CM On Demand
Welcome to CM On Demand – an exciting service exclusive to Clayton & McCulloh, the firm that Embraces Community! CM On Demand was created for those individuals who are unable to attend our live seminars/webinars, but still would like to view the event. This page features our current classes available On Demand that you can view at any time – 24/7/365!
As part of our Embracing Community commitment, we are raising money for private, non-profit 501(3) rescues by charging a small fee to view our CM On Demand Classes if you are not currently an active client. The fees associated with these classes will be donated to a private non-profit rescue at the end of the year. Many people are not aware that the rescue incurs medical expenses for each pet such as:
- Teeth cleaning; and
- Other medical services performed by a veterinarian.
CM is not keeping any of the money raised. All fees go to the rescues!
While the vets are very generous in providing a 10% discount, the rescue still must pick up the tab for the balance of the services. Sometimes, depending on the severity of the pet’s health, the medical fees may be quite high. Yet the rescue only charges a small adoption fee that does not begin to cover the pet’s medical bills so that they may find a forever home quickly.
Is your Association an active client? Then there is no fee! (unless you request a Certificate of Attendance for elective classes). However, CM and the rescues would be most appreciative if you made a voluntary donation.
Our CM On Demand Classes are divided into 4 categories:
Board Certification Classes. Our Board Certifications are all brand new and have been updated with all the numerous changes in the laws in 20201. The Board Certification classes are required by law for every board member within 90 days of being elected to the Board. If a Board Member does not show proof of this class to the Association’s secretary or manager, the Board Member must be suspended until they come into compliance. If you do not want to take the class, you may execute a Board Certification Class form in which allows you to “opt out” of the class or use it as a temporary pass until you can take a class. Please note that this form is available only to our clients for a fee of $10. If you would like this form, please select this link.
Elective Classes. Just as in college, some classes are not mandatory. While our Elective Classes are not required for Board or Committee Members, it is highly recommended that every serving in a position – whether on the Board of Directors or a Committee – enroll in these classes to help you in your role in the community.
Short Takes and Short Takes Plus. Short Takes are brand new in 2022! Short Takes are 10 minutes or less and Short Takes Plus 10 – 20 minutes “videos.” Both series will address late breaking topics, how to perform certain tasks within the community, legal information, and practical information. These Short Takes will be hosted by one of our attorneys, our Director of Public Relations, or a guest community expert. We hope to add two classes each month. These classes are free regardless of client status.
Listed below are the fees for our classes that will be donated to a private pet rescue. CM does not keep any of these fees.
2022 CM On Demand Class Fee Schedule & Miscellaneous Services
Active Clients or Client Mgr.
Non-Client Members or Manager
Board Certification Class Fee
Free or Voluntary Donation
Board Certification Certificate of Completion
Included in Class
Included in Class
Elective Class Fee per class#
Free or Voluntary Donation
Elective Class Certificate of Attendance per class#
Short Takes or Short Takes Plus
Board Certification Form (a/k/a “Opting Out of Class”)#
Florida Statute Organization Service+
One Time Fee - $70
One Time Fee - $70
Most Awesome Board Member Mug+
As a special thank you to those attending our classes, we will place your Survey into our monthly drawing for a gift card. If you take multiple classes, each submitted survey will be entered. As a special perk for our clients, if you donate to the pet drive, we will enter each Survey twice. Winners will be announced in our CM Update digital newsletter.
As a side note unless your Association’s Governing Documents expressly state that educational classes are not an allowable expenditure, you may be able to be reimbursed by your Association for these classes.
To make a reservation for any of these classes, please use this link.
If you would like more information on our Florida Statute Service, please select this link.
We still have a few of our Limited Edition Most Awesome Mug and if you would like more information on it, please select this link.
We reserve the right to deny admittance to any individual or Association.
Board Certification CM On Demand Classes
Homeowner Association Board Certification Class
All new for 2022, our two-hour and forty-minute class focuses on the tools that HOA Board Members need to perform their daily duties. This class is required by law for all new Board Members within ninety days of being elected to the Board of Directors. Once you have taken the course, and as long as you do not go off the Board (even for a day), it is not necessary to retake this class each year. However, many board members find that by taking the class annually, they find something new that they may not have remembered or appreciated previously now that they have served. Our speaker, Alan Schwartzseid, brings a new perspective with plenty of real-life examples in this informative class covering the massive changes in the law last year.
This certification requirement was enacted by the Florida Legislature in 2013.
Mobile Home Park Board Certification Class
Ever had the feeling that someone should have prepared you for what could happen before you became a Mobile Home Park (“MHP”) Board Member? Yep – so did the Florida Legislature. In 2015, it was passed into law that all MHP Members must take the Florida MHP Board Certification Class.
Join our speaker, Russ Klemm, in our all new for 2022 one-hour MHP class as he assists you with the basics of serving on a Board of Directors. While you are not required to repeat this class annually, some board members prefer to take it annually as they have missed something the first time or now that they have been on the Board, they can get a better appreciation on a particular section. Also, it might be a good idea if there were significant changes to the law to take the class as a refresher course. Two thousand twenty-one was one of those years and this class incorporates those changes.
