Oops, The Minutes!

Thursday February 8, 2024 5:00 PM

Did you ever notice the diversity of minutes? What should be included (or not) in the minutes? This one-hour session will explain why the minutes matter and how to create and manage them with efficiency and aplomb. Based on Robert’s Rules of Order, Dr. Carol Prahinski will describe the opening, body, and conclusion of minutes with examples. We will walk through the amendment and approval process and what to do when a secretary must be absent.

Presenter: Dr. Carol Prahinski, DTM, PID, and Registered Parliamentarian
Time: One-hour presentation and one-half-hour business meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
Link:  https://msu.zoom.us/j/95121222989

“Oops: The Minutes,” will be presented at the Mid-Michigan Unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 pm on Zoom.

Please Email the Mid-Michigan Unit to RSVP at midmichiganunitnap@gmail.com.

All are welcome. 

Dr. Carol Prahinski, RP, is an award-winning assistant professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University. Her students recognized her as a professor who most significantly influenced them before graduation. Poets and Quants awarded her as one of the top 50 business professors in the USA. 

She is one of the highest-ranking leaders of Toastmasters International as a Past International Director, Past Region Advisor, and Past District Governor of a Distinguished District.

She serves as a parliamentarian and bylaws chair for the Union of Non-Tenured Faculty (MSU), the Key West Writers Guild, and C Division Advanced Speakers (Toastmasters). She is a member of the Michigan State Association of Parliamentarians, the Michigan Unit of Registered Parliamentarians, and the Mid-Michigan Unit.


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