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OVERVIEW PAGE 15 Furthermore, the results of the survey show the wide variety of amenities and facilities our members’ communities provide for their homeowners. Of the hundred survey respondents, over 50% have children’s facilities, a clubhouse and tennis courts available for use by homeowners, along with many more. With all the security, beautiful landscaping and wide variety of amenities our member communities provide, it is easy to look past the fact that there are hardworking management teams and board members who make all this possible. Our survey showed the following interesting points around the composition of these management structures. Amenities and facilities provided to homeowners by our member communities Staff members employed directly by the HOA Offices/business centre 20 0 Compliance manager Assistant CM Retail shops 17 Secretary/receptionist 16 Office assistant/domestic 9 2 Club manager 11 45 31 9 10 Equestrian centre Medical facilities 8 9 Marketing/Com manager Sports fields Marina/boating facilities 26 Assistant SM Assistant MCM 5 Member communities that assign portfolios to board members Member communities that use permanent board subcommities YES NO YES NO 23.5% 37.2% 76.5% 80 q 21 70 q Bird sanctuary 60 q Gym/health centre 50 q 24 40 q 27 Squash courts 6 Security manager 30 Conference facilities 27 Assistant OM 36 Golf course 10 Operations manager 37 Nature reserve 34 Assistant FM 40 Swimming pools 19 Financial manager 42 Restaurants 76 Assistant EM 57 Tennis courts 30 q Estate manager/CEO 62 Clubhouse 20 q 0q 10 q 70 q 60 q 50 q 40 q 30 q 20 q 10 q 0q 66 Children’s facilities / parks 62.8%