Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members

All Board Members are required to be active participants in the activities of the Association

  • The purpose of the Board will be, on behalf of the members of the Association, to ensure that:
    • The Association has effective governance through determining its vision, mission, core values and strategic objectives
    • The business plan of the Association is being prepared, implemented, monitored, and reviewed in accordance with the strategic objectives of the Association
    • The Association is identifying and addressing relevant policy issues, appropriate to the priority of those issues for the Association
    • The financial affairs of the Association are being managed within the appropriate budgetary parameters
    • The Association complies with its duties under English law and the accepted standards of ethics are applied
    • The Association has hired, supports and evaluates the performance of a Chief Executive who is held accountable for the efficient and effective management of the Association.
  • The role of the Board is to focus on governance
  • The governing body of IBIA
  • The Board shall have supervision, control and direction of the affairs of IBIA, its committees and publications.
  • The Board shall determine IBIA’s policies and/or changes therein; shall actively pursue its objectives and supervise the disbursement of its funds. The Board may adopt such rules, regulations, and policies for the conduct of its business as shall be deemed advisable.
  • A willingness and commitment to get to know the association and the environment in which it operates.
  • Regular attendance at meetings. *
  • Adequate preparation for meetings.
  • Full participation in the governance process.
  • A commitment to teamwork.
  • A collective commitment to improvement.
  • Develop, maintain, and support the strategic direction of the Association.

* Regular attendance is normally considered to be a minimum of 1 physical meetings and 2 telephonic (telephone or video/VOIP) attendances.

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