Sectional title corner – Can the chairman be a trustee & the caretaker too?
Hi, we are a full-title complex governed by a voluntary association constitution. Can a caretaker be a trustee and be appointed as a chairman of the trustees of the complex? Meaning, can one person have this much power in a complex?
There is nothing in your constitution that is preventing anyone from being both. If you have concerns I suggest you change your constitution. Or work on a basis of common law where there cannot be a conflict of interest – in other words he can be both, but he cannot as the chairman give himself instructions (as the caretaker).
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Karien Coetzee is the national property management consultant at property management company, Trafalgar. She holds qualifications in sectional title schemes management and homeowners association management.