Standard #14 People Orientation

The club can demonstrate all new Board members (or equivalent) understand their legal and fiduciary responsibilities, exercise due diligence consistent with their duty of care, are familiar with the club’s activities and fully informed of the financial status of the club.

 

Examples of Evidence

  • Bylaws, policies and procedures, employment agreements, financial statements, budgets, annual meeting minutes, liability insurance information
  • Board (or equivalent for an alternate governance structure) meeting minutes discussing relevant requirements and/or copy of most recent orientation agenda with list of participants
  • Signed volunteer and/or employment contracts
  • Orientation materials provided to the board of directors (or equivalent for an alternate governance structure)

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