The Board will govern with a style which emphasizes outward vision, encouragement of diversity in viewpoints, strategic leadership, clear distinction of Board and Staff Roles, collaborative decision-making, a focus on the future and proactivity.
The Board will:
Be accountable for the realization of its goals.
Direct, control and inspire the organization through careful establishment of the broadest written policies which reflect the values and perspectives of its members and stakeholder communities.
Monitor and regularly discuss the Board’s own process and performance to ensure the continuity of its governance capability by retention and development of Board members.
Self-evaluate its performance.
Commit to continuous improvement, including orientation of new members and Directors to the Board’s governance model and periodic Board discussion of governance process.