Policy Central: Board Meetings, Roles, and Qualifications

Boards that anticipate and plan for potential bumps in the road are far more likely to avoid difficult situations than those who create policies while in the middle of crisis. Included here are conflict of interest policies, board position descriptions, election and rotation policies, and much more.

Allocation of Board and Staff Responsibilities

Code of Conduct

Code of Ethics

Compensation Policies (see also, "Expense Reimbursement Policies")

Composition Analysis Worksheet

Conflict of Interest Statements

Directors & Officers Liability Insurance

Decision-making Frameworks

Discretionary Grant Policies (see also, "Matching Grant Policies")

Diversity and Inclusiveness Statements

Election and Rotation Policies (see also, "Term Limits Policies")

Eligibility Criteria and Expectations for Board Membership

Exit Interviews for Board Members

Expense Reimbursement Policies

Matching Grants Policies (see also, "Discretionary Grants Policies")

Meeting and Retreat Agendas

Meeting Attendance Policies

Meeting Calendars

Meeting Evaluation and Feedback Surveys

Orientation Manuals and Agendas

Position Descriptions - Board Chairs

Position Descriptions - Board Members

Position Descriptions - Community and Independent (non-Family) Board Members

Recruitment Documents for Community Board Members: Panta Rhea Foundation

Self-evaluation and Self-assessment

Term Limits (see also, "Election and Rotation Policies")