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* 1. Please fill in the appropriate response for each statement.

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The Board has a clear understanding of its vision and mission, and reviews the institution’s mission statement regularly.
The Board sets annual goals for itself, distinct from institution goals.
The Board sets clear organizational priorities for the year ahead.
The Board has clear strategic objectives which informs all that we do.
The Board has an effective structure in place to regularly monitor delegated activities.
The Board establishes and maintains a systematic plan for feedback on policies to determine effectiveness, their worth, and whether they need to be amended, modified, or canceled.
The Board expects the President to keep them well informed, BUT clearly differentiates between board level information and micro-management details.
The Board regularly reviews our business strategy and monitor progress against objectives.
The Board is fully briefed on the agenda of meetings and prepared to discuss each item.
The Board reports are timely, relevant and focused on priorities.
The Board’s meeting minutes are accurate and record decisions made and actions agreed.
The Board has effective leadership.
Discussions of the Board are facilitated to allow all to contribute in order to seek opinion and develop ideas.
The Board actively listens without ulterior motive or judgement and responds appropriately.
The Board provides effective and adequate training for new Board members.
The Board maintains an effective process for assessing the fitness and propriety of new trustees.
The Board has a diverse membership which includes different backgrounds, experience, skills and demographics.
The Board works collaboratively to develop good working relationships, and communicate clearly and openly to ensure understanding.
The Board is able to have difficult conversations and challenge each other constructively.
The Board is not afraid to ask the obvious or simple questions to ensure collective understanding.
The Board is aware of our own strengths and weaknesses and undertakes continual learning and development.
The Board acts with transparency and integrity, declaring and managing any personal conflicts of interest.
The size of our Board is appropriate for our work.
Trustees refrain from attempting to manage or direct work or activities of the President and college employees.
The Board members engage in professional development that enhances their performance as trustees.  New Board members have an orientation to their role.
The Board members understand that they are responsible for making personal financial contributions to the College and for supporting other fundraising.

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* 2. Are you satisfied with the decision-making process of the Board? If not, what changes would you make?

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* 3. What do you feel are the greatest strengths of the Board? Its chief weaknesses?

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