Board Powers and Responsibilities

Subject to the provisions laid down in the Constitution the Board of Trustees shall have the following powers and responsibilities:

  • to ensure that the vision/destination of the ministry is clear
  • to guard the mission of the ministry
  • to ensure that all legal requirements are met
  • to appoint the International Director/CEO, establish International Director/CEO performance requirements, and evaluate the International Director/CEO
  • to hold the International Director/CEO accountable
  • to review and approve planned outcomes and strategies to achieve them
  • to monitor performance of planned outcomes
  • to assist in and monitor the acquisition and allocation of resources necessary to achieve planned outcomes
  • to review and approve the budgets of Youth for Christ International;
  • to represent the interests of the ministry as a whole
  • to guard the ministry’s public image
  • to ensure an adequate leadership succession plan
  • to ensure adequate communication with the field
  • to measure and upgrade Board performance
  • to establish and maintain an Executive Limitations policy