Governance Board
Open Call 2021 Nominations
Deadline - October 3

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The Oakdale Governance Board works together to lead, shape, and guide the church as we pursue our mission, vision and values. Their focus is to also strengthen our staff culture as we continue to grow. If you have questions or comments, we'd love to hear from you! Thanks for taking a moment to connect with us.

The current Board members are listed here. 

This group is comprised of individuals who are elected by the members of Oakdale Church. They provide oversight, accountability, and counsel in the areas of strategic planning, financial management, personnel administration, and legal and contractual approval.

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Governance Process

  • Board Members will serve a three year term.
  • The term may be renewed for an additional three years.
  • Board could vote to shorten or extend a board member’s term based on the needs of the board.

Nominations
Board Members are nominated by the existing board and Senior Staff in consultation with the congregation.

  • Board Members are nominated by the existing board and Senior Staff in consultation with the congregation.
  • Board Members should have attended Oakdale for at least two
  • Board Members must be participating members of Oakdale.
  • Must have volunteered in a significant capacity and led or participated in a Small Group for at least one year, preferably in a leadership or coaching role.
  • Board nominees will complete an application which will include a statement of faith.
  • Board Members will sign and adhere to the Leadership Covenant.
  • Board members cannot be staff or relatives of staff members of Oakdale.
  • There may only be one member per family serving on the board.
  • The board will vote on nominations, to be ratified at charge conference.

 

 

Structure
Board will consist of 6 to 11 members.

  • 1 Board Chair and 1 Vice-Chair; to be selected by the board
  • The Board will strive to be reflective of the demographics of the community.
  • The Senior Staff of Oakdale will sit on the board as non-voting members. 

Quorum/Voting

  • A quorum shall exist with at least two-thirds of the Board Members present.
  • A majority vote is needed for action to be taken by the board.

Qualifications

Oakdale Board Members are nominated by the existing board and Senior Staff in consultation with the congregation and undergo a robust screening and interview process before they are eligible for election to the Governing Board. Accepting the volunteer role of Board Member is not something to be taken lightly; Board Members make extensive time commitments and take on deep spiritual responsibility in leading Oakdale, and we are grateful for their selfless service on our behalf.

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Minutes

Oakdale's monthly Board Minutes are available on your My Oakdale (TouchPoint) profile page.

To view the board minutes, log in to your My Oakdale profile, select the Resources Tab then the Church Board tab.

If you do not have a My Oakdale (Touchpoint) account, click here to set-up your account.  My Oakdale allows you to manage your account profile and gives you access to  resources, church board minutes, giving statements and much more. 

If you have questions, contact the church office for assistance. 

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