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Responsibilities of the LeadingAge Kansas Board of Directors as a Whole

The Board of Directors holds primary responsibility for LeadingAge Kansas. In that role it is accountable to the law, to the members of LeadingAge Kansas and to all stakeholders. To assure the well-being of the organization, the Board has responsibility for the mission, for assuring strong staff leadership, for compliance with law and regulation, and for the sustainability and forward momentum of LeadingAge Kansas.

The LeadingAge Kansas Board of Directors is accountable to:

  • LeadingAge Kansas members
  • The people to whom LeadingAge Kansas members provide supports and services
  • Business and collaborative partners
  • Sponsors and other funders
  • The greater Kansas community
  • Local, state and federal laws and regulations
  • Ethical values and principles

The LeadingAge Kansas Board of Directors carries primary responsibility for the present and future of LeadingAge Kansas. Its specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and periodically reviewing and revising as needed the vision, mission and core values of the association
  • Assuring that LeadingAge Kansas connects with members and other stakeholders so that relationships are maintained and needs and opportunities are identified and met
  • Developing strategy and plans for the future (in partnership with the staff)
  • Assuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Hiring, evaluating, compensating (and, if necessary, terminating) the President/CEO
  • Assuring the association’s financial well-being and sustainability
  • Assuring that the association operates ethically and meets its obligations