Board Development - Running Meetings
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Document Title: Chairing a Board Meeting
Organization: Dalhousie University

Type of document: Article
Level: All Levels

Description: This four-page, "how-to" article from Dalhousie University's Non-Profit Sector Leadership Program describes ten skills that contribute to chairing productive meetings.

Notes: Canadian resource.



Document Title: The Consent Agenda
Organization: BoardSource

Type of document: Article
Level: Intermediate & Advanced

Description: This BoardSource white paper defines and describes the consent agenda and outlines the seven necessary steps involved in adopting consent agenda for your organization. "A consent agenda energizes board meetings and creates space for deep and forward thinking on the organizations most important challenges" while imposing expectations of responsibility (such as advance preparation) on all parties.

Notes: This resource is American.