director walked into the board meeting with an agenda of her own.
She said, “My chapter expects the state board to resolve our
hat was she wearing; a chapter director, a board member? She got on
the board because the bylaws allow for representation from each chapter.
Committee reports can use up valuable time at board meetings. Directors sit
through a litany
of reports and updates; the average is 15 to 17 per meeting. Often they start with, “Our committee didn’t really meet but I
can give you an update on how we’re doing…” (There goes
another 15 minutes!)