Are you a newly appointed or elected director of the board looking for a way around completing the written certification? Have you previously been on the board, but have only recently returned as a director? If so, then look no further. Dania S. Fernandez, Esq. is a division-approved Condominium Education Provider. By taking her course and completing the required curriculum, the certification acquired at the end of the course complies with the requirements of Section 718.112(2)(d)(4)(b), Florida Statues.
Vida En El Mundo De Condominos is one of a kind. In searching for condominium education courses, many native Spanish speakers will find it hard despite being in South Florida where the majority of the population is comprised of non-English speakers or bilingual, with Spanish being their first language. Dania S. Fernandez, Esq. teaches the Condominium education course entirely in Spanish, answering any questions one might have at the end of the lecture.
If interested in attending the next Vida En El Mundo De Condominos course, feel free to continuously check our website and Facebook page, or email Dania@dsfpa.com directly, for dates and times the course is available. For more information on Section 718.112(2)(d)(4)(b), of the Florida Statues, continue reading.
Section 718.112(2)(d)(4)(b), of the Florida Statues, states the following:
- Within 90 days after being elected or appointed to the board, each director shall certify in writing to the secretary of the association that he or she has read the association’s declaration of condominium, articles of incorporation, bylaws and current written policies; that he or she will work to uphold such documents and policies to the best of his or her ability; and that he or she will faithfully discharge his or her fiduciary responsibility to the association’s members.
- In lieu of the written certification, the newly elected or appointed director may submit a certificate of having satisfactorily completed the educational curriculum administered by a Division-approved education provider within 1 year before or 90 days after the date of election or appointment.
- The written certification or educational certificate is valid for the uninterrupted tenure of the director on the board.
- A director is suspended from the board until he or she complies with the requirement and the board may temporarily fill the vacancy during the period of suspension.
The association shall retain each director’s written certification or educational certificate for 5 years after the director’s election; however, the failure to retain the certificate does not affect the validity of any board action