Community accounts

Lunch with Michael Galley: ex-Vice President of Los Altos de Marbella

I am way overdue with reporting on this last Lunch but better late than never.   Michael had contacted me with a view of seeing what he can do to improve some of the problems he is encountering in his community. We agree to meet before lunch so he can show me around the community. Los …

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Patrick Meehan and Ali Parandeh, Lunch with The Presidents Club

Lunch with Patrick Meehan, ex-president of Edificio Acapulco in Los Boliches

I am loving this and I am so grateful for being able to be doing this.  My guest for today’s lunch is Patrick Meehan.  He is the ex-president of the community “Edificio Acapulco” in Los Boliches and as I learn later on during our conversation, he is willing to stand up for the job again. …

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Residential communities: grassroots governance

It can be a lonely, unrewarded and difficult journey for the president of a residential community. Plenty of after-hours work, disgruntled property owners, loads of paperwork, and recurring trips to the bank. It is remarkable that with so many different types of residential communities in different parts of the world, all arrangements seem to rely …

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