Compensation

What is the maximum the SCA Board can pay the GM?

Apparently, the sky is the limit “The Board could pay the GM $1 million/year if they wanted.”  – former SCA CAM Lori Martin (in response to my information requests in November 2016) This shocking pronouncement shows what SCA owners have faced since SCA began employing all staff directly instead contracting with a management company to …

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“Heads will roll if lips aren’t sealed about GM pay”

Or, anyway, that was the threat, before… Contact13’s Darcy Spears highlighted Sun City Anthem’s excessive executive compensation on the “HOA Hall of Shame” on Channel 13 action news last Thursday. Threatened with legal action? Really? Did you catch that report at the end of the video? Neither the GM or the Board would even answer KTNV’s …

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SCA Board officer selection orchestrated again

Officer elections over in a flash No competition No owner input No surprise No hope  President            Bob Burch Vice president   Rex Weddle Secretary           Candace Karrow Treasurer           Forrest Quinn Why was last year’s officer election so bitter? Simple answer. I committed the ultimate …

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Board meeting as self-serving bully pulpit

Lesson 1 from April 26 BOD meeting “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.”                                             -Mark Twain Blame the bloggers At …

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Making owners pay to fight owners knowing how our money is spent

A point for transparent Nevada The R-J just won a victory for transparency when the District Attorney was required to release information about how much the DA’s office was compensating witnesses in criminal trials. Public interest Using taxpayer cash to fight the taxpayer   “To sum it up, the taxpayer-funded prosecutor’s office sought to conceal …

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Being accountable for being good neighbors

Is a criminal-to-excellence measuring scale hard to understand? It seems to be hard for the people currently in power here to grasp. But, the association (meaning the membership) faces a very high risk if the Board, GM, and attorney are not held accountable for being ethical and fair. With so much a secret, who can …

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Criminal corruption – best practices continuum

The Issue Sun City Anthem will only get to be #1 again if we have a Board and GM that are committed to – and capable of – being excellent, and who are not focused on evading detection and accountability for their sins. The Board brought in an overpaid, autocratic GM who has created or …

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Telling lies, ruining lives

“As I understand it, Ms. Tobin was prevented from running for the Board not because she has opinions that are critical of the Board and SCA management, but ONLY because she is involved in litigation against SCA from which she might stand to gain a financial benefit.” -David Berman Poppycock. My unlawful removal from the …

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SCA Board election choices are narrowed by design

My granddaughter is six now, but a while ago, she loved knock-knock jokes. Her favorite one was apropos of the SCA Board race. Knock-knock. Who’s there? Broken pencil. Broken pencil who? Never mind. It’s pointless. And yet, here I am. In Hawaii, but still knocking my head against the wall, trying to keep the SCA …

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