Policy Based Governance

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Policy Based Governance - A Resource for Unitarian Universalist Congregations

Developed by John Carver, Policy Governance addresses numerous board conundrums—interminable meetings, overloaded agendas, vague accountability, micromanagement, and loss of vision! Policy Governance® is the registered service mark of John Carver. The authoritative website for the Policy Governance model can be found at Carver Governance.

While Unitarian Universalist congregations have studied and used the concepts of Policy Governance® developed by John and Miriam Carver, they have adapted it to their circumstances, and so these applications cannot be deemed Policy Governance.

Articles about policy based governance

/Links to congregations' policies and support documents

/Ideas from the Governance list - A variety of answers to questions you might have.

Join the email discussion list policygovernance-L Click on this link [1]and fill in the form. This is a UUA email list dedicated to the discussion of the Policy Governance model of board governance in UU congregations, its implementation, variations, and challenges. This list is for anyone including ordained ministers, lay leaders, and members of all sizes and shapes of UU congregations with an interest in Policy Governance.