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Putting the bored in board meetings

October 19, 2009 - Andrew Potter
Putting the bored in board meetings Covering school board meetings is a big part of my job. Some ask me how I get through them and I tell them I don’t mind them. It’s my job to stay attentive because you never know where the lead story will come from during a meeting. The one that lasted more than 4 1/2 hours made it a little challenging to stay in tune but those that long are rare. Of course not everyone in the audience is as enthused as I am. At a recent college board meeting — that I believe lasted about 1 1/2 hours — someone dozed off and had to be woke up by another person in the audience.

 
 

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