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 16, 2021

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Open Session

10:00 a.m.
Or upon adjournment of the Pension & Health Benefits Committee – Whichever is later

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Election of Board Governance Committee Chair and Vice Chair
    3. Approval of the March 16, 2021 Board Governance Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    4. Executive Report (Verbal Report)Matthew Jacobs
    5. Action Consent ItemsMatthew Jacobs
      1. Approval of the November 18, 2020 Board Governance Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
      2. Review of Board Governance Committee Delegation (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    6. Information Consent ItemsMatthew Jacobs
      1. Board Education Program – Education Activity Report (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    7. Action Agenda Items
      1. Proposed Change to Board Governance Policy: Reporting Investigations to Board (PDF)Anne Simpson
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    8. Information Agenda Items
      1. Discussion of Board's Shared Responsibility for CIO Personnel Decisions (PDF)Anne Simpson
      2. Discussion of Future Board Governance Committee Agendas (PDF)Anne Simpson
      3. Summary of Committee Direction (Verbal Report)Matthew Jacobs
      4. 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 may be considered by the Board at a subsequent Board meeting.
  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 agenda items in accordance with applicable law. There is a three-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Presiding Officer. (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 2, § 552.1.) Members of the public may provide public comment via telephone by calling (800) 259-4105.
  4. Board Members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.
  5. In accordance with Executive Orders N-29-20, N-33-20, and the stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures put in place throughout California, Board members will participate via videoconference.


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Sacramento, CA 95811

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