Effective meetings are the lifeblood of a housing co-op. You can always improve on your meetings, and we have brand new resources to make your job easier: sample notices and agendas, an agenda key that explains all the items listed, minute-taking templates and more!
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.
Successful meetings are the result of good preparation, effective chairing and accurate minute-taking. This workshop takes the guesswork out of what you need in order to prepare for, and run, effective meetings at your co-op.
You will learn about specific meeting tools for different types of housing co-op meetings (such as the annual general meeting, the semi-annual general meeting and special general meetings such as one called for approval of Rules or policies, appeal of termination of membership or to reply to a requisition etc.). Town hall meetings and information meetings will also be covered.
Here are the meeting tools you will take away:
Workshop facilitator: Sue Moorhead
Sue has worked with housing co-ops and federations for over 30 years. From 1997 to 2014, Sue was CHF BC’s Education Program Director. An active member in her own housing co-op, Sue has served in various board and committee positions. Her sector board experience includes Rooftops Canada, the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada and related organizations in Quebec. Sue has a thorough knowledge of co-op governance and management.