January 10, 2015 - 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

"Hardwiring Good Governance into a Board’s Bylaws" at the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools' (NJAIS) Trustee Enrichment Day

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Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
1200 Stuart Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

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All too often Boards approach Bylaws as a necessary evil as opposed to a tool that can ensure good governance. Bylaws establish the Board’s operational guidelines and, if carefully crafted, can assist the Board hardwire good governance. Independent School Lawyers Caryn Pass and Kishka F. McClain describe how to draft proactive Bylaws including sections addressing the selection of Trustees, term limits on leadership, standards of performance and indemnification, and insurance issues.

For more information visit the NJAIS webpage.