Cooperator Events


WEDNESDAY June 3, 2020 @ 2:00 PM EST
Maintaining Safety, Sanity, and Service as States Reopen During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sponsored by: Denali Property Management
As state restrictions ease and we begin to return to normalcy, rules and requirements will change. Boards will need to balance increasing freedoms with the social responsibility to protect their most vulnerable residents. Please join us to discuss ongoing safety measures for common areas and amenities, changing legal responsibilities, and how to best deal with stressed-out residents, managers, and staff members during Phase 2.

Speakers: Harold Berlowe, Director of Sales & Project Managemet - Denali Property Management, Vincent Rapolla, Director of Field Operations - Denali Property Management, Fran McGovern, Founder - McGovern Legal Services, LLC, Paul Bergmann- President, Viking Pro-Clean Service

WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2020 @ 2:00 PM EST
Virtual Voting, Meeting Remotely & Bridging the Tech Divide in Co-ops, Condos & HOAs
Sponsored by: Honest Ballot

The global pandemic has raised serious questions about how boards can conduct business and residents can participate in the governance of their communities while social distancing. This webinar will offer professional advice and clarity on everything from setting up remote meetings to implementing electronic voting, including an overview of the laws and regulations governing such measures. Panelists will discuss how communities can meet challenges around connectivity and web access to ensure that all community members are able to take part, as well as how to combat apathy, promote participation, and orient residents who may be using these technologies for the first time..

Speakers: Linda Gibbs, Honest Ballot, Michael Canberg, Hudson Troy Towers

WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 2020 @ 10:00 AM EST
Be Prepared. Reopening Your Clubhouse and Amenities
Sponsored by: Taylor Management Company
As our state prepares to reopen, one of the biggest questions raised by the coronavirus pandemic has been when and how (or even whether) to also reopen community association common areas and amenities. With many residents eager to return to normalcy and access clubhouses and other amenities, leadership must consider the legitimate safety concerns surrounding nonessential shared spaces, including clubhouses, pools, and gyms. This informative webinar will bring together a panel of community association professionals to discuss elements of concern, along with relevant information to assist association leadership in developing practices for reopening common areas while keeping safety and cleanliness front and center.

Speakers: Paul Santoriello, PCAM - Taylor Management Company, Eric Frizzell, Esq. Buckalew Frizzell & Crevina, Debbie Pasquerrello, CIC,CIRMS - USI Insurance, Jerry Lange - Pleasure Pool and Spa

WEDNESDAY MAY 13, 2020 @ 2:00 PM EST
COVID, COMMUNICATIONS, & THE LAW - Practical Advice for Boards & Managers
Sponsored by: Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP
This informative webinar will offer practical advice and effective communication strategies when COVID-19 impacts your building, best governance and sales practices during times of social distancing, adopting and enforcing special rules and regulations to ensure your building and its residents comply with CDC and Health Department guidelines, and - just as importantly - methods for boosting morale among residents to obtain compliance with COVID-19 restrictions and enhanced health and safety protocols.

Speakers: David L. Berkey,Scott M. Smiler, Marc Luxemburg

The Fight Against COVID-19: Keeping Your Community Clean & Your Staff Safe
Sponsored by: First Service Residential

Residential boards and managers are facing a lot of tough questions right now: What are the best practices for keeping common areas and high-touch surfaces clean? What products are safest and most effective? How should packages and deliveries be handled? How can essential staff be kept safe on the job? How will the pandemic change the way buildings and associations approach cleaning and other day-to-day operations going forward?

In this interactive webinar, management and maintenance experts from FirstService Residential and Planned Companies will give guidance that boards and managers can immediately put to work in their communities to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and give residents peace of mind. Panelists will share insights, offer tips and workarounds for common custodial challenges, and share how their professionals are helping client communities navigate the 'new normal.'

Speakers: Michael A. Mendillo, Andrew Batshaw, AMS®, CMCA®, Dino Iuliano