CAI Seminar scheduled for August 20 – “Running a Darn Good Meeting”

The North Carolina Chapter of the Community Associations Institute is holding an HOA Board of Directors Seminar Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Employers Association located at 3020 West Arrowood Road, Charlotte from 5:00pm to 7:00pm . Presenter Jim Slaughter, will be speaking about how to run effective meetings—whether board or membership meetings— meetings can be a challenge. Learn to use parliamentary procedure and Robert’s Rules of Order to make your meetings shorter and to keep them legal. Attorney Jim Slaughter will lead you through a fast-paced and entertaining look at running effective meetings, including: • which rules to use and when to use them • advice on frequently used motions • voting, breaking ties, and absentee votes • proxy votes • budget ratification • setting and sticking to an agenda • efficiently recording minutes • tips for handling disruptive members Jim frequently speaks to community association audiences, has authored numerous condo/HOA articles, and is a member of the national Board of Governor’s of CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers. He is also a Certified Professional Parliamentarian, Professional Registered Parliamentarian, and past President of the American College of Parliamentary Lawyers. Jim is author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Parliamentary Procedure. Fast-Track and Notes and Comments on Robert’s Rules, Fourth Edition and all Attendees will receive a copy of Jim’s book Sign-in, refreshments and book signing at 5:00pm and the program begins at 5:30pm. The registration fee is $25 for CAI members and $35 for non-CAI members, which includes the educational program, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Parliamentary Procedures, and refreshments. Register online at (Deadline Aug 18) Cost: $25 for CAI Members $35 Non Members All Are Welcome, BUT YOU MUST REGISTER This is an excellent opportunity to get involved with CAI and learn more about North Carolina’s community association life. Whether you serve on a Board, volunteer on a committee or just enjoy living in your association, this is an event you will not want to miss.  

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