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Board Orientation


Strategic Vision: “Preparing for Every Future by Cultivating Community”
– APPA Strategic Plan

Region/Chapter Relationships
– Guiding Principles for Organizational Affiliation and By-Laws Appendix
– APPA Regional Map / Chapter Map
– Staff Liaison Regions

Partnerships: “Broadening our Reach & Relevancy “
– Strategic Partnering, Collaboration, & Engagement with other associations & agencies

Role of the Board of Directors
– Administrative Policy and Procedures (Functioning of the Board of Directors)
– Roles and Responsibilities
– Nominations Packet: 2020

Meeting & Conduct of the Board of Directors
– Meeting Schedules
Administrative Policy and Procedures (Travel Expense & Reimbursement)
– APPA’s Travel Policy
– Expense Report
– Non-Staff Travel Policy
– Introduction to Robert’s Rules of Order
– APPA Action Item Form
– APPA Consent Agenda Form
– APPA Business Plan Request Form
– Administrative Policy and Procedures (Ethics & Professionalism)

Conflict of Interest Policy (annual signatory requirement by all Board members)

Governance Documents
– APPA Bylaws

– Operations
– Certificate
– Articles of Incorporation

Finance & Insurance
– Accounting and Financial Reporting
– Educating Your Board about Audits
– Insurance
– Travel Insurance

Current Committees and Task Forces/Associated Staff Support
– Information & Communications – Publications and Technology Infrastructure
– Professional Development – Program Offerings
– Member & Community Engagement – Membership by Carnegie Classification/Type

-Professional Affairs – External Reach and Emerging Trends in Education & the Facilities Profession
– Committee and Task Force Process
– APPA Programs and Corresponding Committees

– APPA Leadership
– 2019-20 Board Listing
– 2019-20 Board Committees: Nominations / By-Laws
– APPA Staff Listing

Orientation Evaluation Form