Business Practices

Leadership Manual
Volunteer leader reference manual at the chapter, council, and national level

National Leadership Council Information
The NLC, made up of one representative elected from each council, is the volunteer body that sets the direction of TU. This page contains information about the NLC, its workgroups, and the National Conservation Agenda.

Financial Management and Reporting Resources
Resources such as the TU Policy on Financial and Property Controls, Annual Financial Report information, IRS and tax requirements for chapters and councils

Risk Management
Information to help chapters and councils incorporate the concept of risk management into planning efforts

Strategic Planning Resources
Resources to help chapters and councils develop strategic plans in line with the national TU plan

Model Chapter and Council Bylaws
Resources for new chapters and for existing chapters and councils for amending old bylaws to the 2010 standard

Chapter Focus Project
This effort is to help chapters evaluate and then increase their effectiveness in the four areas of: conservation, youth education, service to members and business practices. To do this, the Chapter Focus Project introduced three tools: the Chapter Effectiveness Index (CEI,) the Tacklebox, and the chapter rechartering process.

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