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Sources of Authority

Sources of Authority Governing LSC Board Actions

Administrative Requirements

Compensation

Contracting

LSC Business Travel

Records Management

Reporting and Tracking of Volunteer Hours


Board Governance

Annual Disclosure of Outside Interests

Board Ethics and Conduct

Board Meetings

Board Self-Evaluation Process

Committee Self-Evaluation Process

Friends of Legal Services Corporation (FoLSC)

General Powers and Authority to Amend

Risk Management

Terms of Office, Removal, and Resignation


LSC Management Oversight

Annual Evaluations and Reviews

Audits and Financial Practices

Authority Delegated to LSC President, Officers, and Staff

Authority Delegated to the Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Employee Ethics and Conduct

Employee Grievance Procedures

Employee Handbook

Grantee Compliance

LSC Funds

Outside Employment of Employees and Officers

Strategic Planning


Fundraising

Annual Gifts from Board Members

  • Board Member Giving Policy – Encourages all Board members to give annual gifts according to their means, at a level they deem appropriate.

Donor Rights

  • Donor’s Bill of Rights – Includes the right of donors to be informed of the identity of LSC’s Board members, to expect the Board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities, and to be informed whether individuals seeking donations are Board members, employees, or volunteers of LSC.

Private Contributions


Statutory and Regulatory Requirements

Authorized Communications with Congress

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Government in the Sunshine Act

Lobbying and Other Restricted Political Activities

Rulemaking