Effectively Exercising Board Authority Part I: Duties and Administration

Although some individual board members have administrative duties, all township board members have an important role to play as the township board exercises the authority of the township internally through township administration. Discussion includes: What are the essential functions and authorities of a township board and individual board offices? What makes public office different from the private sector (including governmental authority, safeguards on public money, lawful expenditures, transparency, and conduct)?

This course is divided into two parts for which registration is separate. To receive full benefit of the content, MTA recommends participating in both parts.

Catherine Mullhaupt (Moderator)

Staff Attorney, Member Information Services

Catherine Mullhaupt

Catherine joined MTA in 1991, working in the Education Department before joining Member Information Services in 2000. She was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2006 and is currently the MTA Staff Attorney.

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