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What to Include and What to Leave Out of Board Meeting Minutes

The minutes of board meetings are a crucial tool for promoting transparency, accountability and risk reduction. The way in which your minutes are prepared can determine their effectiveness or not. If they’re needed in the future due to legal reasons, unorganized, inaccurate or unclear minutes of board meetings could be a liability. It’s crucial to know what information is required and what information should be not included.

The date, time and location The details will ensure that the minutes are accurate and accurately reflect the meeting. You’ll also need to know whether it was a regular, special, or annual meeting.

Include the main elements of any report that was that were presented to the board and any other alternatives that were considered in the making of important decisions. It is also important to record the outcomes of the decision-making process, including any votes taken.

Attendance: The same person taking the minutes of every meeting, and also an alternate in the event of absent will lead to more uniform, clearer minutes. It is also helpful to use previous minutes as templates so that the new person who takes the minutes is familiar with the way it functions.

Stick to the facts – not the drama of the moment Make sure you keep critiques, personal disagreements or arguments, and political commentary out of your minutes. You should also eliminate the nonsense, jokes, and recaps of current events. Also, it’s important to document the revision timeline of the minutes so that any changes are clear.