Leading Your County Governing Board

An Orientation for New Board Chairs
Each January, the Association and UNC School of Government co-host Leading Your County Governing Board: An Orientation for New Board Chairs. This one-day training provides an overview on the legal responsibilities and duties for chairs and vice chairs, how to run a meeting, tips for building and maintaining effective relationships with all board members, and advice on best practices for media relations.

2016 presentation files and handouts (all files PDF)

Presentations and handouts from the January 2015 program are linked below.

Board Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Legal and Procedural Requirements

Procedural Problems breakout session

Board Chairs and the Media breakout session

Boards Behaving Badly: How to Stay Off YouTube