Roles and Responsibilities of
The members of your community have entrusted you with the responsibility to lead and govern in an effective and fair manner. Becoming an effective board or council member does not just happen. You need to develop the skills and knowledge that will help you work harmoniously with your peers, resolve conflict and learn the art of compromise. Along with these skills, you need to develop the ability to understand financial issues, which includes knowing how to read and understand the single annual audit.
This comprehensive class will assist you in developing the skills, knowledge and ability to function in your role as a board or council member. Through case studies, exercises and in-depth discussions you will view your responsibilities in a whole new light and be ready to return to your tribe with a renewed vision and commitment to the people you serve.
This class will be taught by Lisa Jaeger*, tribal government specialist for the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks Alaska since 1979. Lisa has traveled extensively into the villages of the Interior and other parts of Alaska assisting tribes in designing tribal government structures and procedures; drafting constitutions, ordinances, codes and policies; and assisting tribes on land issues and in the development of their tribal courts.
Please note that it is beneficial if several of your board or council members attend this class all at once. Please call for our special pricing option for three or more attendees from the same organization.
*Instructor subject to change.
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