transition to self-management

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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If they had only known… Part 3

Owners pay a high price for Board ignorance Basic ground rules the Board must learn by heart Association exists to serve the owners. Board exists to speak for the owners. Board may hire agents to act on behalf of owners. Association does not exist to serve the Board or management. Owners pay even when the …

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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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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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SCA deserves better. Lord knows we’re paying for it

Self-management is right. Implementation is wrong. Mr. Fox, Esq., has been hired to watch the chickens. The family dog has been left alone with the owners’ cake. The problems with the implementation of self-management will continue unless the system is changed. Changing Board members won’t make the difference. The system has to be changed to include …

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Rating Rex’s Self-Management Report Card

Demonstrating all the transparency and humility we have come to expect from our supreme leader, Rex Weddle once again used SCA’s official house organ, the Spirit, to stroke the ego of the Board and GM by giving a glowing Self-management Report  Card. Although Rex didn’t give any letter grades, let’s fact-check his assertions of outstanding …

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