The affairs of the Association is governed by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is composed of nine persons. Qualification to be a Board Member is outlined in your Bylaws; Article II, Section 1.
Three (3) Board Members are elected every year at the Annual Homeowners’ meeting for a period of three (3) years. Board Members are elected by Owners. See Bylaws; Article II, Section 3 for complete information on Board Member election and term.
The Board of Directors has all powers necessary for the administration of the affairs of the Association on behalf of the Owners. See Bylaws; Article II, Section 2 for complete information on Powers of the Board of Directors.
It is the role of a Board to set the policies, standards, procedures, programs, and budget. In its role, the Board is responsible for the care, maintenance, safety, and enhancement of the common areas; management of finances; risk management; establishing and enforcing rules and regulations; and human resources.
In carrying out its responsibility, the Board will work through its committees.
The Board Officers are members of the Board of Directors, consisting of a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer. The officers are elected annually by the Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting.
The Board of Director position is a volunteer position. We are constantly seeking Board candidates. If you are willing to share your experience and expertise to help better The Whaler, please contact the Association Office.
Board Committees serve at the direction of the Board in an advisory capacity.
Board Committee Chairs are Owners appointed annually by the Board President after the Annual Owners’ meeting.
The Committee Chair along with the Board President appoints committee members to its committee.
The Board Committees will assist the Board in meeting its responsibilities and will gather Owner’s opinions and input on specific topics. Committees can also be a training ground for future Board Directors.
Each committee works with Management to carry out the individual task approved by The Board of Directors and will develop recommendations to the Board within its area of responsibility.
See below for appointed committees and its area of responsibility.
Owners are encouraged to share their ideas, opinions, suggestions and concerns with each committee. You can send your correspondences to the Association office.
Committees meet typically the day before every Board of Directors meeting.
The Board of Directors encourages Owners to volunteer for a committee to lend their time and expertise to help keep The Whaler a premier resort.
Contact the Association office if you wish to join a committee.
President: Rob Steinebel
Vice President: Jay Cain
Treasurer: Christine Kline
Secretary: Ron Parsons
COMMITTEE LIST 2022-2023 Update on 8/26/2022
FIRST PERSON LISTED IS CHAIR OF COMMITTEE
Amenities Oversight Review Committee: Doug Kaye
Audit Committee: Jay Cain, Adrienne Steinebel
Bank and Credit Card Review Committee: Christine Kline
Budget Committee: Christine Kline, Jim Melsa, Russell Johnson
Building Committee: Dave Senior, Chris Tyler, Ron Parsons
Copper Piping Committee: Chris Tyler, Ron Parsons
Digital and Social Media Committee: Jay Cain
Fire Sprinkler Head Committee: Ron Parsons
House Rules Review Committee: Jay Cain, Doug Kaye
HR Committee: Dave Senior, Dianne Friesen, Ron Parsons
Insurance Review Committee: Cindy Bigeh, Ron Parsons
Landscape Review Committee: Dave Senior, Dianne Friesen
Leasehold Committee: Christine Kline
Long Rang Planning Committee: Christine Kline, Dianne Friesen, Ed Dimmer, Mike Feeney
Renovation Review Committee: Cindy Bigeh, Ron Parsons
Rental Advisory Committee (RAC): Jay Cain, Rob Steinebel, Jim Melsa, Steve Caserza, Russell Johnson
August 25th: Reports and Committee Meetings
August 26th: Board Meetings
December 1st: Reports and Committee Meetings
December 2nd: Board Meetings
March 2nd: Reports and Committee Meetings
March 3rd: Board Meetings
May 25th: Combined Reports and Committee/Board of Directors Meeting
May 26th: Annual Owners Meeting
The Board of Directors meet four (4) times a year. Dates of the meetings are determined by the Board of Directors after every Annual Homeowners’ Meeting in May. Dates are published with the minutes of the meeting.
Dates of upcoming Board Meetings & the Homeowners’ Meeting are located in the Board of Directors Section of this handbook.
Owners are invited to attend Board meetings. The location of the meetings are either at The Whaler or nearby offsite. Call the Association office a few months prior to the meeting to find out where it will be held.
Any ideas, suggestions, comments, and issues can be sent to the Board of Directors via the Association Office. Please send your correspondences at least 2 weeks prior to each meeting to give ample time for consideration. The Board of Directors works through its committees.
Committee meetings are typically held the day prior to a Board of Directors’ meeting. Owners are welcome to attend all committee meetings open to Owners. Contact the Association office for details and times the week of the Board of Directors’ meeting.
Expiring terms of the Board of Directors are elected at every Annual Homeowners’ Meetings. Any item(s) which require Owners approval are also voted on at the Annual Meeting (i.e. Amendments to your Declaration of Property Regime & Bylaws) .