At the recent CSAE Conference 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, I spoke on The Complementary Model of Board Governance and polled the room of over 20 Executive Directors on insights into their associations. Here are the results which give us a peek into 2019 Board Governance trends from a small group of associations across Canada.
Share in the comments how your association compares.
Which governance model is used in your association?
- 9 Traditional
- 7 Policy/Carver
- 6 Complementary
- 1 Neither
What is the title of your senior staff position?
- 8 Executive Director
- 3 Executive Officer
- 1 General Manager/Manager
- 0 Registrar
- 10 Other
What is the title of your senior elected officer?
- 9 Chair
- 14 President
- 0 Other
Do you have a code of conduct for Board Members?
- 18 Yes
- 3 No
Do you have a code of conduct for the CEO/Executive Director?
- 8 Yes
- 13 No
Does your Board do an annual written appraisal of the CEO?
- 14 Yes
- 7 No
Does your Governance Committee coordinate written appraisals of the Directors?
- 5 Yes
- 16 No
Do you have a structured orientation program for your directors?
- 13 Yes
- 7 No
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