Sample Board Chair Position Charter

© Dennis D. Pointer and Center for Healthcare Governance, 2005

Serving as the [__organization name__] board chair is an important responsibility that must be undertaken/ discharged with a high level of commitment, seriousness, competence and energy. How, and how well, this role is performed has a significant impact on our board’s effectiveness, efficiency and creativity.Working collaboratively with the President/CEO and executive committee, the chair leads the board and is a key member of [__organization name__] leadership team. Key expectations associated with the role of board chair are specified below.

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