Trustee Toolkit

AHA Trustee Services has created many trustee toolkit resources to help you improve your board and governance practices. Use the Type filter below to see specific types of Trustee Tools.

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Effective decision making often requires different techniques or approaches for different types of decisions. The following techniques and practices can help support and strengthen your board’s decision-making processes.
The organization’s most important stakeholders have been identified/specified. A descriptive/analytic profile has been prepared for each key stakeholder. The interests (needs/wants, expectations and organizational success criteria) of each stakeholder have been documented.
Reprinted with permission from Virginia Mason Medical Center.
Board and Committee Composition and Succession Planning...
This diagnostic is designed to help boards and organization leaders identify challenges that may be impeding efforts to improve quality. Developed by Jim Conway, this resource draws on 20 years of personal governance experience as well as learning from the literature and the shared experience of trustees, executives, patients, family members, staff, teachers, and students.
Organizations pursuing Baldrige recognition must demonstrate how they carry out their governance in eight areas of responsibility.
The following is intended to be an example that boards may adapt to meet their individual chief executive officer (CEO) evaluation needs.
How well boards govern is influenced by a number of factors, among them, the knowledge and skills board members bring to their work.
This Conflicts of Interest and Documentation Policy (“Policy”) applies to all directors and officers of ....
Boards that want to improve their approach to conflicts of interest and independence management do the following...