The Idaho Commission for Libraries hosted four regional workshops for public library trustees and directors called “Trustee Connections.”  The purpose of these regional meetings was to bring together trustees and directors for conversation and leadership development.

Logistics for the 2019 Saturday trainings: 10:00 AM-4 PM

  • March 30, 2019- Idaho Falls; at the Idaho Falls Public Library,
  • April 6, 2019- Kuna; at the Kuna District Library,
  • April 27, 2019- Jerome; at the Jerome Public Library,
  • May 4, 2019- Moscow; at the University Inn, Moscow,

Handouts & Resources:

Agenda and Training Slides

Board Chair-CEO Relationship
Board Orientation
Board-Succession-Planning
Clarification of Roles
Govern vs. support
Nonprofit Life Cycle
Role of a Public Library Trustee
The-Four-Ws-and-an-H-of-Board-Self-Assessment
What are the legal responsibilities of nonprofit board members
What Does a Committee Member Do on a Nonprofit Board?
What does it mean to be an ambassador?
What goes in the board of directors manual?
What I wish I knew before I joined the board
What is a Consent Agenda for a Board Meeting?
Working Board vs governing board