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CPM Do’s & Don’ts

CPM Do’s & Don’ts

CPM Do’s & Don’ts

CPM Do’s & Don’ts

10 Do’s for CPM

  1. Do keep in contact with them by emails, phone calls, meetings, etc.
  2. Do care for and nurture them.
  3. Do cover yourself on paper about things you talk about.
  4. Do give them honest input about written materials, performance, concerns you have, etc.
  5. Do speak up at CPM meetings.
  6. Do speak candidly with CPM about issues.
  7. Do read materials before the meeting.
  8. Do be their advocate as much as you are able.
  9. Do treat them like educated, grown up adults expecting them to act like that as well.
  10. Do get to know them as much as possible – you are our only real link to knowing who they are.

10 Don’ts for CPM

  1. Don’t promise things that you can’t deliver (check first with Chair, Vice Chair, or Staff Member).
  2. Don’t allow Statements to come before CPM without meeting and reviewing them first.
  3. Don’t do their work for them.
  4. Don’t assume things; always spell it out.
  5. Don’t allow triangulation.
  6. Don’t take on the role of managing their process for them or pushing them along.
  7. Don’t delay in conveying information from or actions of CPM.
  8. Don’t share voting or specifics of our discussions except what we decide should be shared.
  9. Don’t limit your evaluations to just theological also include personal, ethical, etc.
  10. Don’t be afraid to say no.