Tips for an Effective Presentation

  • Arrive early to be assured an opportunity to speak
  • Decide what you want to say before you speak
  • Be brief
  • Remember there is a three-minute limit so make your point quickly
  • Stay focused and speak to a single topic
  • State clearly what action you want the Board to take
  • Remember the meeting is televised so speak slowly and clearly
  • State if you represent any groups
  • There is no need to repeat yourself to fill up the time