Board Norms

Board members will:

  • Maintain their status as members in good standing
  • Attend all board meetings and notify the President if they are not able to attend
  • Fully engage in board activities
  • Prepare for all meetings by reading minutes and reports
  • Participate actively in the meetings and in communications between meetings, by asking questions to clarify issues, by expressing views, by listening to and considering the views of others and by making decisions
  • Complete any tasks or assignments accepted at Board meetings or from the Chairperson on behalf of the board in a timely manner
  • Abide by and support the decisions of the Board (In instances where a member strongly oppose decisions of the Board you may wish to formally register your opposition, but your obligation to support the decision outside the board meeting remains the same)
  • Respond to phone or email communications within 24 hours