October 22, 2013

President’s Message to Members


(February 2018)

Dear Fellow Members and Affiliates of the Arizona Trustee Association:

It is time again to renew your memberships with the Arizona Trustee Association and I know there are still many that have not renewed or signed up yet. In order for the ATA to remain a relevant and visible force in this industry, we need the support of YOU – our peers and friends! Please consider contacting the Membership Committee or one of our board members for further information on signing up or renewing your membership, if you haven’t already done so. Thank you to all that have signed up for new membership or renewed your previous membership – we truly appreciate the continued support of everyone that contributes their opinions, time and ideas to the ATA.

The ATA Legislation Committee and our lobbyist, Lauren King, with Triadvocates, have been monitoring the bills currently running through Legislation for anything that could potentially affect the ATA. The most recent bills affecting the ATA are SB1048 (property taxes; notice; posting) and HB2609 (HOAs; assessments; foreclosures) were both held in committee in mid-February. I’m happy to report that neither sponsor for these bills were interested in pursuing either issue given the strong opposition to both bills so they are effectively dead. Thank you to Triadvocates for ensuring that the interests of the ATA continue to be represented in Legislation.

The Convention Committee is gearing up for the planning of the 2018 31st ATA Annual Convention. This year’s Convention will be held at the Tubac Golf Resort & Spa August 29th through August 31st and the Convention Committee will be touring the resort in March to get some great ideas and start the planning for another great Convention. If you have any ideas or suggestions on  Speakers, Education topics or some fun Entertainment that we haven’t done before, please feel free to reach out to any of our Convention Committee members – we absolutely welcome new ideas and input!

At this time, I want to express my sincere gratitude to the members of the ATA Board of Directors and the ATA Committees. It is difficult, at times, to recruit new people into these positions when our professional and personal lives can be so hectic. These members continue to volunteer their time and energy to keep the Arizona Trustee Association active and relevant in this industry. I am very thankful to these members who have a continued goal to support the Arizona Trustee Association.

Thank you for your continued support!


Tracey Bayne

ATA President – 2018