Every organized group needs bylaws to ensure that members and leaders understand the rules under which they agree to operate, rules that need to be refreshed from time to time as the environment changes and the group evolves. Are you clear on why you need bylaws? What needs to be included in contemporary bylaws? Have you examined your bylaws lately to assess their strengths and weaknesses? Are they written in plain language? Are your bylaws included in your board manual? What else is in your board manual (handbook) to help board members fulfill their duties and responsibilities?
Participants will gain knowledge in the following areas: