How to Be on a Nonprofit Board Without Regretting It

[From:  https://www.thebalance.com] “Serving on a volunteer board of directors can be a study in frustration or one of the great pleasures of your life.  If you and the organization are not well matched, you may be bored at best and appalled at worst.  But when...

Reframing Governance

[From:  https://nonprofitquarterly.org] “Many members of the nonprofit world have expressed concern that the sector has not developed new forms of governance. We have not, they complain, seen anything more than a minor variation on current designs and practices....

Five Ways to Simplify Preparing for a Board Meeting

[From:  https://www.boardeffect.com] “As the date for the board meeting approaches and the “to do” list grows by the minute, it’s easy to get caught in a panic. Just when you thought you had things under control, you find that one committee has not turned in its...

How to Take Minutes at a Board Meeting

[From: https://www.boardeffect.com} “Taking good meeting minutes at a board meeting is an important and fulfilling role. Board meeting minutes are more than a general accounting of board discussions; they serve as an official and legal record of the meeting of...