Understanding a handful of best practices for running effective meetings can improve meeting productivity and effectiveness. Having a grasp of parliamentary procedure, following board rules and agendas, and respecting member roles can make everyone better leaders. When leaders exhibit such skills and follow the rules the public will too.
This workshop will cover:
– Basics of parliamentary principles and procedure – Board Rules
– Decorum in debate – Rules for public comment
– Making motions – Meeting agendas
– Roles of members – Minutes
The workshop will also include ample opportunity to ask questions and share experiences, plus activities to interact with other participants and apply learning.
This training is intended for local government boards/commissions, private or non-profit boards, and clubs/associations. Discussion will include highlighting the differences between administrative boards such as planning commissions and zoning boards of appeals and other legislative or voluntary boards.
The event is at Bayliss Public Library, 541 Library Dr., Sault Ste. Marie on May 21st
Cost: $45; Groups of three or more register for $40 (Master Citizen Planners register for $40)
Price includes program materials and refreshments
Registration ends May 8th
For more information and to register click here.