Member Programs

As a JALA member,  you can participate in our monthly programs as part of your membership.  To learn about how to become a member, visit our membership page.


2020

April – Compare Insurance Rates!
March – Brooke Wankel, Morgan County Eviction Process
February – Eddie Carpenter, C.O.D vs rent to own
January – Chad Davidsmeyer, Appealing real estate taxes


2019

December – Social
November – Meeting canceled due to weather
October – Trey Hopkins, Morgan County Health Department
September – Joel Buchanan, B-Dry, water proofing basements
August – Linda Jones, service animals and emotional/therapeutic animals
July – Group Discussion
June – Social at Buena Vista
May – Mike Armour, Quorum Consulting
April – Greg Crocher , Express Employment Professionals
March – Matt Summers, Fire codes and regulations
February – Blake Sybert, Wild animal removal
January – Chad Davidsmeyer, Appealing real estate taxes


2018

December – Christmas Social
November – Mick Prince, IL Home Weatherization Assistance Program
October – CD Davidsmeyer, Q and A
September – Larry Hemmingway, Legal Shield
August – Tami Lonergan, MCS programs
July – Group discussion: pros and cons of renting to college students
June – Summer Social
May – Brooke Wankel, eviction process
April – Steve Hembrough, landscaping for landlords
March – Sean Ramsey, IL State Police, safety when showing properties
February – Phil Weigand, insurance for landlords
January – Jenna Tucker, LLCs


2017

December – Christmas social
November – Bret Wade, tips on taking pictures for web site
October – Steve Varble, New web site
September – Linda Jones, Section 8
August – Tim Slaughterbach, Value pricing/bulk purchasing
July – Margie Bryant, Code Enforcement
June – Summer Social
May – Jeff Haggerty, Mice and Rats
April – Adam Mefford, Chief of Police
March – Shawn Artis, Morgan Maps
February – Group discussion of applicant screening
January – Everett Grady, Patriot’s Home Project


2016

December – Christmas Social
November – Tim Slaughterbach, Home Depot Pro Account
October – Michael White, Trash Queen and Jeff Haggerty, Bed Bugs
September – Morgan County, Duane Friend, Raydon
August – Area Disposal Service
July – Quick Jon by Zoeller Pump Co. and discussion about the website
June – Summer Social
May – Group Discussion
April – Ameren Illinois Property Management
March – Tom Herndon, Window World
February – Linda Meece, CPA, Tax Info for Landlords
January – Ginny Fanning, Morgan County Commissioner


2015

December – Christmas Social
November – Central Illinois Drug Task Force
October – Carrie Magerl, Attorney, Evictions, Collections, Court Proceedings
September – Dale Bainter, Morgan County Health Department
August – Membership Hints and Landlord Best Practices
July – Fred Clinton, Bedbugs
June – B.G. Asphalt, Sealing driveways
May – Acton Energy.com
April – Les Ballinger, Jville Street Department
March – Shawn Artis, Morganmaps.net
February – Appealing Real Estate Taxes
January – Home Energy Solutions


2014

December – Christmas Social
November – Gordon Jumper, Landlord Tax Issues
October – John Buchanan, One Cent Sales Tax Issue
September – Teresa Lonergan, Circuit Clerk
August – Sally Long, Water Department
July – Ameren IP
June – MCHA, Section 8 Program
May – Mayor Andy Ezard
April – Buchheits
March – Sherwin Williams
February – Home Depot
January – Randy Duvendack, Eviction Process


2013

Christmas Gathering
JALA Website Tutorial
Dick Sample, S Jvile Inspection Dept.
Mike Oldenettle, IL Realtors Association
Concerns about Alderman Addonis Shaw
Katie Phelps, Code Department
In House Business
Brittany Henry, JVCB
Rick Kluge, Fire Department Chief
Jimmy Duncan, Zoning Commission


2012

Nancy Anderson, Tax Assessor’s Office
Pat Daniels,IL Emergency Management Agency: Radon
Clear Choice Windows
Larry Johnissee: For Your Floors
Jodee Nell: U. S. Bank
Chad Davidsmeyer: Landlord/Tenant Law
JALA Website
Ginny Fanning: Chamber of Commerce
Christmas Dinner and Social
Brainstorm Program Ideas


2011

Christmas Dinner and Social
Lauren Pocock, Security Deposits
Tim Minor, Prepaid Legal
Mike Sheehan, New Tax Laws
Judy Tighe, Restoring Old Houses
Northwest Insurance
John Sharp, Property Taxpro
Identifying and Eradicating Bed Bugs


2010

Lead Based Paint
Bruce Selway, Lead Paint
Pat Ward, Low Maintenance Landscaping
New Member Packets
Insurance for Rentals


2009

Eric Frietag, Electrician
Amy Jackson, Adjudicator
Web Master
Thermal Imaging
MCS Weatherization
Sex Offenders


2008

Pests in Rentals
Jim Hill Water/trash orders
Ameren, Landlord Direct
Municipal Court
Property Inspections


2007

Gorgon Jumper, taxes for rentals
John Seis, Web site
Ameran, Landlord Direct
Aldermen, Fines on Blighted Properties
Jim Hill Inspections
Fred Clinton, Self Inspections
Club Disbarment


2006

Kelly Hall, Adjudication Process
Fred Clinton, IL Rental Assistance Program
Steve Poole, Neighborhood Pride
Rollee Canton, Home Depot, Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Jville Police, Meth Labs
Ledy Van Kavge, Legalities of Pets in Rental properties


2005

Bob Bonjean, Eviction Process
Don Harris, IL Community Action Development Group
Set Goals for the Year
Lynn Preston, Tenant Screening
Gordon Jumper, Taxes and Record Keeping


2004

Sally Long, Water Department
Linda Jones, Section 8
Dan Little, Il Home Weatherization Project
Teddy Rammelkamp, Legal Issues
Susan Woods, Loans for Investment Properties
Steve Poole, Neighborhood Watch
Tom Grojean, Home Rule
Mark Dawdy, Web Site


2003

Mayor Ron Tendick
Aldermen
Setting Goals
Developing Membership