Resources for board directors
FCA provides the following resources for the directors of the boards of Farm Credit System institutions.
The Director’s Role: A Guide to Leading Your Institution Effectively
This booklet provides you with guidance and information related to your duties, responsibilities, relationships, and liabilities as a director of an FCS institution. It is the responsibility of each institution’s board of directors to conduct the institution’s affairs in a responsible manner. As a director, you must understand the legal and regulatory mandates that govern the System and make sure that policies are put in place to uphold those mandates while allowing your institution to thrive and serve its members.
The Role of the FCS Nominating Committee
This brochure is designed to help members of FCS nominating committees in their yearlong task of identifying and evaluating candidates for election to a bank’s or association’s board of directors. This is an important service to every cooperative.
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