Board of Trustees: Responsibilties

Authority and accountability of the Board

The Board shall have the power and duty of acting for the membership as defined by these bylaws and in any other functions authorized by the membership. The Board shall report to and be accountable to the membership.


Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees: Policies

Responsibilities and fiduciary duties of the Board of Trusoartees must be consistent with the applicable provision of law. Any policy which the Board shall establish shall remain in effect until it is overturned by the membership at a duly called congregational meeting, or by the Board at a duly called Board meeting.


Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees: Committees

In addition to the standing committees and other committees named in these bylaws, the Board may establish ad hoc or other special committees as deemed necessary.


Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees: Finances

The Board shall establish financial policies and procedures, have financial records audited annually (including the Endowment records), and present a final budget to the congregation for approval at a called congregational meeting during the final quarter of each fiscal year.

Board Meetings

Meetings of the Board

Meetings of the Board shall be held at least quarterly at a time and place determined by the Board.


Board Actions Between Meetings

Business requiring action by the Board may be conducted by mail or other media. Such action shall be subject to ratification at the next regular meeting of the Board.


Operating and Fiscal Year

The Treasurer shall submit a financial report to the Board for approval within 30 days of the close of the fiscal year.