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2022 APRA Symposium

  • Saturday, May 07, 2022
  • (CDT)
  • Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819


Join us May 7th, 2022 in person in Orlando, Florida!  

Earn eight (8) PRA Education Credits in just one day!


  • Session 1: How the Champlain Towers South Tragedy will affect Reserve Studies 

    The collapse of a 40-yr old, 136-unit beachfront condominium building in Surfside, FL on June 24, 2021 was a human tragedy, taking 98 lives. But those people and their families are not the only ones affected. The entire Reserve Study profession will be different, because the consequences of underfunding Reserves now go far beyond unsightly deferred maintenance, unwanted special assessments, and lagging property values. As the provider of the association’s first credible Reserve Study for this association (delivered early 2020), join us in this session to hear how Reserve Study standards, legislation, and market forces are at work to change the Reserve Study profession.

    Presented by Robert Nordlund, PE, RS - Robert is the Founder and CEO of Association Reserves, which has prepared over 70,000 Reserve Studies for clients in all 50 states. He has influenced the Reserve Study industry for over 30 years through his writing on the topic of Reserve Studies and speaking at industry functions. Robert pioneered many widely used Reserve Funding concepts and is a frequently quoted expert on association physical and financial health.

  • Session 2: Why Elevator Reserves are wrong more than half the time in Florida

    Establishing and adjusting elevator lifecycles is one of the most costly infrastructure projects a condominium association will undertake.  While utilizing experienced industry personnel to help with this ongoing effort is recommended, you can learn some very valuable information in this session from the Nation’s Largest and oldest Elevator Consulting Firm, Lerch Bates.

    Presented by Michael Lagana.  Michael is the Florida Regional Manager of the Elevator Consulting Group for Lerch Bates, the largest elevator consulting firm in the world.  Michael has been in the role for 12 years and previously worked for an International Elevator Company in Illinois, Atlanta and Florida.  Michael has consulted on projects that have as many as 500 Elevators and as few as 1 2-story condominium on the beach.  Geographically has consulted on projects throughout the Southeast, Brazil, South Africa, Puerto Rico and Bahamas. He has achieved QEI/CEI Licenses for National and State of Florida Elevator Inspection Credentials and is a recipient at Lerch Bates of The Consultancy Excellence Award, nominated by peers and clients.  Michael’s employer, Lerch Bates, is the premier international building consulting firm specializing in areas of Elevators & Escalators, Building Logistics, Structural, Forensics, Façade Access.

  • Session 3: Basics of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design  (CPTED) 

    A basic overview of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), what it is, how to apply it, and general environmental options to consider for properties.
    What is hostile vegetation?

    Who can incorporate CPTED Principles?    
    What is light pollution and explain the effects.

    What is natural surveillance and how does landscape play a role?

    Presented by Marc Geiger from Complex Solutions Ltd.  
    Marc Geiger has worked in law enforcement for over 20 years. He holds dual degrees in psychology and communications as well criminal justice.  During the 911 era, Mr. Geiger worked as the operations and ground security coordinator for United Airlines while serving as the U.S. Secretary of Transportation liaison. Later, as a sworn officer he worked in a variety of areas including community relations, crime-free multi-housing, neighborhood watch, as well as numerous safety-related programs.  Working with local and federal agencies has offered him the opportunity to learn impactful techniques which generate immediate results.  He is a frequent speaker; sharing his knowledge from the certifications and experience he has acquired over his years [decades? Decades can make you sounds old but what do you think?] of experience spanning from tactical flight operations to fire and explosives investigation and preventative operations. Now employed in the Reserve Study field, his primary function is applying this knowledge as an added benefit to the clients his company serves.

  • Session 4: Building Structural Inspections 

    With the collapse of the Champlain Towers Reserve Providers are being asked more and more about the structures of their buildings. In this session Mitch will talk about what the structural system is, the various types of building materials and the signs of deterioration that are typically seen. He will also touch on the various types of maintenance and the new CAI Public Policy and  banking requirements regarding building safety and how everything relates to a Reserve Study.

    Presented by Mitchell H. Frumkin, P.E., R.S. from Kipcon Inc., Consulting Engineers/Reserve Specialists - Mitchell H. Frumkin is founder and president of Kipcon Inc., a full-service engineering firm which specializing in community associations. Mr. Frumkin is a frequent speaker and writer on state and national levels for the Community Associations Institute (CAI).

