Board Chair/Vice Chair Roundtable

November 15, 2016 – November 16, 2016

6460 S. 6th St. Frontage Road East

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If you are a MACC member, you must register on this website and obtain an ID and Password, in order to get the MACC Member price for this event.  However, if you are having any problems with the registration process on this website, you may send an email to with the attendees’ name, business address, title and email address; and we will register those individuals.  Thank You!

The 2016 MACC Board Chair/Vice Chair Roundtable will be held on November 15-16, 2016 at the Association of Illinois Electric Co-ops, 6460 S. 6th St. Frontage Road East, Springfield, IL  62708.  The registration fee for this event is $300.00, for MACC Members and $400.00 for Non-Members.  Lunch and snacks will be provided on both days of the event.  Please register early for this event, as registration is limited to the first 35 people.

MACC has a group room block at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3100 S Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, IL 62703; for November 15, 2016.  The group room rate is $109.00 per night and the room block is available until October 25, 2016, so make sure to make your reservation before that date.  To reserve a room, you may do so online at

Or, you can call (217) 529-7171 to make your reservation by phone, please ask for group code MACC2.

Because the role of both Board Chair and Board Vice Chair have had a profound impact on a co-op’s success, this program was instituted by popular demand.  The Board Chair/Vice Chair Roundtable provides expert counsel on many delicate issues.  With no holds barred, this intimate session serves as an exclusive and professional outlet for candid dialogue where sensitive issues are openly discussed and solutions learned in the boardroom are shared.  Board Chairs and Vice Chairs share unique challenges that are consistent, regardless of industry boundaries.  This program deals with issues common for all, such as:

1. Engaging every board member
2. Managing challenging board members fairly and professionally
3. How to deal swiftly with contested issues
4. How to intelligently tackle volatile issues to avoid contention
5. Navigating conflicts of interests
6. Managing CEO and member relationships

You can earn one (1) continuing education credit (Director Gold) by attending the 2016 Board Chair/Vice Chair Roundtable.  The Director Gold Certificate recognizes directors who have earned their CCD and BLC certificates and are committed to continuing their education throughout their service on the board.  If you have questions about Director Gold, or to opt into the program, visit or contact   Please click here for a program brochure with agenda and speaker information 2016 Board Chair Vice Chair Forum.

To view comments about the roundtable from Duane Noland, President/CEO of Assn. of Illinois Electric Cooperatives; please click here:  Board Chair Feature Story


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