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NARA Governance Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Category: Committees

Governance

2019

 

Committee Charter

Committee Members

Chair

Steven Eng

Board Liaison

Donna Sabo

Members

Theresa Jarvis, Deborah Russo

Staff

Executive Director, Admin (minutes)

Meeting Frequency

Quarterly – Feb, May, Aug, Nov

Additional work may be completed by committee members outside of formal meetings, as coordinated by committee Chair

Committee Type

Standing

Reports To

Board of Directors

 

Committee Charge 

The governance committee shall review and make recommendations on Bylaws and policies to the Board of Directors for approval.

 

Committee Responsibilities

Committee responsibility changes requires the approval of the Board of Directors.

Committee Tasks

#

Task

Due Date

1

Review policy revisions proposed by staff, make recommendations to Board, as necessary

Ongoing

2

Provide guidance to the Board regarding governance issues and bylaws interpretations that arise.

Ongoing

3

Draft and propose governance documents to the ED and President, IAW Roberts Rules of Order, as requested.

Ongoing

4

Develop three (3) resources for Board Development:

a.    Lifecycle of Non-profit Board Organizations & the Evolution of NARA Board Governance.

b.    Duties and Authority of NARA Directors and Officers.

c.    NARA Bylaws & Policies: a Board member checklist confirming these documents have been read and understood.

June 30

5

Identify up to 3 GOV policy gaps and make draft recommendations to Board, as necessary.

September 1

6

Review 1/3 of By-Laws each year to ensure they are consistent with NARA practices and non-profit best practices, and propose revisions to Board, as necessary.

June 30