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BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

They are volunteers, too!
Look here for information and the latest techniques to develop your board or committee. The purpose is to help those who work or serve on nonprofit boards of directors or committees.

~November 2012~

committee meeting

WISH LIST FOR EFFECTIVE MEETINGS

Committee leaders have wish lists for better meetings.  Here is what they said in a poll by Build Peer Poll.  A manager of volunteers or executive director can help volunteer leaders learn to make these improvements.

When you lead meetings, the improvements you’d most like to make are to:

%

Get others to do more talking

46%

Put more effort into post-meeting follow-up

30%

Do less talking (yourself)

20%

Create a more detailed agenda

18%

Foster a better “vibe”

13%

Cut the length of the meeting

10%

Rethink who should attend the meeting

6%

Have a less rigid agenda

2%

multiple responses were allowed

 

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