David L. Norvell, J.D
Speaker and Mediator
For more than 30 years David has worked as a certified, award-winning HOA manager, the chief operating officer in a multistate HOA management company, and as a home builder developing hundreds of brand new HOAs, working with the Department of Real Estate to ensure each community was developed according to the guidelines of the States of California and Nevada. David also created, produced, and co-hosted a live radio talk show in San Diego called Condo Talk. As a professional HOA board member, David has served on hundreds of HOA boards and participated in tens of thousands of HOA meetings. As a professional mediator, David has negotiated and mediated hundreds of HOA, homeowner, and vendor issues. This experience gives David a unique look into what it takes for a HOA to function fairly and effectively to benefit each community and its membership.
Proud Member of Building Industry Association of San Diego (BIASD) and
2019 President of BIA Cares, the non-profit giving arm of BIASD
Proud Member of the National Association of Home Builders
Proud Member of the Community Associations Institute
Proud Member of the National Speakers Association
Community Manager: The Ultimate Professional Mediator by David Norvell
For homeowner association community managers using mediation techniques to identify and understand how to deal with the variety of personalities and the disputes that present themselves will always be one of the greatest challenges for the community manager. But learning, testing and perfecting dispute resolution techniques can enhance their professionalism and allow them to continue to earn the respect they have worked hard for and earned.