2620     Board Operations and Process
When and Where:
  • March 12, 2015 (8:30 a.m. – Noon)
  • The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pa.
Who Should Attend:    
  • Directors of electric cooperative boards
  • An instructor-led course available in a half-day format
Course Overview:     
  • The board of directors is responsible for managing the affairs of the corporation. In fulfilling its duties, the board typically can only take official action via majority vote in a duly convened meeting. This course focuses on the legal requirements for holding board meetings and also on the human factors and group processes that make such meetings productive and effective.

Key Topics Include:    

  • Identifying the individuals and groups with whom the board must maintain effective working relationships
  • Understanding, working with and responding to members
  • How public officials and opinion leaders impact the cooperative and the board's role in building and maintaining effective relationships
  • Lessons and guidelines regarding key internal relationships; the board's relationship with the chair, the attorney and with itself
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