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National Property Management Association NPMA and Regional Update April 2010 NPMA Regional Vice Presidents
National Property Management Association National Update Experienced Executive Board has been supplemented by three “new” Region VPs Western Region - Brian Thompson, CPPM Central Region – Mike Puryear, CPPM CF Eastern Region – Jim Dieter, CPPM CF For only the second time since it’s early days, the NPMA has had a two term President Cheri Cross and the other Executive Board members have done a great job of steering us successfully through difficult economic times
National Property Management Association National Update The NPMA Website A very long story – too many problems, way too long of an implementation…. Functionality continues to come online Continuous improvement of website is a part of long term thinking Apologies for inconveniences… Excellent, stable NPMA National Office staff continues to be a great asset
National Property Management Association National Update Education and Certification are core functions Degree Programs Masters next! Improvements to Certification testing Excellent seminars and course offerings Future NPMA Task Force gathering input and sharing thoughts on longer term strategic direction of our association
National Property Management Association National Update Fiscal Responsibility Financial stability and viability a constant focus National reserve funds that had prudently been set aside in the past, were partially used to weather the harsh economic times The NPMA fared very well compared to many other associations Rebuilding reserves is underway
National Property Management Association Central Region Update Central Region Seminar April 15 – 16 in Austin, TX Central Region Board meeting April 14 in Austin Regional Elections at the Central Region Board Meeting in Myrtle Beach
National Property Management Association Western Region Update In 2008 Dr. Goetz “Southern California Swing” was a brilliantly executed collaborative effort of the Antelope Valley, Los Angeles and San Diego Mission Chapters which provided a wonderful free educational opportunity for close to 300 of our members. In 2009 Dr. Chuck Waszczak visited the Northwest, Columbia Basin and Bay Area Chapters for another no-cost educational opportunity from another outstanding DAU lecturer.
National Property Management Association Eastern Region Update Many successful seminars of all sizes Sharing best practices through our new position – ER Director of Seminars and Programs Reinvested ER financial resources in scholarships and chapter support funding ER Director of Membership has worked closely with the National Executive VP of Membership to support members and to grow the association ER focus remains on supporting chapters and members
National Property Management Association Regional Cooperation Cooperation rather than competition between the regions Focus on achievable actions Support the Chapters New/dormant chapters Programming support Support the Technical Interest Group (TIG) initiative
National Property Management Association Regional Cooperation Seminar Task Force WR VP Brian Thompson heads this Task Force Goal – Excellent Events! Initial recommendation on the agenda for the next Executive Board Meeting – more info forthcoming! Maria Maggio also working on a Seminar Planning Guide
National Property Management Association Regional Cooperation Foundation Application Process A simplified, one step/one stop process for members Goal – reinvest Foundation and other scholarship funding in the members of the association
National Property Management Association Regional Cooperation Chapter Education (Monthly Content) An initiative started in the ER to provide an excellent educational presentation in PowerPoint format, developed by a broad and talented cadre of NPMA subject matter experts, sufficient to provide content for every NPMA chapter meeting! Lack of program content no longer a major concern for Chapter Presidents!
National Property Management Association Regional Cooperation Support the Technical interest Group (TIG) initiative headed by the National Director of SIGs Each Region sponsored two of the initial six SIGs SIGs have a key emerging role in the expanding NPMA as providers of educational content and networking activities
National Property Management Association Closing Thoughts National Educational Seminar (NES) 2010 in Myrtle Beach, SC Not to be missed! Election of National and Regional Leaders is underway NPMA is 40 years old! Chapters and Chapter meetings are at the heart of NPMA – education, networking, …and friends It’s your association – the more you put into it, the more you’ll get out of it!
National Property Management Association Thanks! Your Region VPs: Eastern Region – Jim Dieter, CPPM CF Central Region – Mike Puryear, CPPM CF Western Region - Brian Thompson, CPPM