The Board of Directors
Congregation Beit Tikvah's Board of Directors is elected by an annual vote of the entire congregational membership. Board members, who gather monthly in open meetings (except when in Executive Session), serve one- or two-year terms.
Officers of the Board
(forming the Executive Committee)
Director of Finance
Immediate Past President
The responsibilities of the Board of Directors are
- to conduct the general management of the affairs, funds, records, and property of the Congregation;
- to act on all matters of policy;
- to fill all vacancies on the Board of Directors until the next Congregational election;
- to terminate or suspend the membership of a member for cause; in accordance with the procedures set forth in Article IV, Sections 7 and 8;
- to determine the dues, fees, and assessments of the Congregation;
- to have the power and the authority to borrow money and pledge or mortgage personal or real property of the Congregation for the repayment thereof;
- to use its power and authority to engage or discharge professional staff and other employees and to fix their duties and compensation;
- to use its power and authority as may be necessary for or incidental to the proper management of its affairs, provided that such powers are not expressly forbidden under the applicable provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland or these by-laws;
- to perform other duties as the members of the Congregation, in regular or special meetings, may prescribe.
The responsibilities of the Executive Committee are
- to preview and make recommendations on action to be considered by the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee shall have no power to make decisions;
- to function as a clearing house for all committee reports and proposals to the Board of Directors;
- to function as the finance committee;
- to function as the personnel committee.