Newly Elected Survival Guide

Participate in your meetings from day one

As a newly elected official, you want to participate from day one. This on-demand webinar will give you the key concepts from Robert's Rules. Learn about the authority and role of the chair and members of your local government body, four fundamental guidelines for effective meetings, what you can't say at meetings, and what to do if you are shut down or your rights are violated.

This is an individual product for your personal use. Contact us if you would like to arrange a group purchase. Your enrollment is valid for 30 days.

Length: 45 minutes. Bonus: Reference PDFs with slides and extra key materials

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Your Instructor


Ann G. Macfarlane
Ann G. Macfarlane

Ann brings her experience as a former diplomat to make Robert's Rules and meeting procedure practical and user-friendly for elected officials and directors of nonprofit boards. She is a former Russian translator and a Professional Registered Parliamentarian. With Andrew Estep, Ann is the author of Mastering Council Meetings: A guidebook for elected officials and local governments. Learn more here.


Course Curriculum


  Your guide to having your voice heard at meetings
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and is available to you for 30 days. It is entirely self-paced. You can start and resume at your leisure.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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