President’s Blog

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Peter Rhoads — a well-deserved retirement

We celebrated ROC USA’s fifth birthday the other night by honoring a 15-year colleague of mine, Peter Rhoads. Peter is retiring from his consulting work with us (although in a pinch he may be back!) ROC leaders in … More »

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Great visits

I just concluded a very good week in the Pacific Northwest where I was able to visit with two ROCs, the Clackamas River Community Co-op in Clackamas, Oregon and Duvall Riverside Village in Duvall, Washington. These are really … More »

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In the news …

This is a really interesting piece of radio journalism. It’s a reflection on how people look at “trailer parks” by a journalist who spent the time to get to know homeowners and communities. I love that she made … More »

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Five years and counting … Happy Birthday ROC USA family

A lot has been accomplished in our first five years of national operations. Together with our Network of TA Providers – which now number eight – we have brought opportunity, expert assistance and capital to homeowner groups in … More »

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Report from Las Vegas

I really enjoyed having Natividad and Lois (interim Directors from ROC Association) with us in Las Vegas for the MHI Tradeshow this year. They both visited numerous vendor booths. I know for sure that Natividad found some excellent … More »

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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 »