Standard 3: Frequency and Attendance of Board Meetings - An organization shall have a minimum of three evenly spaced meetings per year of the full governing body with a majority in attendance, with face-to-face participation. A conference call of the full board can substitute for one of the three meetings of the governing body. For all meetings, alternative modes of participation are acceptable for those with physical disabilities.
The average number of directors attending the United Way of Greater St Louis Board of Directors meetings was less than 50% of the total board. According to the organization, it represents a large geographic region and maintains a large board to adequately represent its service area. It reports that it is working toward meeting this standard.