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Board Meeting Defined
Board meetings are defined by the Davis-Stirling Act as a gathering of a majority of directors at the same time and place to "hear, discuss, or deliberate upon any item of business that is within the authority of the board." (Civ. Code §4090.)

Business Defined. "Item of business" means any action within the authority of the board, except those actions the board has validly delegated to any other person or persons, managing agent, officer of the association, or committee of the board comprising less than a majority of the directors. (Civ. Code §4155.)

Exceptions. Not all gatherings of directors are "board meetings." See exceptions.

Allowable Meetings. With proper notice, the following meeting forms are allowed:
  • In Person. Directors can meet in person at a physical location.

  • Tele-Video Conference. Directors meet via teleconference, whether by telephone or video conference. (Civ. Code §4090(b))

    Disallowed Meetings.
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