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Wednesday, June 6 • 10:00am - 5:30pm
New Board Member Orientation

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Traits of High Performing Governance Teams (GVP 5)*

AGENDA (Subject to change)

9:00 a.m.  Registration Opens

10:00 a.m.  Introductions Welcome & Goals
   Valarie Wilson, Executive Director, GSBA
   Tom Odom, President, GSBA
   Tony Arasi, Director, Board Development, GSBA
   Dr. Sam King, Director, Superintendent Searches and Training & Curriculum Manager

10:05 a.m.  Roles & Responsibilities
   Zenda Bowie, Director of Field Services, GSBA

11:00 a.m.   Key Items of Importance for New School Board Members:
   Roles & Responsibilities & Traits of High Performing School Boards
   Zenda Bowie, GSBA Director of Field Services
   Julie Rhame, GSBA Board Development Trainer
   John Zauner, GSSA Executive Director
   Dr. Sam King

12:00 p.m.   Informal Discussion/Participant Topics

12:30 p.m.  Break

1:15 p.m.  Introductions

1:20 p.m.  School Law/Roles & Responsibilities
   Phil Hartley, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLC

3:15 p.m.  Break

3:30 p.m.  Parliamentary Procedure & Effective Meetings
   Zenda Bowie, Director of Field Services

4:30 p.m.  Board of Education – Code of Ethics
   Tony Arasi & Julie Rhame

5:30 p.m.  Summary Day One

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Tony Arasi

Director of Board Development, Georgia School Boards Association
Mr. Arasi has served as the Director of Professional Development for GSBA for 11 years. Responsibilities include organizing the two conferences held annually as well as organizing and conducting regional workshops, and whole board governance training for individual school districts... Read More →
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Zenda Bowie

Director of Field Services, GSBA
Zenda Bowie was named director of  eld services for GSBA in September 2006. Her responsibilities include oversight of the mentoring program, the Federal Relations Network and support of GSBA’s Board Development activities. Zenda served 17 years as an elected school board member... Read More →
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Dr. Samuel King

Director of Superintendent Searches & Board Dev Manager, Georgia School Boards Association
Dr. Samuel T. King joined Georgia School Boards Association in July 2016 as Training and Curriculum Manager in School Board Governance. He has 35 years of public education experience. King also serves as the GSBA Director of Superintendent Search Services. Prior to retiring in 2015... Read More →

Wednesday June 6, 2018 10:00am - 5:30pm EDT
Trustees Hall (2nd Level)