Updated May 9, 2012
Board of Governors
Charge: Per CAP Bylaws, executive committee shall have all the authority of the Board of Governors in the management of the corporation between regular and special meetings of the Board.
Number of face-to-face meetings: 4 per year
Length of each meeting: 1 ½ days
Typical meeting days of the week: Saturday and Sunday
Location of meetings: Nationwide
Number of conference calls: As needed
Hours of committee work required outside of
3-5 hours/week to handle emails communications, take actions on matters that need immediate attention, review meeting minutes
Additional travel or time commitments:
- Corresponding duties as members of the Board of Governors
The Executive Committee has the authority to:
- Act as a steering committee to oversee operations of the Board by coordinating and focusing the work of the Board.
- Make decisions on routine matters on behalf of the full Board.
- Act quickly when the full Board cannot meet in case of emergency: (ex. use of reserve funds, public relations issue).
- Approve non-budgeted spending of up to $1.0 million in the aggregate for any activity it deems necessary.
The Executive Committee has the responsibility to:
- Serve as a sounding board for the Chief Executive Officer.
- Organize the work of the Board by planning the Board’s agenda.
- Identify specific issues that can be delegated for handling to council or staff.
- Review select College policies in advance of Board approval.
- Ensure the Chief Executive Officer receives an annual performance and compensation review by the full Board.
- Approve regular standard actions or documents.
- Study important issues and bring findings to the full Board.
- Ensure that momentum is not lost on vital issues needing full and intense attention from members of the Board in order to move forward.
- Inform the full Board about the work of the Executive Committee. Take actions consistent with the direction of the Board that do not represent major change in the affairs, business, or policy of the organization.
Per CAP Bylaws, members are required to be officers or members of the Board of Governors.
As officers or members of the Board of Governors, may be asked to speak on behalf of the CAP, present at state pathology society meetings or various professional venues.
Representation on committee beyond the CAP: