Even the best boards need to take a look at themselves every year to determine their level of effectiveness and efficiency of operation.
This specialized training will be of great benefit to new board members as well as seasoned board members. It defines roles and responsibilities, describes duties for oversight and governance and assists in defining leadership within the agency.
In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, board self-evaluation is held in closed session with a representative from the Illinois Association of Park Districts. This self-evaluation process allows for maximum growth potential in a private setting while complying with state laws.
Board self-evaluation helps create an atmosphere of trust between board members and the executive. Ultimately, this focuses everyone's efforts on moving the agency forward and being accountable to the public the board serves.
Board self-evaluation has helped many IAPD member agencies, and it can help your agency too.
Contact the IAPD at 217-523-4554 or iapd@ILparks.org to find out how board self-evaluation can bring your agency to the next level.