The Role of the Board of Directors

The Role of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs and directs the affairs of the agency consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws. The basic functions of the Board Members include:

A. Defining the vision and the mission of the agency.
B. Setting the goals and select the strategies that will enable the agency to achieve the desired future.
C. Ensuring that agency finances are properly secured and those resources are properly mobilized.
D. Managing the relationship of the Board to several key constituencies, including; low-income people, elected officials, other human services Agencies, other community and collaborating groups, and funding entities.
E. Monitoring the Board’s performance in meeting time schedules, accomplishing tasks, achieving goals, and funding entities.


The Board of Directors is responsible for hiring and at least annually evaluating the Agency’s Executive Director, who shall be responsible for the day-to-day oversight and management of NCWVCAA (Refer to Appendix A – Organizational Chart)

Additional information of the roles of the Board of Directors is described in the Agency’s By-Laws.