Doug Lorriman | Mar 4th, 2014 | No Comments
In the previous versions of LORROS, there were only three roles within the group – Leader (or chair), Staff and Voting Member. The latest version of Lorros now has Chair, Co-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Staff and Voting Member. This recognizes a broader range of group membership makeup and provides an expanded list of members who may access administrative functions.
Now the Chair, Co-Chair, Secretary and Staff all have administrative functions that include:
start a meeting
edit draft agendas
add and edit motions to any agenda item
invite guests to any agenda item
open and close meetings
edit group information
add and remove members
change member roles
Allowing more members to have administrative access allows groups to spread out the admin role and increases the ability of the chair to get assistance, especially when there is no staff person.
When roles within the group change, it is easy to make these changes in Lorros. In the “Edit Members” section, the new roles can be selected from a drop down menu.
It is also easier to change the group leader or chair. All you have to do is give the incoming chair the role of Co-Chair. Now, since there is more than one leader, it is possible to change the role of the current Chair. Then the incoming Chair’s role will automatically be changed from Co-Chair to Chair. The reason for this little dance is that no Lorros group can exist without a leader.
We thank our users who have made suggestions leading to these improvements.