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Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbooks
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
Location: United Way of Winnipeg, 580 Main Street (parking in rear)
If cost is a barrier to participation, please call Linda at 204-924-4225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Good bylaws alone do not make an effective organization; they are an outline of its structure. However, suitable bylaws are necessary to enable an organization to function well."
Alice Sturgis; "The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure"; 2001
Every organized group needs Bylaws to ensure that members and leaders understand the rules under which they agree to operate, rules that need to be refreshed from time to time as the environment changes and the group evolves. Are you clear on why you need Bylaws? What needs to be included in contemporary Bylaws? Have you examined your Bylaws lately to assess their strengths and weaknesses? Are your Bylaws included in your board manual? What else is in your Board manual (handbook) to help board members fulfill their duties and responsibilities?
Join us on December 8, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbooks. You will gain knowledge in the following areas:
• Understand the function and purpose of bylaws
• Identify the essential elements of board bylaws
• Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of your current bylaws
• Develop an action plan to strengthen your bylaws
• Understand the function and purpose of a board member handbook
• Identify the essential components of a board member handbook
• Develop an action plan to strengthen or create a board member handbook suited to your organization
About the Facilitator
Priti Shah is widely known and highly respected for her work in the area of board governance and has personally worked with hundreds of board members from across the country. She has facilitated board meetings, annual general meetings, workshops, retreats and strategic planning sessions for small and large boards, as well as small and large organizations. Her facilitation style is engaging, inclusive and effective.
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