• POL_GP-10

    Moffat Consolidated School District #2 
    Board Policy
    Policy Type: Governance Process
                                                                       Policy Number: GP-10
                                                                       Policy Title:  Board Member
    In order to build effective relationships between Board members, Board members shall establish a system of communication that builds on mutual expectations and trust.
    Accordingly, Board members have voluntarily agreed to strive to:
    1.exercise honesty in all communication
    2.demonstrate respect for each other’s opinions
    3.focus on issues. Not personalities
    4.assume and practice trust
    5.maintain focus on shared goals
    6.communicate in a timely manner to avoid surprises
    7.withhold judgment on issues until fully informed
    8.seek first to understand rather than be understood
    9.criticize privately, praise publicly
    10. use executive sessions appropriately and judiciously
    11. maintain confidentiality
    12. follow the chain of board and/or administrative responsibility
    13. openly share personal concerns, issues and agendas
    14. assume a non-defensive posture, taking the initiative to communicate and ask questions for clarification
    15. share information and knowledge
    16. give direction as the whole, not as individuals
    17. make every reasonable effort to protect the integrity and promote the positive image of the district and one another
    18. once the Board has taken final action on a matter before it, we will publicly support the decision
    Monitoring Method: Internal
    Monitoring Frequency: 
    Adopted: April 11, 2002