we are compliant with our Governing Documents and all State of Texas statutes that govern or business;
  • Maintains our important records;
  • Documents all meeting minutes;
Treasurer

The Association Treasurer's duty and responsibilities are to ensure the solvency and accuracy of our financial business.

Other duties and responsibilities of this role are, but not limited to:
  • Working with the Management Company and the Directors to derive an annual budget;
  • Ensure they are efficacious in maintaining a balanced budget;
  • Advise the Directors when variance spending is necessary;
  • Ensures all items are categorized in the proper cost centers;
  • Works to resolve any budgetary incidents with the Management Company;
  • Monitors and reports monthly variances;
  • Reports on those variances at each quarterly and annual meeting;
  • Analysis and resolved in accounting, payment, or billing issues that may arise with any Member acting as an advocate on their behalf.
  • Ensure new payment books are distributed every December to the Membership;
  • Ensure the fiscal years collection policy is signed and suitable to the needs of the Association.
Fifth Director

The Fifth Director's duty and responsibilities are to assist all other Directors as needed. This Director shall assist and backup the role and responsibilities of the Association Treasurer to assure monthly financial reconciliation of the Association's accounts are done consistently.

TUCA: Role of Community Association Management and Governance

PROPERTY CODETITLE 7. CONDOMINIUMS CHAPTER 82. UNIFORM CONDOMINIUM ACT SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS Sec. 82.001. SHORT TITLE. This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Condominium Act.
Sec. 82.102. POWERS OF UNIT OWNERS' ASSOCIATION. (a) Unless otherwise provided by the declaration, the association, acting through its board, may: (1) adopt and amend bylaws; (2) adopt and amend budgets for revenues, expenditures, and reserves, and collect assessments for common expenses from unit owners; (3) hire and terminate managing agents and other employees, agents, and independent contractors; (4) institute, defend, intervene in, settle, or compromise litigation or administrative proceedings in its own name on behalf of itself or two or more unit owners on matters affecting the condominium; (5) make contracts and incur liabilities relating to the operation of the condominium; (6) regulate the use, maintenance, repair, replacement, modification, and appearance of the condominium; (7) adopt and amend rules regulating the use, occupancy, leasing or sale, maintenance, repair, modification, and appearance of units and common elements, to the extent the regulated actions affect common elements or other units; (8) cause additional improvements to be made as a part of the common elements; (9) acquire, hold, encumber, and convey in its own name any right, title, or interest to real or personal property, except common elements of the condominium;

CAI: Role of Community Association Management and Governance

Somewhere between 40-60 percent of community associations are managed by specialized community association management companies while the other 40-60 percent are self-managed either solely by volunteers or with staff. Regardless of management structure, a volunteer board elected by the members governs all associations. Regardless of who undertakes the tasks, community association management involves planning, organizing, leading, and monitoring the affairs of the association so as to deliver the three core services. The purpose of this publication is to assist community association boards, committee members, and association residents to:

Understand and evaluate the association management options that may best serve their community;

Better appreciate the core services that should be deliveboardred by the association and by association management.

The general term association management can refer to management services provided by community association management companies under contract, by site staff employed by the association, or by the without any site staff. The general term community association refers to common interest communities and common interest developments. (Treese)

1. Treese, Cifford J., CPCU, AR. Managing and Governing: How Community Associations Function. ISBN: 978-159618-016-1. URL: (http://www.caionline.org/info/readingroom/Pages/ManagingGoverning.aspx). Date: August 6, 2010.