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A legacy of excellence : best practices board study, Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Author: John Graham; Laura Mitchell; Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada); Institute on Governance.
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Institute on Governance, ©2009
Series: Canadian Public Policy Collection
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Graham; Laura Mitchell; Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada); Institute on Governance.
OCLC Number: 609993114
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 43 pages : illustrations).
Contents: Executive summary --
Section I. Introduction --
Section II. The importance of board governance for Aboriginal peoples --
The IOG's five principles of good governance --
Section III. Helping Aboriginal people heal themselves : a brief history of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation --
The healing journey : projects funded --
The healing process : research projects --
Governance structures --
Section IV. Characteristics of high performing boards --
1. Develop and maintain a longer term vision and clear sense of direction --
Longer term vision and clear sense of direction at the AHF --
2. Respect Aboriginal values and worldviews and apply these to the operation of the board and organization as a whole --
Aboriginal values and worldview at the AHF --
3. Ensure the prevalence of high ethical standards and understand their legal obligations --
Ethical standards and legal obligations at the AHF --
4. Ensure effective performance through sound information --
Performance at the AHF --
5. Ensure the financial and organizational health --
Financial and organizational health at the AHF --
6. Ensure sound relationships with key external bodies --
External relationships at the AHF --
7. Ensure sound relationships with members and clients and provide opportunities for them to influence key initiatives --
Effective relationships with members and clients at the AHF --
8. Manage risk effectively --
Risk management at the AHF --
9. Maintain accountability --
Accountability at the AHF --
10. Ensure the soundness of the governance system --
Sound governance at the AHF --
11. Have an effective board chair and committee chairs --
Effective chair and committees at the AHF --
Section V. Summary and conclusions --
Noteworthy best practices --
The causal factors --
Recommendations --
Appendix A. Problems to avoid in not for profit governance --
Appendix B. Meeting evaluation form : board and committees --
Appendix C. The office of the auditor general accountability framework for foundations --
Works cited.
Series Title: Canadian Public Policy Collection
Responsibility: John Graham and Laura Mitchell.
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