Among the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Directors are:
- Defining the vision of Duck Creek Community Church.
- Writing explicit policies that direct and empower the church leadership and staff.
- Monitoring those
ends and policies.
term of a board member is two (2) years. An election for two of the four positions is upcoming.
The church bylaws
state that the Board of Directors shall not exceed five (5) members, including the Senior Pastor who sits on the board but is not a voting member. Three of the elected board members must be
full-time area residents.
Nominations will be accepted from the congregation for a period
of time, usually 30 days, prior to an election. Directors will screen the nominations and publish the names of prospective members. If no disqualifying information is forthcoming, the candidates will be presented to the congregation for affirmation.
Any board member missing more than two (2) out of three (3) regularly scheduled board meetings in any ninety-(90) day period may be automatically removed and so notified by the chairman. He or she may be reinstated by unanimous vote of the LBoard of Directors.
Board of Directors meetings are held on an as-needed basis. At the discretion of the Board, staff members or members of the congregation may be present to assist them with business.
A quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the members
of the Board of Directors. A passing vote shall consist of a simple majority of the members present, so long as there is a quorum. Proxy votes will not be accepted.