Would you like to contribute your talents and ideas to help your community? Consider serving on a committee! The time commitment is not excessive Рcommittees meet once a month for between one and two hours, depending on the agenda that month.  And committee work offers an inside look at how the association works and gives you a say in SOA affairs. As a bonus, serving on a committee gives you a chance to get to know fellow residents. If you need more convincing, here are 10 reasons to volunteer for an HOA.

Would you like to contribute your talents and ideas to help your community? Consider serving on a committee! Committee work offers an inside look at how the association works and committee members have a say in SOA affairs. The time commitment is not excessive – committees meet once a month for between one and two hours, depending on the agenda each month, plus there are committee projects to be completed between meetings.  Most of this work can be done at your convenience at home. 

If you want to get a taste of what meetings are like, Finance & Budget, Communications, and Facility committee sessions are always open to SOA members, no need to reserve a spot ahead of time. Committees meet in the Conference Room in the lower level of The Club at Town Center. (See January meeting schedule below for dates and times.)

We are accepting applications for Facilities, Finance, Communications, and Community Standards (CSC) committees.  New charters are being finalized, but to give you an idea of what each committee is responsible for, here are links to current charters, a list of experience/skills we are looking for and the dates and times the committee normally meets:

Communications CommitteeCharter
Skills/background: Marketing, IT, public relations, writing, website management.
Meets: 5:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month.

Community Standards CommitteeCharter
Skills/background: Have an awareness of the Somersett CC&Rs and an understanding of the need for rules and regulations and how they impact property values in the community. A willingness to listen to homeowner appeals and make appropriate responses.  
Meets: 8:30 am on the second Wednesday of each month.

Facilities CommitteeCharter
Skills/background: Hotel or hospitality management. Someone who uses our facilities. Familiarity with fitness centers, golf clubs, resorts, etc. 
Meets: 2 pm on the first Tuesday of each month.

Finance & Budget CommitteeCharter
Skills/background: Expertise in accounting, financial planning and budgeting. 
Meets: 4 pm on the second Monday of each month – more often during budget season in the late summer/fall.

If you would like to apply for a position on any of these committees, please fill out this application and send it to Michelle Powers. Thank you for your consideration!

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