2017 Election: Candidate Packets are Available
Reminder… the Candidate Packets for the 2017 Board of Directors Election are available at the Office or via email request (email@example.com). The deadline to submit your candidate packet is September 15, 2017 no later than 4:30 pm.
Do you have what it takes to be a BMLC Board of Director?
Are you considering running for the BMLC board of directors. Take a few moments to ask yourself the following three questions:
- Do I have the time?
As a BMLC board member, you will need to devote at least several hours of your time each month to Association business. In addition to regular board meetings, you will need to be active in email discussions and occasional special meetings. During special projects, you may need to spend a little extra time on Association business. Some board members may also spend a little more time than others if they work with a committee. Some committees include: Design Review, Finance, Safety, and Events just to name a few! You don’t have to participate in every committee, but should pick one that you want to be involved in.
- Can I make tough decisions when it’s required?
The primary roles of a BMLC board is to protect, enhance and maintain the Association. This doesn’t just mean approving the budget, but also developing and enforcing policies. Board members are required to step outside their immediate circle of family and neighbors and make decisions based on the greater good of the community. Not every member is going to like the decisions that the board makes. You may have to make some tough and unpopular decisions. But, you and the rest of the board have the best interest of the entire community in mind when you vote on every issue.
- Can I do all this and have fun too?
It isn’t all about policies and tough decisions. Our community is only as good as we make it, and establishing and maintaining a sense of community is a part of a BMLC board member’s responsibilities. Planning and attending functions such as social events, the annual membership meeting, and having a presence in the community are as important as any policy decisions you may make.
Being a BMLC board member can be frustrating at times, but it may also be one of the most rewarding ways you’ll find to volunteer your time. If you’re interested in running for the board or would like more details about your board member’s responsibilities, please do not hesitate to contact your Community Manager or a current board member.
- Candidate packets are available at the Office and via email (upon request) on August 15,2017.
- The Annual Meeting of the Association is Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:30 am at the BMLC Clubhouse.