HOWTO Be Secretary

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The Secretary has a bunch of duties! This page should eventually contain info about how to properly perform most or all of them.

Calling a Vote

  • Making sure the item is actually something that can be voted on.
  • Determining who can vote on it.
  • Finalizing the language to be voted on.
  • Opening voting.
  • Closing voting and announcing results.

Taking Minutes

  • Making a note of the time the meeting starts is important to looking all official-like.
  • Record all people in attendance at the meeting; this is important!
  • After the meeting ends, post the to this wiki.
  • How do you create a page without linking to it from somewhere?
  • You go to the name of a prior meeting minutes page, change the name of the link in your browser's location bar, and hit enter!

Filing Paperwork

  • To maintain our non-profit status we need to file an annual report here;

http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_61343_35413_40269-136482--,00.html

typically this report is filed after elections take place in Septemeber. It needs to be filed on or before October 1. The fee is $20.