12-002 02/24/82 BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUTHORITY (POLICY) 1. The Board of Trustees alone shall be the legal embodiment of the Oglala Lakota College deriving both its authority and responsibility from the charter granted by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council. a. The authority of all staff members, and district boards, is created, defined and delegated by the Board of Trustees. b. The Trustees remain legally answerable for the actions of staff members and subsidiary boards and maintain the power to modify, expand, or abolish the staff and district board powers they have delegated. c. The Trustees as a legal body are unable to give away, or divest themselves of their authority no matter what resolution may be passed. d. Whatever action the Board takes may always be changed or reversed by a later action. APPROVED: 3/4/71 The affairs of the Corporation shall be managed by the Board of Trustees of the Corporation. The Board shall act as a Board of Trustees and the individual Trustees shall have no power as such. REFERENCE: OSCC By-Laws, Article II, Section I.
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