    Past chairman of CAI’s National Reserve Professionals Committee, Mr. Frumkin is editor and contributing author of the Guide for Association Practitioners (GAP) report, Reserve Funds: How and Why Community Associations Invest Assets. During his time as the chair, this committee developed the “National Reserve Study Standards of the Community Associations Institute” as well as the “Reserve Specialist” designation. In 1998, he was awarded the National Presidents Award for these efforts. In 2019 he cochaired the national task force to update these standards as well as to update the Best Practices paper on Reserves. He was recently awarded the 2019 Award in Excellence in Designations by CAI for his efforts.

    Mr. Frumkin recently served as Cochair of the CAI Task Force which developed the Public Policy on Building Maintence and Structural Integrity as well as Reserve Studies and Funding.

    He is currently co-chairing with 3 other Reserve Professionals CAIs newly created Task Force which is evaluating the National Reserve Study Standards as they relate to maintenance, structural inspections as well as what components to include in the study.

    With a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tulane University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Rutgers University, Mr. Frumkin is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states and holds the Community Associations Institute’s Reserve Specialist designation.

  • Session 5: The Importance of a Maintenance Roadmap to Achieve Maximum Service Life -

    A review of how maintenance, or the lack thereof, impacts a Capitol Reserve Study.  The items below will be covered:

    1. The importance of component maintenance for keeping a Capitol Reserve Study on budget.

    2. Benefits of a Maintenance Reserve Study to be utilized in conjunction to the Capitol Reserve Study.

    3. Importance of maintenance to material warranties.

    Presented by Colin Murphy, RRC, F-IIBEC, LEED AP BD+C, PRA - Colin is the founder and principal of Trinity | ERD. A Registered Roof Consultant with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Law (Scotland), he has authored and presented numerous papers on roofing and building envelope subjects throughout the United States and Canada. His work includes forensic analysis of building envelopes, design of building envelope systems, and envelope component and system testing. Colin’s certifications include LEED Accredited Professional status from the U.S. Green Building Council, certifications as both a Residential and Commercial Building Inspector from the International Code Council and certification as a Professional Reserve Analyst through the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts. Colin is the co-author of The Roof Construction Guide for General Contractors. He also holds fourteen American and European patents for roofing and building envelope components and systems. Colin leads a strong team of designers, investigators, project managers, laboratory technicians, field observers, architects, and engineers, all of whom focus on the exterior envelope of both commercial and residential buildings.


Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando - Hotel Reservation Information: 

Reservations can be made directly with HOTEL by calling the toll-free number 1-866-996-6338 or locally at 407-996-6338. Please request the GROUP rate for ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL RESERVE ANALYSTS, Annual Symposium 2022. 

Reservations are still being accepted on a space available basis.. 

Please note: Individual departure dates will be reconfirmed upon check-in. Any adjustments to departure date should be made at that time. Thereafter, shortened lengths of stay will result in a one-time $50.00 administrative fee. Fee excusable in the event of a documented family emergency.

Guestroom Rates: 

  • Run of House (Single/Double) - $159.00
  • Additional Person - $20.00

Thank you to our current Sponsors:

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Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellations received before April 15, 2022 for a full refund.
  2. Cancellations received by April 30, 2022 will be charged a $150.00 cancellation fee.
  3. May 1 , 2022 and on there is a no refund policy.
  4. All cancellations need to be sent by email to APRA@bowermanagementservices.com 

Health and Safety

APRA will not require proof of vaccination to attend the May 2022 Symposium.

We will continue to monitor local, state, and global COVID-19 requirements as they relate to our events, and we will adjust accordingly as needed to keep our entire community healthy.

APRA is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and in constant communication with our partners at Rosen Shingle Creek​. As information a​round the virus continues to de​​​velop, safety precautions will evolve, incorporating procedures that will further enhance your in-person experience and safety for everyone in attendance.​

Rosen Shingle Creek ​team is committed to the meeting and events industry. They have been working with a dedicated Food Safety Manager, in addit​ion to partnering with health professionals, to develop and implement new procedures emphasizing the well-being of participants.

Should you have any questions about the APRA 2022 Symposium Health and Safety Guidelines, don't hesitate to get in touch with the APRA Executive Director, Tim Bower, at APRA@bowermanagementservices.com.



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