Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation

Board Governance Process Evaluation

The WRHF Board evaluation involves examining the process and procedures of the board along with its effectiveness, the quality of decision-making, and strategy. It involves looking at the performance of directors and committees and how risks are managed, along with internal controls and financial reporting.

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I have reviewed the various Foundation Board documents on the “Secure Access” of the WRH Internet Site.

The Board operates with clearly defined: Mission, Vision, Bylaws & Policies.

The Board directs, monitors and inspires the organization through the careful establishment of policies.

The Board enforces the governance process model with excellence in respect to: attendance, policy-making principles, any tendency to stray from the governance process model.

The Board ensures the continuity of its governance capability by interacting with Windsor Regional Hospital and other organizations.

The Board is accountable to the community for competent, conscientious and effective accomplishment of its obligations as a body.

The Board composition reflects the diversity of experience, skills, age, gender and ethno-cultural representation appropriate to the Windsor-Essex community.

The Board has a written fundraising plan that is used to monitor and evaluate the organization’s direction.

The Board regularly monitors and discusses the Foundation’s process and performance.

The Board ensures the continuity of governance capability through the: 1) effective recruitment of Board members, 2) annual orientation for Board members, 3) development of Board members.

The Board promotes strategies that allow the Organization to sustain and modify initiatives within an ever changing fiscal environment.

Board committees do not exercise authority over staff, and in keeping with the Board’s broader focus, do not normally have direct dealing with current staff operations.

Board committees have a Terms of Reference statement which defines their roles and responsibilities.

Board committees do not speak or act for the Board except when formally given such authority for specific and time-limited purposes.

Board members understand their own and each other’s roles and duties.

Board members are aware that the Board of Directors has adopted the Ethical Guide to Fundraising published by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Board members understand their legal obligations and ensure they are being met.

Board members follow through on plans and commitments.

Board members trust and respect one another and staff.

Conflict is dealt with openly, respectfully and effectively.

Deliberations are timely, efficient, fair, orderly and thorough.

Board members observe Roberts’ Rules except where the Board has superseded them.


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