Board Policy Manual

Purpose Statement

The Board of Directors Policy Manual contains all Board policies and practices required by the Board in conjunction with the governance and management of the Institute. It provides detailed directives to governance issues outlined in the Institute’s Articles of Organization and Bylaws.

The Board of Directors Policy Manual may be amended by majority vote of the Board of Directors; either at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board or by fax vote ballot. If a fax vote ballot is utilized, unanimous consent is required.

Purpose Statement and Review/Revisions Process


  1. Members
  2. Chapters
  3. Governance
  4. Finance Council
  5. Member Council
  6. Talent Council
  7. Certification Commission
  8. Independent Organizations
  9. Committees
  10. Governance Content Management Committee
  11. Financial Management
  12. Non-Dues Revenue Generating Programs
  13. Trademarks, Logos and Copyrighted Materials
  14. Transparency Through Documentation
  15. Honors and Awards
  16. Code of Conduct
  17. Content Management
  18. Diversity
  19. Annual Forum and Products Exposition
  20. NIGP Business Council

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