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Authoritative or Decision-Making Board

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Authoritative or Decision-Making Board

A body that participates in the policy-making process by formulating, adopting, and enacting policy. The board has been delegated final authority regarding certain areas of institutional operation, although its jurisdiction is limited to those areas that have been delegated to it by the constitution and/or bylaws, and approved by the delegating Church authority.  A.K.A. Board of Limited or Specified Jurisdiction; Board of Trustees; Board of Directors