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 September 17, 2019

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Open Session

1:00 p.m.
Or upon adjournment of the Performance, Compensation & Talent Management Committee – Whichever is later

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Approval of the September 17, 2019 Board Governance Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    3. Executive Report (Oral Report)Matthew Jacobs
    4. Action Consent ItemsMatthew Jacobs
      1. Approval of the August 20, 2019 Board Governance Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Action Agenda Items
      1. Proposed Changes to Board Governing Documents to Replace Robert's Rules of Order (PDF)Matthew Jacobs
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Board Governing Documents to Alter Composition of Investment Committee (PDF)Matthew Jacobs
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    6. Information Agenda Items
      1. Enhanced Reporting of Board Member Overseas Travel (PDF)Anne Simpson
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      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 Presiding Officer. (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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