The board will monitor its own effectiveness in fulfilling its major responsibilities and achieving strategic goals. The evaluation process identifies key areas for board improvement and the requisite follow-up action. This policy ensures that the board assesses its effectiveness.


  1. The board will evaluate its effectiveness on an annual basis.
  2. The chair is responsible for managing the process of the evaluation.
  3. The evaluation will be done by establishing an annual board work plan and subsequently judging performance, in the areas of:

    1. policy development
    2. planning
    3. advocacy
    4. relationship with the Chief Executive Officer
    5. finance
    6. board conduct and practice
Final Approval Date: June 27, 2013
Motion #: 13.06.48
Next Review Date: 2017
Supersedes Policy Dated: New
Motion #: Page 1 of 1
Filed in: Board Manual, Added to website