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The Board Takes Action (September 2012)


June 2012

Board's Action

Context

Finances

Received

As of May 31, NASW’s total asset position was $13.9 million. Revenue year-to-date totaled $15.2 million. Dues revenue was $9 million, down $49,000 from the same time last year. Expenses year-to-date totaled $15.2 million, down $362,000 from the budget. This decrease is due to cost containment efforts. Total operating revenue exceeded operating expenses by $429,000. This increase is a $427,000 improvement over budget.

NASW Assurance Services Inc.

Approved motion related to NASW Assurance Services Inc.

NASW board of directors approved the election of Diana Stroud to the NASW Assurance Services Inc. board of directors. Stroud will serve a three- year term, which will end on June 30, 2015.

Governance

Accepted revision to bylaws Article XIII, to reflect the complex business and organizational responsibilities of the leading staff decision maker of the association.

Previous language specified the leading staff decision maker as the executive director and the new language specifies the position as chief executive officer.

Approve the proposed changes to the NASW Election Standards and Procedures for National Leadership as amended.

The Election Standards were last revised in 2000. The purposes of the proposed revisions are: to update the Election Standards to ensure that it reflects the electronic process of candidate submissions and voting; to ensure the manual reflects current procedures and practices of NCNLI; and to correct typographical and grammatical errors and to clarify sections of the manual that have been unclear or conflicting.

 

Notes: An action by the board to "receive" a report does not imply approval of the report in its entirety. Specifically, recommendations for board action included in a report are not adopted unless the board takes specific action to approve them. This list may not necessarily contain all actions the board took and actions that are reported elsewhere in the News.

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