Bylaws and Policies 

Read Our Administrative By-laws 

Read Our Professional Staff By-laws 

Read Our Policy Manual Table of Contents 

Part I  Strategic Direction

I-1   Strategic Planning

I-2   Community Engagement


Part II  Excellent Leadership and Management

II-1     Succession Planning for CEO and COS

II-2     Delegation of Authority to the CEO

II-4     CEO Performance Evaluation

II-5     Chief of Staff Performance Evaluation

II-10   Whistleblower

II-11   Recognition of Exempary Service 


Part III  Quality and Safety

III-1    Integrated Quality Management Framework

III-2    Ethical Framework 

III-3    Enterprise Risk Management Framework

III-4    Occupational Health & Safety - Accountability Framework

III-6    Patient Relations Feedback


Part IV  Financial and Organizational Viability

IV-1    Signing Authority

IV-2    Perquisites

IV-3    Expense Reimbursement

IV-4    Statement of Investment

IV-5    Resource Allocation

IV-6    Financial Planning, Performance & Objectives

IV-7    Borrowing 

IV-8    Asset Protection

IV-9    External Audit and Non- Audit Services


Part V  Board Effectiveness

A. Governance Policy 

V-A-1   Board Roles and Responsibilities

V-A-2   Director Code of Conduct

V-A-3   Confidentiality

V-A-4   Board Standing and Special Committees

V-A-5   Board Chair Position

V-A-6   Board Vice Chair Position Description

V-A-7   Board Secretary Position Description

V-A-8   Board Treasurer Position Description

V-A-9   Committee Chair Positions Description

V-A-10 Community Representatives on Board Committees 

V-A-11 Conflict of Interest


B. Governance Process

V-B-1   BoardRecruitment

V-B-2   Identification and Selection of Officers and Committee Chairs

V-B-3   Board Member Orientation and Education 

V-B-4   Consent Agenda

V-B-5   Open Board Meetings 

V-B-6   In Camera Board Meetings

V-B-7   Criminal Reference Checks/Disclosure of Criminal Convictions

V-B-8   Board and Individual Director Evaluation

V-B-9   Resignation and or Removal of a Director

V-B-11 Meetings Without Management


VI - External Relationships

VI-1    Naming of Assets

VI-4    Naming of CPDMH Hospital Assets