For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.
— Mark 10:45, NIV
The global Board of Directors serves to define and protect Compassion's mission. They also help guide the adoption of new policy and ensure that all corporate activities are aligned with Compassion's strategic ministry objectives. As part of the Board's role, they review and approve items such as annual budget proposals, new country ministry opportunities, building projects and the Christmas bonus.