Governance - Click for SKP Directivegov-er-nance - noun - the action or manner of governing. Relates to decisions that define expectations, grant power or verify performance. KOFA Ko-op is a not-for-profit corporation with bylaws empowering a Board of Directors to act on its behalf.  This website chapter reveals the corporate structure, its purposes, rights and limitations; from the bylaws, to the Board of Directors and more. This is how the park works!  It started with the SKP Co-op Directive.
Learn more about non-profit corporations and SKP co-ops, read ' The Guide to SKP Co-ops '.  Written in 1993, it's
a recommended read - twice!  Adopted by Escapees National, it is now the first section of each Directors Manual.
Click for Articles of IncorporationArticles of Incorporation:  The first step in creating any corporation is enabling its name, its United States IRS code, type of corporation, directors liability and more. Click the image at left or here for more details. Click for KOFA Ko-op BylawsBylaws:  Corporation bylaws are established by the members and maintained by the Board.  It defines the powers of the Board of Directors, the rights of membership and more. For a copy of the bylaws click the image at left or here for more.
KOFA Ko-op
Board of Directors
Board-of-Directors.- Click for Code of ConductAs stated in the bylaws, the Board of Directors consists of nine directors, each serving a two year term. Five directors are elected one year, four directors are elected the second year. The Directors appoint four of the nine directors to be the corporate officers - President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The remaining five elected individuals are Directors-at-Large.  Each signs a Code of Conduct upon joining the Board. 
All board meetings are recorded,  checked for error or omissions, approved & filed - Minutes!
Board Policy The Board implements procedural policy & ensures Member Regulations and Park Rules are observed.
 +  Member Regulations   - apply to KOFA Ko-op members only.
 +  Park Rules   - apply to all members, visitors, and guests.
Board Standing &  Ad hoc Committees
All Directors are assigned responsibilities as Board Liaisons to the various Board Committees. There are two types of committees;  Standing Committees, permanent committees that meet regularly year-after-year, and Ad hoc Committees which are created for a specific, short term purpose, then collapsed when the assigned task is completed.  The current standing committees are: 

Rules, regulations and bylaws of other government bodies are imposed upon KOFA Ko-op, and must be observed for planning
& building code compliance and more importantly, the safety of the members.  To learn more, click any of the guides below.

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