A Quick Guide to Friendly Amendments

If you’ve ever attended a meeting and heard (or said) the words, “I’d like to make a friendly amendment,” you’ve probably also had the privilege of observing the very special...

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How to Amend a Main Motion

Raise your hand if you’ve ever agreed to sit on a board or committee and then later wondered what type of brain lapse occurred to make you think that was...

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How To Make a Ballot

If you have any experience with elections or ballot voting, you know that balloting works best if it’s well-organized. Robert’s Rules and parliamentary procedure agree. Drafting a clear ballot is...

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