The Highlands Ranch Community Association is considered a forerunner in the industry not only because of its size, but also because of the member involvement and innovation of its leaders. The HRCA is a proactive organization governed by a five-member volunteer Board of Directors, all residents of Highlands Ranch.
Highlands Ranch is divided into 91 Delegate Districts. Delegates are elected to represent their neighborhoods by the district residents. Delegates also serve as members of the Delegate Committee and in this capacity propose amendments to the HRCA Bylaws, authorize the Board of Directors to borrow funds on behalf of the HRCA, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on various matters outlined in the Community Declaration. Delegates elect the Board of Directors every March. The Board of Directors (serve two year staggered terms) set policy for the community in order to manage the duties of the association. Each year the board identifies strategic objectives to help ensure we achieve our HRCA mission of "Enhancing property values and creating quality of life through recreation, community events, and leadership.”
Both standing and ad hoc committees play an important role in administering the board policies of the HRCA. Standing committees include Architectural Control, Finance, Development Review and Public Issues. These committees provide reports to delegates and to board members with staff input for the betterment of the HRCA systems, policies and procedures, and overall management objectives.