PRESENTATIONS TO COUNCIL AND COMMUNITY. Joyce Cunningham, Chair Fort Frances Public Library Board email@example.com Donna Mikeluk , CEO Schreiber Public Library firstname.lastname@example.org. INTRODUCTION . We are part of the community. As such we realize that we do not live and work in isolation.
Joyce Cunningham, Chair Fort Frances Public Library Board
Donna Mikeluk, CEO Schreiber Public Library
Things to consider:
Statement and perhaps the Strategic Plan
Some possible groups to be considered:
Although the responsibility for the Annual Report lies primarily with the Board, it is customary for the CEO and the Board to work together.
Key Areas of the Content that can be considered:
Consider the following possibilities:
Some libraries also include statistics showing comparisons to the previous year:
The information should include the total budget. The Major categories could be as follows:
A Pie Chart is often used effectively.
It is important to keep the audience in mind when designing and writing the annual report. Long reports with pages filled with text will probably not be read and soon be cast aside.
Some tips for readability:
Early in the preparation, you will have to decide how you will get the report to the key stakeholders and the members of the community.
If you intend to present it to council who will present it and when?
If you want it to be available to the community how will you ensure that?
SOME KEY OPTIONS OR DECISIONS:
Take a few minutes to discuss one or two of the following topics with somebody near you.