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Legal Issues in Governance - Getting Ready 101: Considerations Before Calling a Board or Members’ Meeting

October 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
2015 Fall Series - Your Guide to Holding Meetings 101: "Learning to Do It Right"

Managing meetings is the foundation upon which charities and not-for-profit organizations engage with and represent the interests, needs and issues of their communities and/or causes.  Doing so effectively will save you time and can also save you money as you avoid several common pitfalls.  This Series will help board volunteers and staff alike by making sure your meetings are well planned, legally constituted and effectively run. By participating in these four free webinars you will “learn to do it right”.

Carters Professional Corporation is a Founding Sponsor of Charity Tax Tools, making these Sector Source webinars accessible to organizations across Canada for free. 

Getting Ready 101:  Considerations Before Calling a Board or Members’ Meeting
October 1st - 1:00pm
Presenter:  Terrance S. Carter

Many board or members’ meetings often unnecessarily floundered because meeting basics have been overlooked.  The first session in this series will address the fundamental legal issues that you need to know in order to have an effective board or members’ meeting, including:  

  • Where to find the rules for a meeting and how to follow those rules, 
  • Understanding the purposes and nature of a meeting,
  • How to call a meeting with effective notice, and
  • Where can you legally hold a meeting?

This webinar is one in a four part series! 

Board Meetings 101: Avoiding Directors’ Tribulations
Members’ Meetings 101: Avoiding Members’ Machinations
Meeting Minutes 101: Getting it Down Right and Keeping it There


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