ARC-Board Committees


The board of directors is solely responsible for setting the association's vision and mission, as they ensure that all actions being performed adhere to, and are related to that mission.

Board Assurance Documents
Board assurance documents provide a foundation upon which to function - they set clear expectations and parameters for accountability. They should be actively utilized and embedded tools of management.

2022 State Delegate Registration Form
Americans with Disabilities Act
Association Business Model 
Association Governance Calendar 
Association Operations Calendar 
Association (Lane) Representative Program
Communication Plan
Evaluating the Association Manager 
Membership Lists 
Record Retention Guide 
Robert's Rules of Order Chart
SAMPLE Board Member Application (save Word doc)
SAMPLE Association Employment Application (save Word doc)
SAMPLE Association Manager Job Description (save Word doc)
Selecting/Appointing the Association Manager
State Association Officer and Director's Report
Strategic Planning
USBC Convention Delegate Representation Chart (Image Link)
USBC Strategic Plan - Strategic Priorities & Core Values

Development & Planning 
Building an Effective Board of Directors
Seven Secrets for Successful Board Meetings
Problem Solving & Conflict Management
USBC Board and Director Evaluations – Participation Instructions
Seven Steps to Effective Board and Director Evaluations
Board of Directors Mapping Example & Worksheet (save Excel doc)
The 4 Types of Power Players: How They Disrupt Boards and What to Do About Them 
Sustaining Great Leadership: Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations
USBC Succession Planning Grid 
Board Succession Planning - First Steps (Resource Guide)
Life Cycle of a Board Leader
The Leadership Scorecard - Assessment 
Sample Board Orientation Checklist
Association Manager Onboarding

Strategic Planning
Local Association Wheel of Life - Association Assessment
Local Association Wheel of Life Category Explanations
State Association Wheel of Life - Association Assessment
State Association Wheel of Life Category Explanations
SMART Goals: How To Guide
Template for Writing a SMART Goal

Committee Information




Planning for Success - Association Volunteer Recruitment  
Skill Sets
Action Plans