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Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Place: Online at
Presenter: Adrian Stratton, PRP

A workshop to discover how parliamentary procedure, also known as Robert’s Rules of Order, can assist with better meetings. Robert’s Rules of Order is a tool that will give trustees and library staff the knowledge and framework to conduct effective, fair and equable meetings. Attendees will:

  • Gain an understanding of Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Learn how to conduct more effective, fair and equable meetings
  • Encourage respectful discussions and debates
  • Utilize time management to fulfill the business of the library

Our presenter: Mr. Adrian Stratton, MBA, PRP, CP is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians and the American Institute of Parliamentarians. An active parliamentarian, Mr. Stratton advises organizations on procedure and governance and has conducted workshops for diverse participants on fundamental issues impacting contemporary deliberative participation. His ideas on parliamentary law have been published in several journals including the National Parliamentarian and the Parliamentary Journal. Mr. Stratton currently serves as President of the New York Association of Parliamentarians and was recently named the parliamentarian for the American Library Association:

SPECIAL OFFER: Mr. Stratton will be donating free consultations to two lucky attendees! 1) a bylaws review session and 2) a one-hour board consultation. The winners will be selected from among those in attendance. The time of these consultations will be coordinated with the winners.

This webinar is brought to you thanks to a partnership with the Public Library System Directors Organization of New York State and the Library Trustees Association Section of the New York Library Association.