Serving Arizona, New Mexico, & Mexico

Association Reserves has been serving the Arizona marketplace since 1992. We also work with communities throughout the State of New Mexico. Our Reserve Studies are unique in the industry due to their user friendly format coupled with detailed information and photographs of every Reserve component! Whether your association is a single family home community, a retirement community, a condominium, or a unique timeshare, we have the resources and experience to help you plan for the future. Every Arizona Reserve Study we conduct incorporates our knowledge of local pricing and other regional factors, in addition to satisfying National Reserve Study Standards.

Our Team

DJ Vlaming, RS

President

Will Shafer, RS

Senior Project Manager

Zack Armijo, RS

Project Manager

Julie Campbell

Client Relations Manager

Nick Vocke

Project Manager

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Our Services

We offer a range of services to meet every budget and need. We focus on high quality and to exceed expectations with each Reserve Study and professional service.

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Which Level of Service is Right for My Property?
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What Happens Next?
Level of Service Site Visit Measurements Component List Condition Assessment Photographs Price
Reserve Study- Full
Yes
Yes
Created from Scratch
Yes
Yes
$$$
Reserve Study Update- With Site Visit
Yes
No
Updated from Prior Report
Yes
Yes
$$
Reserve Study Update- No Site Visit
No
No
Updated from Prior Report
Yes
No
$
Do-it-Yourself Reserve Study Kit
No
No
Provided by Client
No
No
$349

We work with all types of properties

Association Governed Communities

Association Governed Communities

Condos, Co-ops, HOAs, POAs, PUDs, Townhomes, etal.

Vacation Ownership Resorts

Vacation Ownership Resorts

Timeshares, Fractionals, Travel Clubs, & Vacation Clubs

Municipalities & Commercial Properties

Municipalities & Commercial Properties

Governments buildings & facilities at the federal, state, county and city levels as well as commercial or mixed use developments

Worship Facilities

Worship Facilities

Properties owned by any faith community

Schools, Colleges, & Univesities

Schools

Private and public schools, school districts, colleges and universities

Camps, Retreats & Charitable Organizations

Camps, Retreats & Charitable Organizations

Day camps, overnight camps, retreat centers, and properties owned and maintained by any charitable organization

Private Clubs & Recreation Centers

Private Clubs & Recreation Centers

Club or organization that owns and maintains property as well as private or public recreation centers

Other Types of Properties

Other Types of Properties

Our Reserve Studies Clearly Spell Out What Needs to be Reserved for, Evaluate the Strength of the Current Reserve Fund and Recommend a Funding Plan

Every Reserve Study includes Three Key Results

COMPONENT LIST- detailing the scope and schedule of all Reserve Projects

CALCULATION OF RESERVE FUND STRENGTH (%-Funded)

CUSTOM FUNDING PLAN going forward that allows for timely repairs & replacements with an emphasis on avoiding supplemental funding sources

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DJ Vlaming, RS

President

DJ Vlaming, R.S. graduated from California State University, Northridge with a business degree in 1996 and started working at Association Reserves shortly thereafter. He has been responsible for the growing Arizona client base since 1997. DJ has completed over 2,000 Reserve Studies for properties ranging from simple developments with minimal assets to complex international resorts. For his expertise, he earned the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Reserve Specialist (RS) designation and has the distinction of being RS #61. From this office, he is able to serve Arizona and New Mexico clients full-time, including large master planned communities in the Phoenix, Tucson and Albuquerque metropolitan areas. DJ has expanded his reach into Mexico, and he has prepared Reserve Studies for large timeshare resorts and communities in Rocky Point, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, and Cancun. DJ is an active member of multiple CAI chapters and the Arizona Association of Community Managers (AACM).

Will Shafer, RS

Senior Project Manager

Will Shafer, R.S. joined Association Reserves in 2007.   He graduated from Arizona State

University with a degree in Business Administration. He has a strong background in customer service and problem solving. Will has prepared numerous Reserve Studies for a wide range of properties from simple single family home developments to complex international resorts and retirement communities. His experience includes working with properties throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Will earned Community Association Institute’s (CAI) “Reserve Specialist” designation in 2009. He instructs training courses on Reserve budgets for community managers and board members.

Zack Armijo, RS

Project Manager

Zack Armijo joined Association Reserves in 2018 after graduating from Arizona State University with a BSE in Engineering Management. From his studies in engineering, he has developed a passion for utilizing critical thinking skills to solve complex problems, as well as detailed, calculated planning to mitigate future risks. Zack is dedicated to producing high quality products that assist in projecting the Association Reserves clients toward success. With considerable experience in customer service, he is customer-centric and enjoys providing friendly, uncomplicated service.

Julie Campbell

Client Relations Manager

Julie Campbell earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development & Family Studies from Oregon State University in June of 2016.  She has nearly 15 years experience in administrative services and project controls.  Julie has been with Association Reserves since mid-2019 supporting Client Relations.

Nick Vocke

Project Manager
Nick Vocke joined Association Reserves in 2021. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Applied Mathematics. From his studies in mathematics and a background in the financial services industry, he has developed the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple, digestible manor. By focusing on the specific needs of each Association Reserves client, Nick produces high quality products with outstanding customer service.