This series is intended for council members to learn more about various topics related to their responsibilities as council members. Watch together at a council meeting - or on your own. If you have ideas for future 3-minute videos, drop a note in our Virtual Suggestion Box. Strategic Idea Workshops | September 28, 2023 - This 3-minute video includes an interview with Vice President Jason Henderson and talks about why council members are needed to provide input to the strategic plan via the workshops. Consent Agendas | June 5, 2023 IECA Member Benefit Survey | September 1, 2022 - This 3-minute video discusses some benefits of IECA membership and introduces a request for councils to complete the fall 2022 member benefits survey. Selecting Nominating Committees | April 19, 2022 - This 3-minute video encourage council members to thoroughly consider candidates to appoint to the council nominating committee. Iowa Legislative Insider | January 6, 2022 - This 3-minute video introduces council members to the Iowa Legislative Insider and why they should attend this event. Extension Budget Cycle | December 9, 2021 - This 3-minute video covers the budget cycle process and the council's role in planning for the budget and fiscal oversight. Background Screening | August 31, 2021 - This 3-minute video covers why we do background screening, resources for background screening, and the council's role in background screening.