Description of the Template and Guide
Love, hate, hubris, and anxiety - Robert's Rules inspires strong feelings and opinions in those who have come to know them. Regardless of how anyone might feel about Robert's Rules, we still see this pillar of parliamentary procedure listed as the fall-back in board and organizational bylaws. If in doubt about how to proceed, they say, use Robert's Rules.
This Robert's Rules of Order agenda sets up a draft agenda based on the Standard Order of Business listed in Robert's Rules. This is a solid framework for those board and committee meetings where you just don't know where to start and want to make sure you don't leave anything out.
A technical note: The meeting agenda shown here includes only those items in the Standard Order of Business. The online meeting agenda template for use in Lucid Meetings includes two additional agenda items, one at the beginning of the meeting for welcoming the group and establishing quorum, and one at the end for officially ending the meeting.
19-page Facilitator's Guide with tips, step-by-step instructions, & resources
- Author: Elise Keith
- Solution Categories: Boards and Committees
- Meeting Types: What is a Governance Cadence Meeting?
- Reading the Minutes of the previous meeting [and their approval]
- Reports of Boards and Standing Committees
- Reports of Special (Select) Committees
- Special Orders
- Unfinished Business and General Orders
- New Business
See More Templates
A free meeting agenda template for running a simple and efficient Board meeting. MS Word and online formats. Includes a 19-page detailed instruction guide.
A free meeting agenda template for capturing the Values that underly your company strategy. MS Word and online formats. Includes a 35-page detailed instruction guide.
A free meeting agenda template for creating a shared set of work expectations with your remote team. MS Word and online formats. Includes a 9-page detailed instruction guide.
A free meeting agenda template for running status meetings with project teams. MS Word and online formats. Includes a 10-page detailed instruction guide.