Shaken, not Stirred: Reinventing Policies for the 21st Century Library - Alberta Library Conference 2016


Discover how the CPL Board turned a tortuous task of policy review into an opportunity for increased clarity, decreased clutter and deep discussion of principles of governance matters. Participants will learn about the review process, the resulting new Bylaw and Policies, the next steps planned to support robust board governance, and will be invited to share their experiences and best practices.
Learning Objectives:

  • Strategies for managing policy review
  • Strategies for increasing focus and clarity of Board Policies
  • A full set of Board Policies for 21st century public libraries


Rob Macaulay and Ellen Humphrey

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