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Board Policies

Board Policies fall into four categories:
I. Ends;  II. Governance Process;  III. Board-Executive Director Relationship and IV. Executive Director Limitations.

Ends policies have not yet been developed.  Our Vision & Mission Statements speak to ends.

II. GOVERNANCE PROCESS
Overview
A.  Governing Style
B.  Board Role Description
C. Linkage With Ownership
D.  Planning Cycle and Agenda Control
E.  Officers and Board Committees
F.  Board Committee Principles
G.  Investment in Governance
H.  Code of Conduct

III. BOARD=EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RELATIONSHIP
Overview
A. Delegation to the Executive Director
B. Unity of Control
C. Monitoring Executive Performance
Addendum: Executive Director Role Description
Addendum: Question guide for ED evaluation

IV EXECUTIVE LIMITATIONS
Overview
A. Financial Planning
B. Financial Condition
C. Asset Protection
D. Treatment of Staff
E. Staff Contracting & Compensation
F. Communication With & Support for the Board
G. Emergency Executive Director Backup
H. Treatment of Clients
I. Public Image
J. Information Management
K. Partnerships & Collaborations
L. Fund Raising
Addenda for IV Policies

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