The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to hold, in trust, use and administer under the Trusts of Model Deed of the United Church of Canada, all lands, premises and real and personal property acquired for the use of Woodroffe United Church.
The Board of Trustees is responsible to the Congregation through Council and its chairs and members are elected by the Congregation following nomination by Council. The Board consists of not less than three (3) or more than fifteen (15) members, a majority of whom are members of Woodroffe United Church. Trustees normally hold office for a period of five years.
Responsibilities and Duties
The responsibilities and duties of the Board of Trustees include:
Holding in trust and administering all property, real and personal, acquired for, or to the use of, the Congregation.
Meeting annually, or more frequently as required, to conduct business, maintaining proper records of proceedings.
To hold and invest accumulated monies in excess of operating budget requirements as directed by Council and to keep appropriate accounting of these undertakings.
The Trustees may sell, mortgage, enlarge or rebuild, acquire, or effect major renovations to any building held or to be held for the Congregation only with the prior consent of the Council and, in writing, of the Presbytery, or of its properly empowered Executive or Commission.
Other duties and procedures are listed in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.