Member, Board


Key point 6-09.02. Church members have such legal authority as is vested in them by

Contract Liability

Key point 6-07.02. Church board members may be personally liable for contracts they sign if

Loans to Directors

Key point 6-07.10. Church board members may be personally liable, under state nonprofit corporation law,

Securities Law

Key point 6-07.06. Federal and state securities laws make board members personally liable for acts


Key point 6-06.02. Officers and directors must be legally authorized to act on behalf of


Key point 6-06.03. Church boards generally can act only in a meeting that is duly


Key point 6-06.04. Church officers and directors can be removed from office in the manner

Tort Liability

Key point 6-07.01. Church board members may be personally liable for their own torts (conduct

Immunity Statutes

Key point 6-08. State and federal laws provide limited immunity to uncompensated officers and directors
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