Essential Guidelines

Download our free Essential Guidelines
and use Robert's Rules to achieve your goals and serve your community!

These short little papers cover the most important points you need from Robert's Rules.

City Councils

© City of Tukwila WA 2021.

Citizen Advisory Committees

Olympia Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
© City of Olympia Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee 2019.

County Councils

San Juan County Council
© San Juan County Council Washington 2018.

Faculty Meetings

Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, City University of New York, 2019.

HOA and Condominium Boards

River Point HOA Board of Directors. © Four Point News, Texas 2015.
River Point HOA Board of Directors.
© Four Point News, Texas 2015.

Junior and High Schools

Student government
Essentials of parliamentary procedure for students. Also great for people completely new to the subject.

Local Governments Meeting Remotely

Tips for local government bodies online.

Meeting Minutes in Local Government

Paper with pen and meeting minutes
All about meeting minutes.

Nonprofit Boards

Rotary of Madison Board Meeting
© Rotary of Madison Wisconsin 2018.

Planning Commissions

Planning Commission
Planning Commission

Professional Societies

ATA Board of Directors
© American Translators Association 2018.

Public Comment in Local Government

Port of Kennewick Commission Washington
© Port of Kennewick Washington 2017.

Public Health District Boards

King County APublic Hospital District No. 4 Board
© King County Public Hospital District
No. 4, Washington 2017.

Online meetings

Online meetings can be efficient and effective! Get our best tips here.

Risk Pool Boards

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School District Boards

Alpine Utah School District Board
© Alpine School District Utah 2018.

Small Casual Groups

Your small casual group can function effectively without fuss or formality by using these guidelines.

Special District Boards

Scotts Valley Water District Board
© Scotts Valley Water District California 2017.

Workplace meetings

Robert's Rules has surprising insights for the workplace. Read our summary for better work meetings.