Board roles 2012

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Board roles recommended by the 2011 – 2012 board

These are suggested roles for the next board. This is a starting point and will assist with electing the board directors. There is no implied "hierarchical control structure". The roles may be rotated if required.

Board facilitator lead

   setup board meetings, schedule, create agendas and follow process. Follow meeting procedures, e.g make sure 
   minutes are produced.   
   assist with formation of committees   
   resolve board disputes   
   assess board effectiveness   
   guide other directors in determining board priorities
   communication - draft statements
   moderate mailing list(s)

Assistant board facilitator lead

   assist and back up board facilitator lead


   financial reporting   
   auditing financials   
   budget lead, creating and tracking
   oversee finance; evaluate financial processes and standards;
   keep financial records


   record keeping; keep minutes of all meetings of the society and directors   
   submitting documents to the provincial authority as required   
   maintaining membership database
   issue notices of meetings of the society and directors
   conduct correspondence of the society

HR lead

   staff career development   
   staff compensation   
   hiring and firing committees
   help resolve staff conflicts
   peer performance review process

Anti harassment lead

   lead education for staff and volunteers   
   investigate incidents   
   refining policy

Marketing lead

   lead business plan creation   
   maintain and create contacts in the recycling area   
   create new initiatives   
   justify actions via business plans   
   advertise and create FG image

Recycling lead

   keep up to date on industry activities   
   network within in the industry   
   advertise FG capabilities

Legal and bylaw lead

   review bylaws and recommend changes   
   lead the process to make actual  changes
   lease administration
   review insurance coverage and renewal
   investigate safety / security and other potential liability issues

Volunteer recruitment and management

   listen to volunteers and determine their needs   
   create ways to reward volunteer activities    
   volunteer recruitment