What is your Board Self-Assessment Policy?

Amended 7/23/17: The board shall self-assess its capacity to govern and its effectiveness in the past fiscal year.

Under Guidestar recommendations, the Board should also discuss the following questions every three years. The Secretary should write the results into the minutes.

Does the board meet often?

Are board meetings well attended?

Does the board have an opportunity to ask questions of staff members at each meeting?

Does the board chair lead the meetings well?

Is communication between staff and board members clear?

Is the board size adequate?

Does the board have a broad range of talents and experience?

Is the board supportive of the organization's mission?

Does the board review the Annual Report?

Does the board assess the Executive Director's performance each year?

Does the board hold a self-assessment every three years?

Are minutes kept for each board meeting?