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Duties of the Board Secretary: Fundamentals, Best Practices & E-Package Delivery Webinar
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When: Archive
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Where: In Your Credit Union
Contact: Kristina Kirchmer

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In a dynamic industry involving corporate governance, compliance, and director liability, the role of board secretary is more than critical. Examiners (and potentially legal counsel) will scrutinize recordkeeping, the board secretary’s communication with directors/management, and the administration of corporate governance. What are the dos and don’ts of this important role? How can the board secretary be more effective? This session will provide the answers to these questions and more. In addition, more and more board packages are "delivered” electronically via iPads and other tablets. What steps can be taken to mitigate risk (e.g., security, privacy, etc.)?


  • Communication with directors and management, before and after the meeting
  • Coverage of board and committee meetings – how your role changes
  • "Crafting” the minutes and supporting documentation
  • Record-retention requirements
  • Obtaining and maintaining annual documentation requirements (e.g., insider records, board training schedules, etc.)
    • Calendar of annual policies and items that need to go to the board
    • Best-practices checklist for audit committees
    • Electronic media board package considerations and sample procedures

Who Should Attend:
This informative session is directed to board secretaries, compliance officers, risk managers, and auditors. Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.

About the Presenter: Ann Brode, Brode Consulting Services, Inc.
Ann Brode began her career in 1973 and has continued her service as a consultant to regional and community financial institutions through a wide range of areas including strategic planning, lending, deposits, marketing, training, compliance, and management. Ann is a well-respected presenter and has spoken to audiences across the country for over 25 years. She has presented sessions for numerous state associations and has taught at the School of Banking Administration at the University of Wisconsin as well as many other state banking schools. Ann is the author of The Bank Deposit Documentation Manual for Front-Line Personnel, published by Bankers Publishing Company, and is well represented in numerous industry publications.

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Cancellation Policy: Sorry, no cancellations are allowed after connecting instructions and handout materials are distributed to registrants. Substitutions are welcomed and encouraged.

Please note: The live webinar option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered. You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone.