Stewardship is the willingness to be accountable for the wellbeing of the larger organisation but operating in service, rather than in control of those around us. Service is the underlying value.
Stewardship springs from a set of beliefs about reforming organisations that affirms our choice for service over the pursuit of self-interest. When we choose service over self-interest, we say we are willing to be deeply accountable without choosing to control the world around us.
[From Stewardship: Choosing Service over Self- Interest P. Block]
The Stewardship Council of Marian College has delegated authority from Kildare Education Ministries in matters such as policy, strategic planning, annual budget approval and community liaison.
A Kildare Education Ministries Board Director will attend Stewardship Council meetings as a non-voting member and point of contact with the KEM Board. Members of the Resource Team of Kildare Ministries may also attend meetings from time to time. The KEM Board member is also a source of support for the Principal and the Chair of the Stewardship Council.
The major functions of the Stewardship Council are: