Policy Management 
    
    Jul 18, 2018  
Policy Management
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BOT 4.0 - Board Philosophy of Governance :


SUMMARY/SCOPE
The Edmonds Community College Board Philosophy of Governance policy establishes the governance model followed by the Trustees.

DESCRIPTION
The Board of Trustees, on behalf of the citizens of College District 23, shall follow a governance model that ensures fiduciary oversight and accountability of Edmonds Community College’s human, physical, and fiscal resources.

The Board of Trustees shall ensure:

The fulfillment of the college’s Mission within the guidelines of the college Philosophy by means of the financial and human resources available; promotion of appropriate activities, conditions, and decisions; scrupulous self-monitoring of its processes and performances; and assuring compliance with all applicable state and federal statutes.

A governance model that emphasizes a future-oriented, outward vision rather than internal preoccupation; ensuring openness to diverse points of view; encouragement of an equitable and inclusive culture; strategic leadership rather than administrative detail; clear distinction of Board and President roles; collective rather than individual decisions; and proactivity rather than reactivity.

GLOSSARY TERMS
Board of Trustee(s)

RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
BOT 4.01pr Board Philosophy of Governance: Procedure

SOURCE INFORMATION
(was) B 3.1 Board Philosophy of Governance

CONTENT OWNER. The primary responsibility for this policy belongs to:
President’s Office, Secretary of the Board of Trustees

PRIMARY CONTENT CONTRIBUTOR (Director/Dean)
President’s Office, Secretary of the Board of Trustees

REVIEW PERIOD
Three years. Requires President’s recommendation to the Board of Trustees.

REVIEW HISTORY
2017-Feb 09  Revised by Board Resolution 17-2-1

2001-May  Approved B 3.1



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