WSCAI Chapter Luncheon
Join Us On Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Where & When
Courtyard by Marriott Seattle – Federal Way
31910 Gateway Center Blvd S,
Federal Way, WA 98003, USA
11:30 a.m.: Registration & Networking
Noon: Lunch & Program
Owners & Managers
$49 thru 10/12
$59 thru 10/19
$69 after 10/19
$59 thru 10/12
$69 thru 10/19
$79 after 10/19
Owners & Managers
$75 thru 10/12
$85 thru 10/19
$95 after 10/19
$95 thru 10/19
$105 after 10/19
WSCAI Chapter Luncheon
Chapter Luncheons are offered four times a year. They are open to all WSCAI members – homeowners, board members, managers, management company owners and businesses that service the community association industry. The events provide an opportunity for networking with peers, a delicious lunch, and 45-60 minutes of industry-specific education.
Topic for 10/23/2018:
Keeping Association Funds Safe From Sticky Fingers:
How to Prevent and Identify Fraud and Embezzlement
The key to protecting Association funds is to limit the opportunity for misuse and theft. We’ll provide practical legal, accounting, and risk management advice about steps you can take to ensure the safety of your Association funds. We will also discuss the typical warning signs to help you identify potential problems early on and what to do if you suspect a problem. Finally, we’ll explain the process for recovering from a worst case scenario so you know how to deal with the aftermath if your safeguards fail.
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Theresa Torgesen, Esq.
Partner, Sound Legal Partners, PLLC
Theresa Torgesen, Esq., Partner and a founding member of Sound Legal Partners, PLLC is an experienced attorney who has dedicated more than a decade of her legal career to representing condominium and homeowner associations as general counsel. She supports association managers and board members in their community leadership roles, assists them in identifying and addressing potential risks, and collaborates with them to develop practical solutions when problems arise.Theresa is passionate about education and advocacy and is a frequent presenter of CAI seminars at the state and national level. Theresa served on the Washington Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (WUCIOA) Drafting Committee for seven years until the proposed bill was first introduced in the legislature in 2015 and has served as the Co-Chair of the CAI Washington State Legislative Action Committee (LAC) since 2015.
Catherine Kuhn, CPA
Firm Director, Newman & Company, CPA, PC
Catherine Kuhn, CPA, is the Firm Director for Newman & Company, CPA, PC, (N&C) which is devoted exclusively to serving the financial needs of almost 900 community associations in Washington and Idaho. N&C is the former Cagianut & Company, with the same experienced team, now owned by Jeremy Newman, CPA. Prior to entering the HOA industry in 2006, Cathy was a partner in a large Bellevue CPA firm, and started her career in 1982 with a national CPA firm. Cathy teaches classes and writes articles for WSCAI. She is also a “ZAG” Mom of two daughters in college and volunteers for Bellevue Young Life.
Duncan Kirk, CIC, CIRMS
Senior Vice President, HUB International
Duncan Kirk is a Senior Vice President at HUB International, one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the world. As an agent and consultant, he provides insurance and risk management solutions for condominium and homeowner association clients working with a team of industry specialists that handle several hundred association clients in Washington State and beyond.
Duncan is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and a Community Insurance Risk Management Specialists (CIRMS). He is a past president of the Washington State chapter of Community Association’s Institute (WSCAI) and is active within industry circles.
Duncan lives in a townhome condominium unit where he served as the association’s president for ten years. He owns a second condominium in California and has purchased another condominium currently under construction in Ruston, WA. Outside of work, Duncan is an avid pilot, aviation enthusiast, traveler, photographer, sports fan, and writer.