Openness of Church Management Operations

 Approved by the Board of Directors12-14-04
Potential amendments agreed to by Bylaws & Policies Committee 5-3-05

All Church boards, commissions, committees and task forces shall make all regular meeting dates available in the newsletter. Draft minutes, if prepared, shall be made available to Church members within a week of the time they are given to committee members. All meetings shall be open to other Church members except when sensitive matters such as personnel actions or litigation are discussed. Church members who wish to address a Church board, commission, committee or task force shall contact the chair to be placed on the agenda. Before any vote is taken, members in attendance shall be given an opportunity to address the issue. Board of Directors tentative agenda shall be posted in advance of the meeting.