Portal Guide - Anatomy of the Board

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Anatomy of Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes are the permanent record of what took place at official meetings of a board or committee.

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Anatomy of Consent Agenda

The consent agenda is a concept that saves board time.

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Anatomy of a Succession Plan

A succession plan is a document that guides the governing board in the planned or emergency departure of the chief executive officer.

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Anatomy of a Policy Statement

Policies supplement the governing documents of an organization.

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Anatomy of a Motion

A motion is a statement proposed by a qualified member of the board or committee to propose action or take a position.

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Anatomy of a Conflict-of-Interest Policy

A conflict of interest is a situation in which someone in a position of trust has a competition. 

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Anatomy of a Board Orientation

Board orientation is the process of informing directors of their roles and responsibilities. 

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