Chairing A Meeting

(c) Copyright 2001 David Dilworth

Welcome Group, Allow Introductions, then Explain Rules -

1. Before Speaking - Everyone must Raise Hand and be Recognized.

2. No Interrupting - unless on a Point of Order.

3. Please Stay on Topic. Add to agenda if another topic needs it.

4. No Name Calling Period ! Not even Hitler.

5. Chair Does Not Give Opinions - Until After everyone else has spoken.

6. There will be a Half-time Constructive Critique by Group. (or use full time Coach)

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Chair Must Constantly Scan for -

* Raised Hands

* Where we are on Agenda

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When a Motion is made ask -

Is there a Second?

Who would like to begin the Discussion?

All those in Favor?

All those Opposed?

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