Board Operations Documents & Links

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Required Documents

WA Articles of Incorporation (with any amendments)


Strongly Suggested Documents

None in this chapter

Recommended Documents

Attendance Policy

Board Application Form

Calendar (including board recruitment, orientation)

Committee Charters/Job Descriptions

  • Sample (Audit committee)
  • Sample (Executive committee)
  • Sample (Finance committee)
  • Sample (Program committee)
  • Article (Thoughts on Great Committees)
  • Article (Boards Should Only Have Three Committees)

 Document Retention Policy

Executive Compensation Policy

Job description: Board Member

Job description: Officer

Staff organization chart

Terms, Rotation and Removal Policy

As-Needed/Additional Documents

Board Manual

Code of Conduct

  • Sample
  • See also Board Commitment Form (Chapter 2, Responsibilities).

Contracts and/or Leases

  • Keep your organization’s contracts on file (consultants, vendors, occupancy, etc.)

Purchase/Service Agreements

  • Keep your organization’s purchase/service agreements on file

Risk Evaluation & Management Policy

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