The Board of Directors is the legal authority for Beaverton Together
Legal & Fiduciary-The board is responsible for ensuring that the organization meets legal requirements and that it is operating in accordance with its mission. It is also responsible for protecting the organization’s assets.
Oversight-The board is responsible for ensuring that the organization is well run. It moderates the power of management and has the power to hire and remove the president.
Fundraising-Board members raise money, make personal financial contributions, and serve as advocates for the organization to potential donors as a part of their responsibility to ensure the financial viability of the organization.
Representation of Constituents and Viewpoints-Often, board members are chosen to bring the experience or perspective of the organization’s constituents to the board. By doing so, nonprofits better serve their communities.