Tampa subdivision accuses former leadership of lying, falsifying records over recall vote
St. Peters Blog
24 April 2017
A Tampa subdivision is accusing its former leadership of lying and
falsifying evidence to overturn a recall vote and stay in power, after
an expensive arbitration process.
Camden Woods is a subdivision in southeast Tampa with 115 voting
homeowners. Records suggest it is managed by Avid Management of Tampa.
Camden Woods’ current Homeowner’s Association president is 58-year-old Julie Patricia McDaniel.
Former HOA staff includes Terry Jolly Henry, 44, who previously served
as president and is also a licensed real estate agent; John Clay
Jenkins, 65, was vice president. Lanette Nicole Stevens, 43, was former
In 2016, homeowners at the Camden Woods subdivision narrowly approved a
petition to recall the subdivision’s three-member board—led by
A few days later, the board asked the Florida Department of Business
and Professional Regulation to intercede, saying 10 of the homeowners
had rescinded their votes to recall.
$18,000 on legal fees
Arbitrator Terri Leigh Jones later ruled against Henry, Jenkins and
Stevens, but not before the Homeowner’s Association spent over $18,000
on legal fees. Jones upheld the recall vote after concluding that the
three had lied about discussing each of the 10 allegedly rescinded
votes during a public meeting Sept. 6, 2016.
In a 104-page filing in Hillsborough County Circuit Court dated April
5, the HOA is claiming breach of fiduciary duty, accusing the ousted
board members of fabricating evidence of rescinded votes to attempt to
stay in power.
“Defendants … fabricated events, fabricated motions, fabricated votes,
fabricated revocations, fabricated signatures, and drafted four pages
of falsified minutes, creating sham motions that did not occur.”
According to the complaint: “Defendants … fabricated events, fabricated
motions, fabricated votes, fabricated revocations, fabricated
signatures, and drafted four pages of falsified minutes, creating sham
motions that did not occur.”
In addition, the three are accused of “intentionally and knowingly
misled the Association’s attorney, provided the Association’s attorney
with the fabricated evidence and fictitious minutes of the meeting, and
through a series of motions and pleadings continue to improperly waste
Association funds on events and evidence defendants knew were
Current President McDaniel is the person allegedly leading the effort to oust the three former leaders.
Interestingly, Henry’s Facebook page has the introduction: “No Weapons formed against me shall prosper!”