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DAISI has in place delegation and authorisation levels for personnel, including cheque signatories policy.

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POLICY

  1. All expenses greater than $50 must be approved by two board members, one being the Chairperson with this approval from the Chairperson obtained in writing.
  2. Wherever possible projects or activities that incur a financial cost greater than $500 should be discussed and approved by consensus voting at the quarterly board meeting.
  3. Payment of reasonable anticipated ongoing expenses for approved projects do not need additional written approval but must be accurately recorded in the annual budget.
  4. Payment of additional unanticipated ongoing expenses for approved projects do need additional written approval from the Chairperson and must be accurately recorded in the annual budget.
  5. Payment of volunteer travel and accommodation expenses needs board approval if directly from the DAISI account with no volunteer contribution.
  6. Payment of volunteer travel and accommodation expenses does not need board approval if payment amount matched by volunteer contribution.
  7. ongoing anticipated outgoings (rent, electricity, phone bills, mailbox renewal, public liability insurance, postage, stationary) do not need board approval but must be accurately recorded in the annual budget.