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The role of the treasurer

I have received this question from Stephanie in the Solomon Islands. What are the roles for treasurer for clubs and societies? The treasurer’s role is very important and often it is very hard to find someone who has the experience or the skill to be treasurer. Many organisations are now

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Late arrivals. What do you record in the minutes.

I have received this question from Angela in Australia. One of our board members was having difficulty linking up to Zoom for our last meeting. In fact, didn’t get through until 5 minutes before meeting finished. As secretary I recorded her present, and noted in the course of the minutes

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Are there special protocols for Zoom meetings?

I received this question from Andrew in Hong Kong: I work in a social service organization. Due to the outspread of the COVID-19, most of the meetings are conducted with the ZOOM software. What are the procedures we need to pay attention to before starting such types of meeting? Are

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What is a Point of Information?

I received this question from a man in India: What is the difference between point of order and point of information?   There is no such thing technically as a “Point of Information” just as there is no such thing as a point of clarification.   A point of order is

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AGM cancelled due to Covid-19? Here’s a workaround

Many organisations are finding themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place with their Annual General Meetings. Their rules, bylaws or constitutions say that they must have an AGM in a particular month or a particular time of year. But with Coronavirus lockdown, that’s impossible. Virtual meetings are the

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