What is the longest meeting you’ve ever seen?

While serving as Communications Director at a city, I witnessed a city council meeting that lasted until 3:15 a.m. At around midnight, the mayor led the council in stretching and calisthenics.

Have you ever witnessed or participated in a marathon meeting (of an elected or appointed body)? Would love to hear your stories!

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Profile Photo Tricia

Afraid I have – One of my jobs I worked on a reservation. I have attended more than my share of loooooooooooooonnnnnng meetings. With an elected school board (on numerous occasions) and with the Tribal council.

Profile Photo Kim Truong

At an old job, there was a week-long requirement review “summit.” It was five days of 6-7 hours reviewing software requirements. Luckily, my team was only needed for a day.