The ISP Board of Trustees
The all-volunteer Board of Trustees is a strategic governance body. The Board of Trustees consists of nine-members; two elected, six appointed by the Board, and one appointed by the Ambassador of the United States. Each trustee serves a three-year term with a maximum of two terms. All board members are volunteers who give their time and talent to advance the mission and vision of ISP.
In addition to its competence entrusted to it by applicable law and the Foundation deed of ISP, the Board is responsible for:
- Ensuring the long-term stability and success of ISP;
- Serving as an advocate of ISP and its mission;
- Fiscal oversight and approving the ISP budget;
- Strategic planning;
- Monitoring the implementation of ISP policies;
- Evaluating ISP's effectiveness in achieving its mission;
- Evaluating the performance of the Director;
- Appointing and evaluating the effectiveness of the Board itself.
The board meets monthly throughout the school year to achieve the goals and objects set forth at the beginning of each school year.
Board Goals 2016-17
- Achieve fundraising milestones as determined by the Advancement Office and committee;
- Master Plan: Complete design documentation for phases II and III, so that ISP can apply for a planning/building permits. Complete independent cost evaluation based on design documentation;
- Establish investment policies for endowment and reserves;
- Create a succession plan focused on board officers, committee chairs and school director.