Associa Desert Resort Lays Down the Law at Board Member Boot Camp

May 06, 2016

PALM DESERT, California – May 6, 2016 – Associa Desert Resort Management recently hosted its Spring Board Member Boot Camp aimed at training HOA and condo association board members. More than 40 local associations sent a representative to the intense, half-day session at Desert Falls Country Club in Palm Desert.

“The boot camp covered everything from how to run a board meeting, to handling short-term rentals, rule change processes and how to enforce fines and disciplinary action,” said Desert Resort President Mark Dodge. “We had a lively discussion and Q&A on top things a board member needs to know. I think this course is a must for any association board.”

Presentations and panel discussions were led by Mark Dodge, Charles Walters-Clark and Nena Rutherford-Milward from Desert Resort Management along with attorney Wayne S. Guralnick of Guralnick, Gilliland & Knighten LLP.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or

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