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Hello from Sunny Las Vegas!

It’s the annual jaunt to Vegas for the Manufactured Housing Institute’s Congress & Expo. MHI is the trade association for the MH industry, from manufacturer to dealer to community owner to lenders and suppliers. They represent them all … More »

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No joke, big news coming soon!

I am really excited about what we’ve been working on and plan on announcing to every ROC Board of Directors in a major mailing at the end of May. We have five things of significant importance to you … More »

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What a great few days!

I just returned from three days of training with Network’s TA Providers who gathered in Salt Lake City with our local affiliate, UROC’s Mark Lundgren playing host. We shared lessons-learned, worked on improving how property management services meet … More »

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Really BIG News!!!!

Please watch this video! What is reported in it is a really important change in the structure of ROC USA and in the number of community leaders – like you – on the ROC USA Board of Directors. … More »

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My story . . .

In Orlando, I introduced myself on Thursday night by explaining why this work is so important to me; why ROC USA is so much more than a job to me. Having dedicated 20 of the last 24 years … More »

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May your Holiday be . . . .

. . . fun- and meaning-filled.  Fun-filled because life ought to offer up a good dose of fun and meaning-filled because this season means so much to so many. The calendar has wound down to two days left and Lila … More »

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Heavy heart . . .

Does your heart hang as heavily as mine today? First the Clackamas, Oregon shooting in the mall shook me because of the madness of it and because the area is home to a new ROC – the Clackamas … More »

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Just Because

Good Day To All, Well Minnesota had it’s first big snow fall and of course our little park was not untouched. Yeah we have a snow plow contract and thank you to them for being so prepared. Saturday … More »

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ROC PRIZE, Why, When, What and How!

We put up the tree this weekend; it’s now officially the Christmas season in our house. While I was cutting a fresh base and positioning the tree in place – a chore that involved two full attempts so … More »

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I am thankful for local ownership and control

In speeches, I will often start off by trying to explain the unique experience of owning a home on rented land. I do it by asking people to “Raise your hand if you own a detached single-family home.” … More »