Meeting Procedure

Frequency & Structure
Meetings will be held quarterly. The steering committee meeting shall be one hour in duration.

All Meetings will be informed by an agenda formulated by the project officer and distributed to the network members at least 5 working days prior to a meeting at which point steering committee and wider network members will have the opportunity to place items on the agenda if they wish. The items to be included on agendas for both meetings are as follows:

  • Steering Committee Meeting
  • Report from PO
  • Financial Report
  • Current Project Update
  • New Business
  • Other

The project officer will record the minutes of all meetings and distribute to all members of the steering committee and the wider network within five working days. See Appendix 1.

Network E-Bulletin
The e-bulletin shall be distributed on a quarterly basis in January, April, July and October. The project officer will call for contributions at least two weeks prior to the publication deadline which will be the third Friday of the month. Content for the e-bulletin shall be comprised of contributions from members of the LMNC FLPN and other related sources in the Family Law/Post Separation sector. The project officer shall hold editing responsibilities for the e-bulletin.

Clearinghouse Facility
The project officer will act as the clearinghouse facility for the network by circulating relevant Family Law/Post Separation sector news and information on professional development/employment opportunities, services and programs and any other relevant material via e-mail to the wider network.