When it’s time for Roll Call, the Members will see their screen change, asking them to mark themselves Present. Simply press the green button:
The clerk’s Meeting Manager will receive notification of your attendance and include you in the Tally. Your screen will change status to “Waiting for Discussion to Start”.
When the meeting is underway, you’ll notice a “carrot” at the top left of your Member App:
Touch it to expand and be able to view all agenda items:
Touching the carrot again will close the agenda display and allow more visibility to the content of the current agenda item.
As the meeting progresses, Members can interact with the agenda by pressing Motion or Second, respectively:
Following along on the Member App, you can see who made the Motion and you can request to Second or Request to Speak:
When the clerk puts the system in Voting Mode, that’s when Members choose their selection for the agenda item via the buttons presented:
If you change your mind before the vote is tallied, simply press the blue Change Your Vote button:
After all Member votes are cast, the Member app will display a summary of results:
The clerk will then bring the next item up for discussion and the Member App will proceed along with the meeting.
With a motion and second already in place, a member can motion to amend an item by clicking the Amend button:
The clerk will accept the motion and once discussion is complete, your Member App will request your vote for the amended item.
Anytime the meeting is in Discussion Mode and you’d like an opportunity to speak, press the yellow Request to Speak button on your device:
The chair will be notified of your desire to speak and you can see your order in the queue on your device:
Pressing Cancel will remove your desire to speak from the chair’s system.
When it’s your turn to speak, you’ll see a yellow banner at the top of the Member App stating “You Have the Floor”:
After all agenda items are covered and votes are captured, the clerk will end the meeting and your device will automatically be logged out of OpenMeeting. You will need to close the app on your device.