board of directors

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Noun1.board of directors - a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institutionboard of directors - a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
board - a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
staggered board of directors - a board of directors a portion of whose members are elected each year instead of all members being elected annually
management - those in charge of running a business
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He had always meant to keep his personal liberty at all costs, as old MacKeller, his first chief, had done, and not, like so many American engineers, to become a part of a professional movement, a cautious board member, a Nestor de pontibus.
THE BOARD is to seek independent advice on whether board members should be paid, given their increased responsibility and liability associated with legislative changes.
The census yielded a two-part report; the first, released in 2005, presented the numbers and identified all of the African American board members.
A couple of board members had pulled me aside at the time and said, "Lewis, how much do you believe in this?
While it was uncertain whether a lease agreement could be approved at that meeting without violating public meeting laws, board members made it clear they wanted to work with the museum.
The style of the interview can range from an informal gathering of board members in an apartment to a formal interview with board members lined up at a table with you in the 'hot' seat.
Never mind that the evolution of ERM, in both theory and practice, is in its infancy--with nay-sayers who believe there's no need for it, and many senior executives and board members who still believe effective risk management need be nothing more than what it has been traditionally: keeping hazard and financial risks under control.
Contentious school boards and embattled superintendents might make good headlines, but they don't accurately represent the 95,000 school board members serving on 15,000 local public school boards across the country who work together and with superintendents to provide the best possible education for their students.
A survey of MERLOT Editorial Board members reveals key attributes of the academic community including on-going and sustained interactions, shared purpose or goals, reciprocity of information, support, and services, and conventions for establishing strong ties among participants.
Giving back to their profession in a way that shows commitment to the mission and vision of the association is the top reason board members say they volunteer, "I'm part of this because I want to make a difference for the profession," says Mark Drewell.
Empower staff members with the responsibility for ensuring that board members do not blur the lines between appropriate policy-level inquiries and attempts to delve into management issues.