[foundation-board] OKI Board governance retreat
jane.e.silber at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 09:07:46 UTC 2017
I'm not aware of the discussion of a Board retreat. What are the
governance issues that need to be addressed in the retreat?
On 25/08/17 12:03, Naomi Lillie wrote:
> Dear all,
> Further to the reboot of Board recruitment
> Karin has suggested that this is an opportune time to have the Board
> governance retreat that has been in discussion for a while now.
> The proposal is to hold this in the last quarter of this year, to nail
> down and address some issues around governance, and - hopefully - to
> induct new members of the Board who will have joined by then.
> There are a few ways we could do this; one proposed plan is as
> follows, for *early Novemberon the Isle of Wight *at Tapnell Farm
> * Tue 7th, eve: Board joins OKI team for dinner
> * Wed 8th, morning - mid aft: Board retreat, addressing governance
> issues including the role of the Boardin supporting the CEO, the
> relationship with the community, and accountability and
> performance within the Board
> * Wed 8th, late aft: concise Board meeting (focussing on finances
> and immediate outcomes of retreat), finished by 18.00 at latest
> I'm advocating for the above plan not only because I want to join, but
> also: the Leadership Team will already be together for the Autumn
> Summit; you will be able to meet the wider team; it's not far to
> travel for Helen, who has limited time due to the impending arrival of
> her baby (wohoo!); the location is beautiful and should help creative
> juices flow!
> Alternatively we could look at London around that time or sooner.
> Please respond with your thoughts / suggestions.
> Best wishes,
> Naomi Lillie
> Executive Assistant
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