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8 Biggest Mistakes Board Members Make & How to Avoid Them

We asked our leaders from around the globe to tell us the biggest mistakes they see board members make, and here’s what they revealed.

Leading your community isn’t an easy task, especially when you’re keeping up with meetings, buzzwords, and best practices. While board members often put forward their best effort to succeed in their roles, sometimes they still make big mistakes that can result in serious repercussions for themselves, the board, and the community.


At Associa, our teams have learned this truth and many more through our 40+ years of experience working with boards and becoming experts in the community management industry. Whether you’re new to the role or an established pro looking to gain a better understanding, we can help you discover how to avoid costly mistakes and become a more effective board member in the process.


We asked our leaders from around the globe to tell us the biggest mistakes they see board members make, and here’s what they revealed.