This committee is charged with reviewing the Board's internal governance procedures and recommending to the Board any changes or additions to existing policies.

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Meeting Agenda for March 20, 2018

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1:30 pm - Open Session

Open Session

Or upon adjournment of the Perfomance, Compensation & Talent Management Committee – Whichever is Later

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Election of the Board Governance Committee Chair and Vice ChairTheresa Taylor
    3. Executive Report (Oral Report)
    4. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Matthew Jacobs
      1. Approval of the December 18, 2017 Board Governance Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
      2. Review of Board Governance Committee Delegation (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    5. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Matthew Jacobs
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Parking Lot Review (PDF)
      3. Board Education 2018 Program Schedule and 2017 Educational Activity Report (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
  2. Action Agenda Items
    1. Revisions to Board Governance Policy Regarding Meeting Procedures (PDF)Matthew Jacobs
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    2. Revisions to Board Governance Policy Regarding Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Policy (PDF)Matthew Jacobs
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    3. Proposal to Discontinue Transcription of Board and Committee Meetings (PDF)Matthew Jacobs
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Policy to Require Board Member Use of a "Views Expressed" Disclaimer (PDF)Matthew Jacobs
    2. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Matthew Jacobs
    3. Public Comment


  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action. Any Agenda Item from a properly noticed Committee meeting, held immediately prior to this Board meeting, may be considered by the Board.
  2. The hour designated as the earliest starting time for this meeting is not intended to communicate the expected duration (or ending time) of the preceding meeting.
  3. Public comment may be taken on any agenda item. There is a three-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Committee Chair. (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 2, § 552.1.)
  4. Board Members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.


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