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Take Minutes

Once you are in a meeting, it is the responsibility of the secretary or their designee to take minutes of the meeting.1

Minutes are the record of the board meeting. They should say when and where the board met, which board members were present, and what actions the board took.

  1. This will usually be specified in article VI, section 2 under the duties of the secretary. If not otherwise specified by the bylaws, parliamentary procedure gives this duty to the secretary. (RONR (11th ed.), p. 458, II. 30-33)