For a board to be successful in its role, it needs to understand what governance is.

Governance is the exercise of authority, direction, and control of an organization to ensure that its purpose is achieved and proper accounting is given for results.

As part of governance, the governing body is responsible for ensuring that due diligence has been exercised in the organization. This due diligence includes not only providing a safe environment but also protecting the assets of the organization through good business practices.

If You Operate a Cemetery

Operating a cemetery is not a simple task. Government legislation directs almost every aspect of the operation. For churches that have a cemetery, it is an additional responsibility. The following is intended to help in the administration of your cemetery.