Board of Directors
Welcome to the Board
Directors of Rippleton Roadsters Child Care Program. This board manual has been designed to assist you in familiarizing yourself with the organization, roles
and responsibilities of being a Board Member.
Take a moment to ask yourself why you
volunteered to be on the Board.
People join the Board of Directors for many different reasons however to be a successful and effective board it is essential that all members understand and respect the legal roles and responsibilities of being a board member. Which is why it is important for you to read through the following document, write down any question you might have, and be prepared to discuss the material at the upcoming board orientation.
The Board of Directors consists of elected members who meet at regularly scheduled meetings once per month, for ten months. The meetings are held in the evening and generally last two hours. The meetings are conducted in a professional manner, incorporating parliamentary procedure.
The desired size of the Board is a minimum of 7 to a maximum of 9 volunteer members. Ideally, 80% of these members represent active parent volunteers. The balance of Board membership is composed of members from the community at large. To serve on the Executive a Board Member must serve on the Board for a minimum of
two consecutive years.
The Board is legally responsible for administering the business affairs of RRCCP on behalf of the members;