Fly-In Focus: Mastering Meetings with Roberts Rules
By Ann Macfarlane, Professional Registered Parliamentarian, Jurassic Parliament
On the first evening of my exciting trip to Alaska this month, Lon Garrison and Timi Tullis treated me to dinner. We spent the entire evening in energetic discussion of Robert’s Rules and meeting management. Lon’s wife shook her head when he got home and said, “You should call yourselves the G2 Club—the Governance Geeks!” At the Jurassic Parliament workshop for the Association of Alaska School Boards, we marked our name badges accordingly.
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It was an honor to work with the 60 representatives from Alaska’s school boards. They are deeply committed to holding meetings right, in order to serve their students. AASB has invited me to publish a monthly article in their fine electronic publication, Commentary. Let me know if you would like to reprint any of our articles in your newsletters. We are happy to give permission on request.
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