Board Organizational Guidelines

Help Williamsburg James City County Community Action... create or revise their board’s operating procedures to support effective and impactful governance.
Board Organizational Guidelines

Project Details

What We Need
  • Review of current board policies and procedures
  • Document outlining best practices for meetings and communication, including cadence and tool recommendations
Additional Details

The Williamsburg James City Community Action Agency is requesting a review of the organization's Bylaws. Attorney preferred. This documentation falls in line with a tripartite board structure and includes requirements from Head Start and Community Service Block Grant programs. A close collaboration with the agency's administration will be required.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a current By law document, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have supporting program, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $7,610 , allowing us to place those resources into efforts that support the community.

This project will enable the organization to take a fresh look at the governance of the agency, and plan accordingly going into the future.

Project Plan

Prep: Provide Current Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with the board’s current governance practices, policies and procedures, as well as a list of current board members
  • Volunteer Manager identifies which board members or other staff are available for interviews (if required)
Milestone 1: Research
  • Professional connects with Volunteer Manager for a brainstorming/overview session
  • Professional reviews any issues arising from current policies and procedures
Milestone 2: Evaluation
  • Professional conducts surveys and interviews with key stakeholders
  • Professional reviews relevant materials regarding the board’s performance, policies, and procedures
  • Professional drafts the board’s organizational guidelines
  • Organization provides feedback to Professional’s documents
Milestone 3: Delivery of Board Guidelines
  • Professional delivers board organizational guidelines outlining recommendations for more effective operations
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Our Mission

To act as a trusted resource of integrated services and community partnerships, that promotes self-sufficiency for individuals and families in targeted communities.

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