Robert’s Rules in Nonprofit Board Meetings: Your Personal Hell
Lots of nonprofit board meetings use Robert’s Rules – but should they? Robert’s Rules is a parliamentary procedure that’s meant to keep things orderly and make it easier to make group decisions. But sometimes, Robert’s Rules make things harder, not easier. Tune in to this episode to hear some listener questions about what to do when Robert’s Rules go off the rails during nonprofit board meetings.
Go to www.birkenlaw.com/board-survival to get a copy of my Nonprofit Board Meeting Survival Guide.
Check out this resource from Guidestar about an alternative to Robert’s Rules: https://trust.guidestar.org/going-for-consensus-not-roberts-rules.
Related: Virtual Board Meetings for Your Nonprofit: A How-to Guide