Board of Directors Agenda
1. Call to Order of the Meeting of the Compensation & Governance Committee
The Committee Chair will call the meeting to order if a quorum is present. Announcements may be made at this time.
2. Public Comments
Opportunity for members of the public to address the committee.
3. Approval of the minutes
The Committee Chair will request approval of the minutes of the Compensation & Governance Committee meeting of August 3, 2016 Meeting.
The Conservancy’s Bylaws were last updated October 1, 2014. Staff recommends that the Bylaws go to legal counsel for review and update.
5. Articles of Incorporation
The Conservancy’s Articles of Incorporation were submitted to and approved by the California Secretary of State’s office in 1995. While it is not customary to make changes in an organization’s Articles of Incorporation, it is a good governance practice to periodically inspect the articles and make determination they remain relevant and consistent with the organization’s mission. This is presented to the committee for review. No changes are recommended.
6. Document Retention & Destruction Policy
The Conservancy’s Document Retention & Destruction Policy is presented to the committee for review and changes if necessary. This policy was last updated on June 1, 2011.
7. Board Self-Evaluation
The Committee Chair would like to discuss with the committee a Board self-evaluation process to recommend to the Conservancy’s Board. Several ideas and formats will be presented for discussion, two samples are included below. Board self-evaluations are common and good governance for non-profit Boards.
8. ASAE Conference Update
Staff will give a report on the ASAE Conference attended.
Official adjournment of the meeting.