If you are interested in representing the interests of your fellow owners on the Grand Residences Advisory Council and would like to submit your application for consideration, you are invited to do so before July 31, 2017.

The Company has begun the process of constituting the Grand Residences Advisory Council in accordance with the Grand Residences Fractional Agreement. The Advisory Council will have five members to represent the Grand Residences community. These representatives will meet at least once a year with representatives of DRM and the Resort Management Company, to review and make recommendations relating to Grand Residences Resort Operations during the year in course, the proposed operating budget for the following year and other policies, procedures and matters of interest to the Owners.

The representatives will attend an annual Advisory Council meeting held at Grand Residences, the first one is scheduled to take place on October 19, 2017.
If you would like to serve on the Grand Residences Advisory Council please send your applications before July 31, 2017.

Grand Residences management and legal representatives will review all the applications received from candidates and select the first five council members who will serve for 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 years and attend the first Advisory Council meeting. The Advisory Council will be responsible for reviewing applications received in successive years and will vote to select new representatives in a private election during the annual Advisory Council meetings.

Advisory Council responsibilities

The duties of the Advisory Council consist of the review of financial statements for the current year’s operations at Grand Residences, all reports presented by Management relating to the maintenance and operation of the resort, the projected budgets for the operation of the following year and proposed Club Service Fees to be paid per interval based upon the reviewed budget for the resort. They also study maintenance and fixed assets programs, proposals for new services and amenities, cost-efficiency operating projects and guest satisfaction survey results among others.
In their capacity as representatives, Advisory Council members raise concerns voiced by Owners in relation to the operation of the resort and follow up on their queries with DRM and the Resort Management Company at the meeting and during the year.

Applying for the Advisory Council

If you love your resort home, click here to read the eligibility requirements. If you would like to be considered for this important role, fill out the application form below.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible to stand for the Advisory Council, you must be over the age of 25 and be a Grand Residences Owner. You must be in good standing with all your obligations. You must own one or more Fractions at Grand Residences, the equivalent of five or more weeks in the Grand Residences Fractional Program, and at least one of the said fractions must have been purchased directly from DRM (resales and title changes are not accepted for this purpose). You must agree to abide by the Advisory Council Regulations.

It is important that you read the Advisory Council Rules in full as they include more information on the eligibility requirements for candidates and the restrictions that could render an application invalid.

Submitting your application

Send your application form by email and attach a copy of your résumé and a cover letter stating why you would like to stand for the Grand Residences Advisory Council. Your résumé should include details of current and past employment, your educational background, community work and other relevant career information.

Applications must be received by July 31 to be considered for this year. Interested Owners should send their questions or application form and résumé to:

Tel: (954) 485-5400 Ext. 2503
Email: glopez@royalresorts.com

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.


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