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Board Member Certification Program

MassNAHRO highly recommends this informative certification program for both new and veteran housing authority board members. The sessions are led by housing authority fee accountants and housing authority attorneys.

The registration fee is $149.00 per course* and includes morning coffee, lunch and all materials. Please see a description of the five required courses below.

We attempt to schedule one course each month and rotate the locations to make it convenient for agencies across the state.  A certificate is awarded upon completion of all five courses.

NEW  *Registration fee is waived for resident board members.



Topics: Conflicts of Interest, Privacy & Confidentiality, Public Officials Code of Conduct, Disclosure, Nepotism

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Legal Issues

Topics: Organizational Documents, Levels of Authority, Open Meeting Law, Ethical Behavior, Code of Conduct, Conduct of Public Officials, Sexual Harassment

Next Session:  

  • September 27  - Northampton H.A. - 1PM - 4PM

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    Topics: Developing the Budget, Roles of the Board and the Fee Accountant, Reporting by Fee Accountant, Overview of Financial Forms

    Next Session:  

    • September 20 - Northampton H.A. - 1PM - 4PM

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    Topics: Effective Personnel Management of LHA, Hiring an Executive Director, Executive Director Contracts, Evaluation of Executive Director, Liability Issues, Open Meeting Law Requirements, Conflict of Interest

    Next Session:

    • September 20 - Northampton H.A. - 9AM - 1PM

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    Professional Relationships

    Topics: Role of the Executive Director, Role of the Board Member, Policy/Administrative Functions, Functions of a Board Meeting, Interaction with DHCD/HUD, Role of Local Officials, Interaction with Residents, Tenant Participation

    Next Session:

    •  September 27 - Northampton H.A. - 9AM-1PM 

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    Registration Payment - PayPal & Credit Card

    Note: Please be sure to submit the completed Registration Form in addition to completing payment information.