Committees

Can a to 9 member Board of Directors do all the work? Yes, BUT...


Committees are a common governance solution to tackle specific work streams in more efficient ways than a Board of Directors might be able to handle in a timely fashion. Committees take many forms and, as with many pertinent common interest community topics, your state statutes might dictate the ways that committees can function. The following Committees Governance Structure information is excerpted from Bylaws Words of Wisdom.


At bottom, you will find an example committee charter. Note that this format eschews "WHEREAS" and "THEREFORE" because less is more. Committees do not need complicated or verbose charters to make them effective. Excellent volunteer leadership is what helps make committees shine.

Committees Governance Structure
EXAMPLE Finance Committee Charter
Statutory & Governing Documents Hierarchy

Statutory & Governing Documents Hierarchy