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Board Policy Leadership Model

The Board utilizes a Policy Leadership Model which provides for board stewardship by maintaining clear separation between governance and management with a board focus on providing strategic leadership and oversight.  The Board governs through their General Bylaws and policies that define the Board and CEO relationship.  The Board establishes policies, makes decisions and monitors performance, whereas administration is focused on development of operational plans, policy options, appropriate reports to support decisions and management of operations consistent with board policy.   In general, key responsibilities of the Board include:

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Relationship Building
  • Financial Stewardship
  • Strategic Planning and Direction
  • Quality Improvement
  • CEO Recruitment, Evaluation and Succession Planning
  • Maintaining Effective Governance
  • Monitoring Organizational Performance and the Achievement of Strategic Goals


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