Governance policies shall be the basis for all Board deliberation and action.
- Policies shall be brief, clear, future-oriented and reflect the organization’s values;
- Policies will provide the opportunity for Reasonable Interpretation by the Chief Governance Official (Governance Process and Board/Director Relations) and Executive Director (Ends and Executive Limitations);
- Policies are living documents and shall be reviewed at least annually so that they remain relevant;
a. The Board may approve new policies or revise existing policies at any Board meeting by majority vote. Upon the request of any member, action may be deferred one meeting;
4. At each Board meeting, the Chief Governance Official shall appoint a task group to examine in-depth the policies to be reviewed at the next Board meeting.
Adopted: September, 2007 | Modified: January, 2008 | Printed: January, 2013