Board of Directors: Processes Related to Decision-Making

All initial proposals are brought to the Full Board of Directors for JEN. Once the Board has weighed in on the subject, there are multiple ways in which final decisions may be made under the current governance policies, including:

1. A decision requiring a vote by the full board after board discussion

2. A decision after board discussion that requires a recommendation by the Finance Committee in accordance with the Financial Procedures document, and/or Executive Committee in accordance with the Bylaws, plus an eventual vote by the full board

3. A decision where there is a board directive, which requires a recommendation by the FC and/or EC, and the final decision is made by a committee. It is critical in the directive to indicate the committee empowered to make the final decision

4. After board discussion, the EC is empowered to make the final decision

5. After board discussion, the FC is empowered to make the final decision

6. After board discussion, the President is empowered to make the final decision

7. After board discussion, the Treasurer is empowered to make the final decision

8. After Board discussion, a committee is empowered to make decisions pertaining to specific subjects. 

9. After committee discussion, a committee member or person assigned to a specific task is empowered to make the decision.