Board of Directors
The Board of Directors at Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. is responsible for reviewing and advising management on matters affecting the strategic, operational, clinical, market, and financial conditions of the organization. The Board performs its role by receiving and reviewing financial, management, and fundraising updates and reports from the Executive Director, selected staff and/or outside consultants including Independent Auditors.
In addition to meetings in the whole, the Board performs its oversight role through several committees including the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Nominating Committee, and Fundraising Committee. These committees and/or the Board as a whole are responsible for approving the organization's strategic plan, annual budget and financial statements, and general organizational, financial, and operating policies.
Additionally, the Board maintains direct oversight of the organization's Executive Director and approves any changes in the Executive Director's compensation structure. Board composition is designed to maximize access to necessary professional financial, marketing, business, and fundraising skills while maintaining diversity and close ties to the disability community.