An important annual event, CA Day is “Washington’s largest educational conference and trade show for condominium and homeowner associations and community managers,” according to WSCAI. With over 800 attendees, CA Day serves as an important educational conference for Board and community volunteers and industry professionals alike. To register for the October 9, 2021 event, please visit WSCAI’s website.
What Will Bob, Kristen, and Ila Present at CA Day?
Highlighting technology’s effect on community associations, Bob will present, “Are Your Home Market Values Being Impacted by Today's Technology Trends?” Intended for Board Members, the presentation will focus on incorporating technological advancements into community associations. With an increasing desire for electric vehicle charging abilities, advanced water loss prevention techniques, enhanced security solutions and more, buyers are seeking homes with modern capabilities. Bob has a keen eye for innovation and technological solutions. He will discuss the ways in which technology affects communities and provide enterprising solutions to drive association success.
Together with Jackie Davis of BlueSky Restoration Contractors and Ann Hart of Hub International Northwest, LLC., Kristen will present, “Paving the Road to Disaster Preparedness with More Than Good Intentions”. With more than 16 years’ experience in the community association management industry and supporting the Mid-Rise, High-Rise and Estate Practice, Kristen has helped countless associations avoid disaster and navigate emergencies. The panel discussion will be aimed at promoting proactive disaster preparedness and will provide insights for community association managers and Boards.
Ila will join Dean Martin, Esq. of Barker Martin, P.S. in presenting, “Lessons in Living in a WUCIOA Community”. As a Community Association Manager on Trestle’s Home Developers Practice, Ila has worked with newly developed communities for several years. Through this experience, she is well-versed in assisting Client Associations which are subject to the Washington Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (WUCIOA). The presentation will assist Board Members in navigating WUCIOA, including understanding Board meetings, budgets, reserve funding and Declarant control and transition.
What are Trestle’s Management Practices?
In order to best meet the needs of its Client Associations, Trestle has taken an unparalleled approach to Community Association management and created specialized Practice Areas. Each Practice is dedicated to a specific Client-type. Through this model, Clients receive a high level of service provided by a devoted and specialized Team of experts.
To best serve its Client Associations, Trestle has established partnerships both inside and outside of the community management industry. Through these well-nurtured working relationships, Trestle has identified trustworthy service providers. Proactively anticipating the future needs of Washington state’s community associations, Trestle has also established relationships which allow it to access industry-leading technologies. These partnerships allow Trestle to implement exclusive and advanced technologies, meeting and exceeding its Clients’ needs. The value of these efforts is passed along to its Client Associations as they access vetted and dependable service providers and the most advanced services in the industry through Trestle.
Trestle continuously invests in Team education and skill building. All of the firm’s Team Members attend continuing education courses offered inside and outside of the industry as well as conferences and educational seminars on an ongoing basis. Trestle approaches education holistically, ensuring that all Team Members are well-versed on the intricacies of the community association management services industry.
Through this approach, the firm holds the highest number of prestigious community association management credentials in Washington State including the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (AMS) and Professional Manager of Community Associations (PCAM) designations.