Meeting Management and Minute Taking

June 13, 2019
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The meeting Chair and Secretary work hand in hand to run great meetings. This workshop is designed to help you work as a team to improve the quality of your meetings and ensure what transpired within that meeting is recorded in an appropriate format and level of detail.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common meeting guidelines including rules of order
  • Describe the Chair's role, responsibilities and expectations and how to establish a partnership with the Executive
  • Explain the steps in preparing for the meeting
  • Describe the various types of meetings and the best style of minutes for these meetings and the information contained in each type
  • Identify various styles of decision-making including the consensus process
  • Identify the process for In-camera meetings and recording minutes of these meetings
  • Explain how to record action items in the minutes


Jackie Hunt is a training consultant, community leader and Volunteer Manitoba's Executive Director. She is also the co-founder of The Kindred Project, a non-profit organization that provides feminine hygiene products for over 300 women in need each and every month.

For the past seven years, Jackie was an elected official in the RM of Ritchot. She began her involvement with the RM as a counselor and then as the mayor. She believes in the power of strong communities and service to others, and she has built a strong reputation working with government, community leaders, organization and individuals who share those same values.

Jackie has over 20 years of experience in adult education, providing training for individuals and organizations on leadership, communication, emotional intelligence and goal setting. She has also delivered training on board governance and non-for-profit organizational development. She is an experienced public speaker and has delivered keynotes and plenary sessions at conferences across the province.

In her current role as Executive Director, Jackie combines her extensive experience in community engagement and her strong leadership style to position Volunteer Manitoba as the leader and catalyst for engaging all Manitobans.


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations (dietary, scent) please contact Tracy Douglass at 204-477-5180 ext. 222 or Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 1 week prior to the scheduled event.


Volunteer Manitoba
410 - 5 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 2T4




Jackie Hunt

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