Who Should Attend:
Any utility employee or board member who is involved with taking and maintaining the board meeting minutes.
A How-To Series on Board Meetings, July 14-September 22, 2020
Introduction to Robert's Rules, July 14, 2020
Guide Your Board to Better Decisions, July 21, 2020
Troubleshooting Online Meetings, July 28, 2020
Get What You Want Using Motions, August 4, 2020
Dealing with a Difficult Chair or Member, August 11, 2020
Effective Public Comment and Public Hearings, August 25, 2020
Robert's Rules Beyond the Basics, September 8, 2020
Newly Elected Survival Guide, September 15, 2020
Crash Course for the Chair, September 22, 2020
Learn the key guidelines from Robert's Rules of Order for processing meeting minutes, gain confidence in taking minutes, and be able to serve your board when parliamentary issues arise. We will cover the three different types of minutes, the minutes approval process, the role of the secretary/clerk, how to change minutes once adopted, and more. This webinar will not discuss the actual acts of listening and recording what is said, but it does include 20 key points that staff should know and the publication Guidelines for Meeting Minutes in Local Government.
- State the correct purpose of taking minutes
- List three different types of minutes
- Describe how motions and amendments are processed
- Recommend best practices to the board
- State the verbiage to use when speaking up at a board meeting
Ann Macfarlane, Professional Registered Parliamentarian, Jurassic Parliament
The webinar will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Attendees will be admitted 15 minutes before the webinar begins. Recordings are available for attendees after the webinar.
How to Participate:
Instructions will be emailed to attendees 12 hours before the webinar and we recommend that you test the link to the meeting as soon as you get the instructions. This webinar will use Zoom, and is best viewed using Chrome as your browser. We recommend that you use a landline for both your phone and your internet connections.
The single-attendee rates and multiple-attendee rates are listed below. Because we manage our webinars on an honor-system, we ask that you contact Mike Hyatt-Evenson at (360) 816-1445 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register multiple people from your utility at a discounted rate.
Individual Attendee Registration:
Utility Member Rate: $100
Associate Member Rate: $150
All 10 webinars:
Utility Member Rate: $900
Associate Member Rate: $1,350
(Please visit A How-To Series on Board Meetings to register for the complete series and receive the above discounted rate.)
Unlimited Attendee Registration*:
Utility Member Rate: $250
Associate Member Rate: $375
All 10 webinars:
Utility Member Rate: $2,250
Associate Member Rate: $3,375
*If your organization would like to send multiple attendees to this webinar or the full series, please contact Mike Hyatt-Evenson at (360) 816-1445 or email@example.com for further details.
Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or no show, 100% of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling; NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.