Committees of the Board of Trustees
The purpose of the Advancement Committee is to assist the Board in its fiduciary responsibility, by finding and cultivating traditional and non-traditional sources of funding. The committee advises the Advancement Team on reunions, alumni gatherings, annual giving appeals, capital campaigns as needed, and additional funding needs, as determined by the Board of Trustees and its committees. In addition, the committee advises the Advancement Team on appropriate marketing messages that reflect the school’s mission. Goals of the messaging are to increase alumni involvement, develop a stronger community presence, and support development and admission objectives
The purpose of the Diversity Committee is to support the Mission and Strategic Plan of Waldron Mercy Academy by assuring that the entirety of the school’s policies, procedures and operations recognize and reverence the dignity and uniqueness of every individual who touches or is a part of our diverse community. This Committee also seeks to assure the establishment and growth of harmonious and equitable relationships with and between each of those individuals.
The purpose of the Facilities Committee is to support the Board in its responsibility to adequately maintain and upkeep the land, buildings and equipment of the school. The committee makes recommendations to the Administration and the Board of Trustees regarding renovations and/or major maintenance issues for Waldron Mercy Academy.
The purpose of the Finance Committee is to review proposed policies, which have significant financial impact in the school, and to recommend appropriate action to the Board of Trustees. Its main function is to advise the Board of Trustees on financial policy and planning including financing of capital projects, investment strategies, external borrowings, and establishment of the annual budget.
Mission and Board Affairs Committee
The purpose of the Mission and Board Affairs Committee is to celebrate, support, enhance and ensure the Mission in every aspect of the School and Board. This Committee is also responsible for all matters pertaining to Board governance and membership.
Principal Support and Evaluation Committee
The Board of Trustees of Waldron Mercy Academy recognizes that one of its essential duties to, not just hire, but also retain and support the development of the principal of Waldron Mercy Academy. Therefore, the Board of Trustees has resolved to create the Principal Support and Evaluation Committee to maintain the Board’s appropriate focus on this important duty.
The fundamental purpose of the Principal Support and Evaluation Committee is to maximize the effectiveness and accountability of the principal in support of the Mission and Strategic Plan of Waldron Mercy Academy. This committee assists the principal in developing short- and long-term priorities that are consistent with the Mission and the Strategic Plan of Waldron Mercy Academy and with the policies approved by the Board of Trustees. The committee works to ensure that the principal has the tools and resources to implement these priorities; provides feedback to the principal on an on-going basis; prepares, facilitates, summarizes and presents a formal written review by the Board of Trustees on an annual basis. Finally, the Principal Support and Evaluation Committee will report back to the Board of Trustees in a way that ensures the principal has the continued, full support of the Board.