VANCOUVER, BC (November 9, 2017) – FirstService Residential, British Columbia’s leading property management company, is hosting a leadership seminar for strata corporations and council members exploring their roles and responsibilities for effective community management. This free event occurs at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Vancouver.

The seminar, which is open to any strata council members in the Metro Vancouver area, will cover the difference in responsibilities and decision-making between corporations, councils and the property management company, and provide a deeper understanding of strata law.

Sean Ingraham, Vice President of Community Development at FirstService Residential, will lead the hour-long information session. Strata experts Shannon Salter, Chair of the Civil Resolution Tribunal, Canada’s first online tribunal, and Veronica Franco, partner at the Vancouver law firm Clark Wilson LLP, will join him.

“Council members volunteer their time and talents to make the best decisions for their communities.  But as volunteers they may underestimate the level of responsibility and commitment involved,” said Scott Douglas, president of FirstService Residential British Columbia. “This workshop—which is open to all Vancouver strata council members, not just our clients—is a valuable educational experience that can help them understand the ins-and-outs of effective community management that ultimately enhance the quality of life for all residents.”  
 FirstService Residential provides strata council members across British Columbia with regular educational events. To learn more about the roles and responsibilities of strata corporations and councils, board members can register on the FirstService Residential website.

About FirstService Residential B.C.
FirstService Residential B.C. provides full-service strata management solutions to a wide range of strata corporations including some of Metro Vancouver's most beautiful and recognizable communities. With a combined local history of more than 75 years, the organization has worked hard to serve the homeowners in British Columbia, and today, it is recognized as the leading strata management company throughout the province.

FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada. FirstService Residential manages a variety of communities, including low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.

With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit
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