Who can think of, or has successfully used, incentives to convince more residents to serve on the board?
Some ideas I've heard:
--Term limits (to break up entrenched boards);
--requiring a certain term of service as a condition of membership, or levying a fee in exchange for non-partipation;
--paying nominal honoraria;
--Waiving a month of MT fees.
Our boards tend to attract mainly people who want something; we've had incidents of board members harrasing their neighbors, self-dealing and outright theft.
The smart people seem to steer clear, refusing to serve, and sometimes moving rapidly away.
How can we turn this situation around?
I know many buildings have faced similar issues.
--Need (smarter) participation
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