Condominium and Cooperative Board Certification Class
All new for 2022, our two-hour and forty-one minute class focuses on the tools that COA Board Members need to perform their daily duties. This class is required by law for all new Board Members within ninety days of being elected to the Board of Directors. Once you have taken the course, and as long as you do not go off the Board (even for a day), it is not necessary to retake this class each year. However, many board members find that by taking the class annually, they find something new that they may not have remembered or appreciated previously now that they have served. Our speaker, Alan Schwartzseid, brings a new perspective with plenty of real-life examples in this informative class covering the massive changes in the law last year.
This certification requirement was enacted by the Florida Legislature in 2010.
Elective CM On Demand Classes
The “elective” (i.e., not the required Board Certification classes) classes listed below are now available. Enjoy these unique blends of legal and practical information webinars. Don’t forget to complete a survey at the end to be entered into our monthly drawings for a gift card which will be announced in our CM Updates.
Who Does What? Officers' Duties Breakdown
Think you know what responsibilities each Board Member has? What does the Vice President do? This class will cover the responsibilities of officers on the Board and a few that you may have overlooked and not known about. Our mission is to maximize the efficiency of your Board by attending this class. This class is taught by our Director of Public Relations with one of our attorneys joining in for the Questions and Answers portion of the show.
Original webinar presentation was September 30, 2021
2022 Mini Legal Update
Join our legal beagle, Russ Klemm, for our 2022 Mini Legal Update webinar and discover what laws (if any)were signed into law that affects community associations. Also find out what issues may be building as we speak that might come up in the next session.
Original presentation was Tuesday, June 16th
To Special Assess or Not to Assess? That is the Question
This webinar was sponsored and hosted by SouthState Bank, one of our Diamond Sponsors. What do you do when your Association is faced with a major project and reserve funds are not adequate to cover the cost? What if you are faced with an unexpected emergency such as clean up after a storm or a pipe bursting unexpectedly? What are your options? In this webinar we are going to discuss the various factors and key components when faced with the decision to fund improvements and repairs. Topics include Project cost financing, Special Assessments, Documentation, Collateral, Loan structure, term loans and non-revolving, line of credit, revolving lines of credit and their uses, repayment and prepayment and which players should be involved in the process and decision making.
Original webinar presentation was October 21, 2021
What?!! We Can Be Sued Because of Our Website?
Did you know that you can be sued because of your website? What should be or should not be on your website? Learn about the legalities of Community Association websites and what should be on your website. Our attorney will cover the legal aspect while our guest speaker will provide you with information on ways to maximize your website to assist in the operation of your Association.
Original webinar presentation was September 30, 2021
Elements of Community Association Insurance
This webinar was hosted by Sihle Insurance, one of our Diamond Sponsors. Community Associations can be complex and each association will have their own unique set of exposures and liabilities. During the presentation, the speakers, will help simplify and walk you through the insurance process and the major coverages each Community Association needs to be aware of as they purchase their insurance. This course will touch on state statutes, underwriting requirements, different types of carriers available, and coverages all associations and their managers should understand.
Original webinar presentation was September 16, 2021
Are You on the Eve of Destruction? Effective and Destructive Posts on Social Media
Social media is a very effective method to keep residents advised of important events and operations of community associations. It can be a blessing and a curse for community associations which can result in bad press for your Association and even possibly, litigation. So how can you maneuver these tricky waters and make social media work for your Association and avoid the pitfalls? Our goal is to help you hit a home run and avoid a blow out for your Association.
Original webinar presentation was August 26, 2021
Bad Board Members: What ‘Ya Gonna Do When They Come for You?
At one time or another every Association will have a bad board member. It may a Board Member who refuses to execute their duties, attend meetings, causes disruptions, leaks confidential information, or refuses to turn over Association’s records once they leave office. So, what can you do with a bad board member? Our attorney will delve into these issues offering possible legal solutions while our Director of Public Relations (an experienced board member) will offer practical solutions and insight into the situations.
Original webinar presentation was April 29, 2021
Working with Acts of God
Prior to 2020, Florida just had to contend with hurricanes, severe storms, tornadoes, and sinkholes. Then COVID-19 hit our Country and life changed. This class will discuss the effects of Acts of God on community associations and how to deal with them. This class was hosted by Senior Partner, Neal McCulloh and Lou Biron of Shile Insurance.
Original webinar presentation was Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
Paradigm Presents: The T’s of Telecommunications for Communities
Did you know that your Association (HOA, condo, cooperative, or mobile home park) can possibly secure bulk rates for telephone service, cable television, internet, and more? And it can be better than what you have now as an individual subscriber?
In this webinar, Don Johnson, CEO of Paradigm, discusses new technologies to consider, terms to negotiate, tactics to look out for, and timing. Learn exactly what's on the table for your Community that you may not be taking advantage of.
Original webinar presentation was Thursday, March 18, 2021.
Oh, What a Night!
Continuing with our 1950’s musical theme, this October 22, 2020, event featured a panel discussion of three of our dynamic Business Partners in an one hour open question and answer session.
The panel featured:
Steve Kinder of ServPro
Don Johnson of Paradigm Broadband Group
Chelsee Camero Lintz of Ask an Adjuster
Brian Hess of Clayton & McCulloh
Moderator, our Director of Public Relations, Arlene Ring
So sit back and enjoy the lively discussion on a wide range of topics facing Community Associations today and the solutions the panel offered to the attendees.
Need assistance? We are here for you! Call our Public Relations Department during business hours or call (407) 875-4429 after hours.
We reserve the right to refuse admittance to any individual(s).