Management Committee meetings are vital to the effective functioning of the committee and its ability to carry out its role.  They are the means by which the Committee exercises its collective responsibility for leading the organisation.  They need to be well planned, members need to have adequate notice and good quality informaiton in advance.   More...

Dealing With Poor Attendance

However, where committees are anxious not to completely lose valued members, many struggle to deal with this issue and are reluctant to take the necessary steps to improve attendance.

The chairperson is responsible for dealing with poor attendance.  S/he needs to find out what the governing document/constitution says about attendance and apply the rules.  (Keeping a register of attendance at management committee meetings and publishing it annually often helps to improve the situation!)