board of trustees

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Board of directors of a non-profit organization (NPO) such as a charity, trust, or university. Members of the board are appointed (not elected) to set the policies of the organization, and appoint (and fire) senior management personnel. Under the doctrine of collective responsibility, the entire board is liable for the financial and other consequences of the organization's activities.

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The board of trustees gave a recommendation on how to treat the shareholders with regards to the new found wealth.
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I did not trust the board of trustees even though their name kind of meant that I should trust them.
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You should always try to make your board of trustees happy so that you know they will have your back when the time comes.
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