The purposes for which the Association is formed are:
(a) to promote and further the interests and welfare of the residents of Kendal;
(b) to communicate and cooperate with the KCC Board of Directors and staff at Kendal
in promoting a provident, healthful, enjoyable and useful community life.

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 Kendal Residents Association (KRA) Board of Directors 2020-2021

Officers:

  • President: Susanna Davison #214
  • President-Elect: Betty Warner #204
  • Secretary: Alma Szablewski #164
  • Treasurer: Tony Bosworth #217

Term expires June 30, 2021

  • Bert Bacon #138
  • John Gould#169
  • Anne Humes#76
  • Margaret Rovner#29
  • Gale Jordan#177
  • Kanta Bhatia #324

Term expires June 30, 2022

  • Carolyn Gibson#218
  • Ruth Greenberger#207
  • Leslie Leonard#275
  • Michael Mini#155
  • Marge Slater#84
  • Rob Stewart#75
  • Lois Fritsche (ex-officio)#256

What does the KRA DO?

  • Funds and supports the resident initiated committees which bring us recreational opportunities, entertainment and education, such as Concert, Weaving, Library, website and more.
  • Represents Kendal residents to KCC Governance and Administration by
    • preventing and solving problems collaboratively with KCC staff through ongoing dialogue and as needed, creation of Task Forces to address specific problems.
    • meeting resident needs with Kendal staff on  Kendal’s collaborative committees
    • nominating Kendal residents to participate in KCC Board of Directors Committees
    • inviting KCC Administrative staff and KCC Directors to KRA meetings
  • Represents Kendal Longwood on the Council of Continuing Care Communities.

How can I be involved with KRA?

  • ALL residents ARE MEMBERS of the Kendal Resident Association.
  • Attend meetings, monthly except during the summer.  Watch for notices!
  • Share your thoughts, insights and experiences with Board members and officers
  • Help identify barriers–and solutions–for Kendal’s healthful, enjoyable and useful lifestyle and bring them to KRA attention.
  • Donate as you are willing and able during the annual fund drive.

KRA Standing Committees listed with term expiration date

Nominating Committee – Taking the public recommendations into account, the Nominating Committee shall prepare a slate for Board members and officers,

Charlie Hill, Chair (2021); Frank Czeiner (2021), Judy Gibson (2021), Pat Hunt (2021), Marilyn van Rentergehm (2021)

Budget & Finance Committee – The Budget and Finance Committee shall solicit budget requests from the resident-initiated committee chairpersons…. maintain a year-round awareness of the Association’s financial status; consider any unexpected budget request … make recommendations to the Board concerning the management of and requests for expenditure of any of the other funds of the Association.

Bert Bacon (2021), Margaret Slater (2022); Rob Stewart, (2022)

Appointments Committee –  charged with identifying qualified candidates who are willing to serve as
resident representatives on one of the committees that contribute to the welfare of residents at Kendal and the entire Kendal-Crosslands community.

Leslie Leonard, Chair (2022); John Gould (2021); Michael Mini (2022); Margaret Rovner (2021).

Communication Committee – The purpose of the Communications Committee shall be to improve access to and quality of information for ALL Kendal residents.

Lois Fritsche, Chair (2022); Renee Betts (2022), Charlie Hill (2023),  Virginia Hopkins (2023), Ernie Kimmel (2023) Pat Redmond (2021), Charlie Reinhardt (2022), and Libby Rupp (2023).

Audit Committee –  audit the accounts of the Treasurer for the prior fiscal year, as well as all committees that have bank accounts that use the KRA tax identification number.

Fran Stier (2021); Ian James (2021); Barbara Cloud (ex-officio)