June 2008 ISSUE

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The Devil Made me Do It - Blame it on the Loopholes


May 10 2008                     

During Thursday’s CZ Master Association’s Candidate’s Night designed for Coto de Caza residents to meet the candidates running for two seats on the CZ Master board, the first question mischaracterized our position,  asking an either or question:  “Buzz says the CZ board is handling elections illegally, the board says it is legal – which is it”?.  Our response made it clear that the California Law passed in 2006, which we lobbied for, was designed to bring direct democracy to common interest developments, and we want the CZ association to meet the letter and the spirit of the law.  Apparently the person asking the question was not well versed in common interest development issues, or was simply trying to mislead the audience or the candidates.

In responding to the question, Dr. Channing, echoing Obaman positions  previously expressed during the Varo/Mezger administration stated he supported the current delegate system, critics call corrupt, because there is only a small group of volunteers who get involved in managing the affairs of the association anyway.

A degringolade then happened as Madame president stretched the law of attribution to its limits stating that the reason the CZ Master association does not have direct popular elections is due to loopholes in the aforementioned California law, echoing  former Enron chairman and chief executive Kenneth Lay’s defense – it is in the loopholes stupid!

And folks, the notion of requiring a Quorum and Meetings in keeping with our current Delegate system to hold Board elections is all a bunch of baloney.   I own three properties involving HOA’s and we just vote by mail.  There is no meeting or quorum requirement designed to disenfranchise Members who are paying all the bills.  This is just another road block to direct popular elections that is nonsense.   Joseph Morabito, former member CZ Master Associaiton


District Delegates Responsible for 2008-2009 CZ Board of Directors





1 / 53 votes

Ranchos Colinas (sub-association)

Steve Masler

2 / 107 votes

The Forest/Tiara/The Arbours/Lyon

George Thagard

3 / 120 votes

The Terrace (sub-association)

Ronald Goulden

4 / 39 votes

Grand Coto II

Angela Schiffman

5 / 77 votes

Coto Country Homes

Chris Lange 
Alternate: Darrell Starnes


6 / 72 votes

Fairway Oaks (sub-association)

Karen Martin

7 / 113 votes

East Hills/East Point

Robert Alberts

8 / 72 votes

Los Verdes (sub-association)

Marilyn Carrabino 
Alternate: Marc Coody

9 / 92 votes


Xochitl Yocham
Alternate: Ken Nowak

10 / 128 votes


Andrea Owen

11 / 43 votes

The Trails/Master Collection

Terry Corwin  

12 / 50 votes


Corey Ferguson

13 / 121 votes


Elizabeth Zipperman
Alternate: Barbara Stewart

14 / 93 votes

The Greens

Debbie White

15 / 100 votes

The Woods/Arroyo Sur

Roy Allen
Alternate: Gay Allan

16 / 62 votes

Fairway Estates

Peter Roth

17 / 62 votes


Preston Walrath

19 / 90 votes

The Classics

Andrew Holzmann

20 / 94 votes


Lyle Schlieder

21 / 58 votes

Canyon Estates

Robert Curran

22 / 26 votes

The Legacy/Enclave/Stonefield Estates


23 / 71 votes

The Pinnacle

Arlene Kraft

24 / 61 votes

Greystone Villas (sub-association)

Don Wegner

Alternate: Joel Hillabrant

25 / 104 votes

Andalusia (sub-association)


26 / 82 votes

Oak Ridge

Ben DiPane

27 / 106 votes


Steve Foster

28 / 56 votes

Glen Eagles


29 / 88 votes


Bill Bushek

30 / 64 votes


Bob Grich

31 / 89 votes

Grand Coto Estates/Part of Atherton/Part of Weatherly

Lea Ann Miller

32 / 52 votes

Part of Southern Hills/Fairway Reflections

Jerry Scanlan

33 / 90 votes


WoWolfgang Greinke

34 / 74 votes

Crooked Oak


35 / 49 votes


Terry Kwit

36 / 68 votes

Part of Atherton/Part of Weatherly

Roger Jolicoeur

37 / 67 votes

Southern Hills Encore

Vincent Hylka

38 / 65 votes


Nick Newsom

39 / 74 votes

Silver Creek

Mary Spicer

40 / 77 votes


Tracy Fortier

41 / 81 votes

Spring Hill/Chatham

Joan Walters

42 / 69 votes

Stonefield Private Collection/San Marino

Michael Wolder

43 / 81 votes

Oak Knoll

Su Walcher

44 / 97 votes

Oak View

Mitch Hill


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