QUESTION: Our board recently published new specifications for replacing windows in our complex. The president of the board was primary in creating those specs. Coincidentally, he works at a company that sells and installs windows; that is his job. There has been no requirement that we use his company; however, some think that this is a conflict of interest. Do you think this should be allowed?
ANSWER: If the association is not using his company or writing the specifications in such a way as to require his company's product, there is no conflict. You are lucky to be getting the benefit of his expertise.
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