Robert M. Nordlund, PE, RS
A registered professional engineer, Mr. Nordlund has been involved in the Community Associations industry since 1982. As President of his own homeowners association, Mr. Nordlund recognized how vital long-term reserve planning was to the health of a common interest development. In 1986 he founded Association Reserves, Inc. and pioneered many widely used reserve funding concepts. He is recognized nationally as an expert on reserve funding issues and has authored numerous articles on the subject. Mr. Nordlund is a past Chairman of CAI’s Reserve Professionals Committee, past Chairman of the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts, past President of the Community Association’s Institute (CAI) Greater Los Angeles Chapter, and a frequent speaker in industry-sponsored seminars and presentations throughout the United States. He is a 1980 graduate of the University of Washington and a member of the prestigious engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi. Prior to forming Association Reserves, Mr. Nordlund worked as a Lead Engineer at Rockwell International on the Space Shuttle Program.
Kris Barger joined our staff in 1995 with a background in customer service. Kris has the responsibility of shaping our company image in all outside relationships by handling trade organizations, advertising, trade shows, and our newsletter. Kris counsels prospective clients through the choices of services offered, supplying them with the information necessary to make an informed decision. Kris also works with all clients who select our Reserve Study services, seeing to it that all necessary information from the client has been received in order for Association Reserves to begin working on the Reserve Study.