A board of directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization.
What is an executive committee?
It is a group of directors appointed to act on behalf of, and within the powers granted to them by, the board of directors. Typically it consists of a chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, and treasurer.
… What is so hard to understand and how on earth can this normal organizational structure seem so threatening to some?