Coastal Water Suppliers Association

Trustees Roles and Governance Workshop

CWSA is proud to present:

 A FREE WORKSHOP – Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (9:00am-12:00pm)

At the North Cedar ID located at 2100 Yellow Point Rd, Nanaimo

Governance and Trustee Roles  – presented by Lisa Zwarn, PRP

Authority to Govern                        Challenges involved in Making Decisions
Legislation                                            Participants
Processes                                            Board Collectively
Parliamentary Procedure                     Information
Constraints                                          Procedure – Agenda, Debate, Formality
Fiduciary responsibilities                     Technology
Board-Staff relations                            Communication

Duties of Participants                     Effective Decision Making
In general                                             Characteristics of decisions
Before the meeting                               Factors that can impact decisions
During the meeting                               Framework for making a decision
After the meeting                                  Assessment of decisions

Duties of a Chair
Characteristics of ineffective and effective chairs
Before the meeting
During the meeting
Meeting management
After the meeting

Roles in Decision Making
Role of the group
Role of the participant
Role of the chair
Role of staff
Role of governance
Role of policies and procedures

This workshop is free to our members!  $30 for non members.  As well a light lunch catered by Coco Café will be served courtesy of CWSA. Please RSVP to Donna Monteith at by November 15th to secure your spot.