Don’t Make Decisions Unless a Quorum Is Present

Remind the association’s board of directors: Before making any decisions or taking any actions at a meeting, make sure a quorum is present. A quorum is the number of people who must be present for the board to take any official actions. Your association’s governing documents and/or your state law will explain how many people make up a quorum. Some board members mistakenly believe that a meeting can proceed without a quorum present as long as no one objects. But, with very few exceptions, actions taken at meetings where a quorum isn’t present are invalid.

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