Training You Can Use Right Now

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A New (Virtual) Workshop
With facilitator Shari Hildred, Valmore Consulting Inc.
7-9 PM on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

South West District is pleased to partner with South East District for this very valuable workshop. Robert's Rules of Order, a brief overview and important aspects. Learn tips and tricks to successful meeting facilitation and engagement for small groups and boards!

Deadline to register is Monday, January 11, 2021.

Pre-registration is required. Sorry, this workshop is filled.

For more information, contact Joni at or 306-842-2188.

Topics/Learning Outcomes:

  • Parliamentary Procedure: a Brief Overview and Important aspects of Robert's Rules of Order
  • Where do organizations struggle - misinformation, myths, failing to set basic meeting ground rules, meetings consistently running over allocated time and, what can we do to improve!
  • What is a Consent Agenda and how can it improve meeting effectiveness and efficiency to stay on track and on time!
  • Robert's Rules of Order - making the complex simplistic, easy to understand, and applicable to smaller organizations
  • Role of the Chair (and role of Vice-Chair or 1st and 2nd Vice if applicable)
  • Voting process - review all steps from motion to vote including requirements for motion language, and quorum considerations and management.
  • Conflict of Interest - what is it and when does it trigger abstaining from voting
  • Minutes of Meetings - best practices including documenting and approving corrections properly
  • Tips and tricks to successful meeting facilitation and engagement!

We have a few unused codes available to take the training opportunity below. Are you interested? FREE

The District will cover the cost for participants from South West member communities.

Respect in Sport Parent Program, a 1-hour bilingual online certification program designed to educate parents and guardians who have children or youth involved in sport and community-based programs. You can take this online 6 module course at your own pace and schedule.

For more information, or to use one of the codes,please contact Anne at

Grant Writing and Sponsorship Development
VIRTUAL Workshops
Grant Writing
Learn the 8 essential tools to help write a strong grant application and keep all your research organized. 
Sponsorship Development
Learn to develop sponsorship opportunities, a strong sponsorship proposal, how to identify sponsors, and how to build sponsorship relationships. 
FREE for participants from member communities
Non-member registration fee has been waived!
On-Line Format
Workshops will run using Zoom. Links to join the workshops will be emailed to participants about a week before the training.
Deadline to register is 48 hours prior to each workshop.
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