Join us tomorrow at 4 pm for a Toastmasters Demo Meeting.
Inspire and engage your employees. Business essentially boils down to communication. Join us tomorrow, Jan 17th, at 4 pm for a Toastmasters Demo Meeting. Our goal is to create a Toastmasters club to help chamber members communicate more effectively and thus increase profitability.
We, the students of California Community Colleges, in order to promote and safeguard access for current and future students to California public higher education in accordance with the Master Plan for Higher Education through system participatory governance, legislative and policy advocacy, and regional support and development do hereby establish this Constitution of the Student Senate for California Community Colleges.… Read the rest
The Presiding Officer Restates the Motion to the Assembly
You will now hear the motion a second time (Once when the member first stated the motion and again when the Chair restates it). It is important to note that it is what the Chair states here that are going to be debated and voted on, not what the member originally stated, although these are usually both be the same.… Read the rest
The rights of the minority vs the rights of the majority are balanced by Robert’s Rules. The seconding of a motion prevents one person from making motions that no one else cares to discuss. There are exceptions to the requirement for a second that we will cover later and if debate is entered into a second is assumed.… Read the rest
Committees can be a way to formally draw together people of relevant expertise from different parts of an organization who otherwise would not have a good way to share information and coordinate actions. They may have the advantage of widening viewpoints and delegating responsibilities.… Read the rest
The highest ranking motion in Robert’s Rules of Order is to “Fix the time to which to adjourn” followed by “Adjourn” and then “Recess”. From this, we can infer that ending a meeting (even briefly) is the most important thing you do at a meeting.… Read the rest
Every meeting is important. It is an opportunity to change. Change may be difficult, but it is often necessary. A wise group will look into the future and predict likely problems. This allows them to change in small ways and see if those changes break anything.… Read the rest