Speak at a Meeting

Speak at a Meeting


Reston Association invites all interested members to share their comments with the Board of Directors. The RA board meets on a regular basis to establish policies and procedures for the association, determine long-range mission and goals, and see that the overall organizational goals of Reston Association are accomplished. For more information about the board and upcoming or past meetings, click here. Board and committee meetings are also listed on the Event Calendar.

If you would like to pre-register to speak at a meeting of the Board of Directors, please email stadele@reston.org. Within two business days of submitting your information, an RA staff member will contact you to confirm your pre-registration.

IMPORTANT: In order to ensure your pre-registration, please submit your information (name, contact information, subject matter, etc.) no later than 3 p.m. on the day of a board meeting. Requests for pre-registration submitted after 3 p.m. are not guaranteed.

Tips for Addressing the Board

  • Verbal presentations are timed. Members speaking on behalf of themselves are allotted three minutes to speak, and individuals speaking on behalf of organizations are allotted five minutes to speak.

  • Before beginning your comment to the board, please state your name and address or organizational affiliation.

  • Speakers are encouraged to sit near the front of the board room to allow for easy access to the podium.