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This document compares the questionnaire responses of candidates for community college trustee. In addition to several yes or no questions, they are asked to explain how their experience supports their candidacy; their motivation for running; and what role a trustee plays in oversight, policy-making and district administration.
This is a blank application and questionnaire submitted to 2014 candidates for Dallas Independent School District trustee by EducateDallas, a nonpartisan political committee. The essay questions cover such topics as commitment to public education, school district best practices, and campaign strategy.
This checklist provides the critical steps and timeline for their completion in order to successfully implement a strategic plan.
This document explains how shortcuts, frugality and personnel issues can serve to sabotage strategic planning efforts.
This document, based on meetings with hundreds of executive directors of chambers and associations, addresses four areas of persistent concern: boards and governance, committee management, strategic planning, and policy implementation. It identifies ten challenges related to each area, and suggests perspectives and solutions for each.
This checklist of questions to consider before accepting an offer to serve on a board of directors provides information about documents that prospective board members should review, as well as what to ask about expectations, risk and compliance.
This article suggests ways to redesign board meeting agendas as a way to make meetings more productive and efficient.
This document provides a matrix of twenty-five chamber duties, assigning responsibility to several from among the chief elected officer, board of directors, staff, and committees. The remainder are left blank for chambers to complete.
This handout briefly explains the networking opportunities available at each of the chamber's monthly and annual events.
This handout explains why sponsorship of chamber events should be included in a member business's marketing plan. It lists each of the available opportunities, with information about number of attendees, target audience, and sponsorship cost.