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HELP! I’ve Just Been Appointed to an Advisory Board: Guidelines for Local Government Advisory Boards

HELP! I’ve Just Been Appointed to an Advisory Board: Guidelines for Local Government Advisory Boards

Product Details

Product number: 
C1369
Product type: 
Booklet
Pub. Date: 
2001
Pages: 
44

Price: $6.50

If you have been asked to serve on an advisory board by a local government unit, you’ll want to own a copy of this book. Written by University of Illinois Extension specialists, it will help you effectively organize an advisory board and conduct meetings.

You’ll learn about legal issues, such as the Open Meetings Act. You’ll find ideas on how to conduct public hearings and interact with the media. You’ll also get tips on responding to comments and criticism from the public, developing effective listening skills, and managing difficult meetings.