Ensure clear, well agreed-on descriptions of board member and board chair roles and responsibilities.
Strengthen Board Understanding of Roles and Responsibilities
Read “BoardBRIEF – Governance and Management Responsibilities.”
Develop Trustee and Board Chair Job Descriptions
Using the templates already available, develop trustee and board chair job descriptions. Review the documents above as a full board, clarifying the roles and responsibilities of board members and the board chair to remove future confusion. Prior to this discussion, read BoardBRIEF – Governance and Management Responsibilities above.
Strengthen Board Understanding of the Board’s Chair’s Role
Read “BoardBRIEF – The Role of the Board Chair.”