Board Governance

A well functioning board is the first leader toward success for an organization. Use this section to learn about key processes, policies, and practices to have in place to support board effectiveness.

Building Your Board provides guidance on board recruitment, evaluation, succession and orientation.

Roles and requirements outlines the legal and regulatory aspects of governance as well as issues surrounding board liability.

Board Policies and Planning presents examples of essential policies and guides to strategic planning.

Imagine Canada's Standards Section A provides a comprehensive list of practices & policies for every board to have in place. See the library for key documents supporting the Board Governance Standards. 

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