Section Index

10.1 No Personal Liability

So long as a Board member, Association committee member, Association officer, Association agent, or Declarant exercising the powers of the Board, has acted in good faith, without willful or intentional misconduct, upon the basis of such information as may be possessed by such person, no such person shall be personally liable to any Owner, or other party, including the Association, for any damage, loss or prejudice suffered or claimed on account of any act, omission, error, negligence (except gross negligence), any discretionary decision, or failure to make a discretionary decision, by such person in such person's official capacity, PROVIDED, that this section shall not apply where the consequences of such act, omission, error or negligence are covered by insurance or bonds obtained by the Board pursuant to this Declaration.

10.2 Indemnification of Board Members

Each Board member or Association committee member, or Association officer, Association agent, or Declarant exercising the powers of the Board, and their respective heirs and successors, shall be indemnified by the Association against all expenses and liabilities, including attorneys' fees, reasonably incurred by or imposed in connection with any proceeding to which he/she may be a party, or in which he/she may become involved, by reason of being or having held such position at the time such expenses or liabilities are incurred, except in such cases wherein such person is adjudged guilty of intentional misconduct or gross negligence or a knowing violation of law in the performance of his/her duties, and except in such cases where such person has participated in a transaction from which said person will personally receive a benefit in money, property, or services to which said person is not legally entitled, PROVIDED, that, in the event of a settlement, the indemnification shall apply only when the Board approves such settlement and reimbursement as being in the best interest of the Association Nothing contained in this Section 10.2 shall, however, be deemed to obligate the Association to indemnify any Member or Owner of a Lot who is or has been a Board member or officer of the Association with respect to any duties or obligations assumed or liabilities incurred by him under and by virtue of the Declaration as a Member or Owner of a Lot covered thereby and not as a Board member or officer of the Association.