August 14, 2009
The board secretary provides the board with accurate records of meeting minutes, handles board correspondence, and posts all meetings. It is important that the secretary is able to hear and accurately record motions and votes during the meeting. The secretary can assist you with questions about parliamentary issues, public meetings and records requirements. Allowing the board secretary to alert you to procedural or clarity problems during the meeting can save the board future embarrassment.
Board chair's authority
Communication with the board and public