Educational Community for Homeowners (Echo) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to assisting California homeowners associations. Echo provides help to homeowners associations on many fronts: financial and legal issues, insurance, maintenance, management and best practices. Members receive guidance through live webinars, virtual seminars and workshops, a bi-monthly full-color magazine and Echo Insight, our e-newsletter.
Members receive education through conferences, statewide LiveStream webinars and regional virtual Community Conversations, a bi-monthly magazine, the Echo Journal, and our e-newsletter, Echo Insight and the Echo website. Echo is a homeowners’ organization. Founded in San Jose in 1972 with a nucleus of five owner associations, Echo membership has grown to more than 1,500 association members representing over 145,000 homes.
The affairs of Echo are governed by a Board of Directors composed of up to twelve individuals, all of whom must be, at the time of election or appointment, a property owner or a delegate of an Echo member association in good standing. Terms are staggered such that three or four directors are elected at the annual meeting in the fall of each year. The Executive Director is an ex officio member of the board without voting rights. The secretary is an officer of the corporation without voting rights.
At Echo, we’re here to help! Our professional staff can assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Reach out to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (408) 297-3246, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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