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- Personal and professional goals achievement
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- Increased accountability and focus
- Improved self-awareness and perspective
- Growth in leadership competency and capacity
- Better systems for priority management
Ten Challenges with Boards
ROLE OF THE BOARD The Board has the responsibilities for managing the affairs of the Chapter, its direction, program priorities, resource allocations and both financial performance and planning. The ultimate responsibility for the Chapter's programs, activities, and fiscal integrity rests with the Board of Directors. The Board sets the leadership tone for the industry/profession by:
The purpose of the Board Liaison is to serve as an advocate for the committee's progress and proposals to the Board of Directors. The Board Liaison facilitates communication between the committee (chairman) and the Board of Directors. Liaisons should always be aware of the progress and programs of their assigned committee.
Every committee should keep a record of its actions1. They may be called committee minutes or committee reports. Reports should be thorough, but not necessarily as formal as the board’s meeting minutes. Be sure to include who was at the meeting, start and end times, a report on the committee’s intent, actions and needs (resources).
Committees play an integral role in advancing the work of an association. Participation on a committee is a rewarding and an important responsibility. Committee involvement is often the catalyst for other leadership roles.
Emergency preparedness guide
While it is impossible to accurately predict disasters with any degree of certainty, planning for any scientifically credible prediction will require actions on the part of not only the government, but by family members, neighbor and friends as well. These actions are taken in anticipation of an imminent damaging disaster. During this time, the emphasis is to prevent death and injury, and to protect property by: