Pleasanton, CA, Oct. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Northern California hosted their 32nd annual educational board seminar for current board members, potential board members, valued business partners and employees on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The sessions included industry experts speaking about relevant community management topics.

Topics and speakers included:

CC&R - Rewrites/Rule Changes/Short Term Rentals/Smoking/Decks/Drones

W. Alexander Noland - ESQ.
Noland Law PC

Doreen Tejeda – Branch Director
Associa Northern California

Management Conflict between Homeowners

Steven S. Weil – ESQ.

Debra A. Warren – Vice President of Education

Board Meeting Attendance

John D. Hansen – ESQ.
Baydaline & Jacobsen LLP

Emily Ramirez – Branch Director
Associa Northern California


Eric Santos – VP Director of Water Management Services
Brightview Landscape Services

John Caffall – Branch Director
Associa Northern California


Andrew Brock - Chief Information Officer

Ian Brown - Vice President of Integrated Services
Associa Northern California

Financials and Budgeting

William Erlanger – CPA
Levy, Erlanger & Company

Kelly Zibell – Vice President of Operations
Associa Northern California

Legislative Update

John Gill – ESQ.
Hughes Gill Cochrane Tinetti LLP

Lisa Dial Triplett– Vice President
Associa Northern California

Crisis Management for Police, Fire and Negative PR

Thomas Connelly
Connelly Consulting

Janis Schock – Branch Director
Associa Northern California

The successful event hosted more than 130 board members, with 39 valued business partners participating in the trade show. Special guest, Andrew Brock, Associa’s executive vice president and chief information officer, delivered a presentation regarding upcoming technology with a preview of exciting new products for clients in 2018. The event concluded with a bagpipe performance and raffle.

“Associa Northern California places a great deal of emphasis on the education of our board members and employees,” stated Heather Kerwin, Associa regional vice president. “Our annual board member seminar is the perfect platform to educate our board members on up-to-date industry information and provide them the tools for a successful year ahead.”

Associa Northern California is a community association management firm that provides management and developer services to California communities. Since 1985, its sole focus has been to deliver performance that enriches communities and enhances the lives of the people it serves. Associa Northern California is a Certified Management Firm, and currently has 11 branch offices located in Roseville, Los Gatos, Concord, Newark, Stockton, Pleasanton, Copperopolis, Modesto, Redding, Fresno and San Francisco. To learn more, visit or find them on Facebook by visiting

With more than 180 branch offices across North America, Associa delivers unsurpassed management and lifestyle services to nearly five million residents worldwide. Our 10,000+ team members lead the industry with unrivaled education, expertise and trailblazing innovation. For more than 40 years, Associa has provided solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more, visit

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Ashley S Cantwell