Leadership: Board

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Board member term limits, if written properly, help to ensure the health of your nonprofit’s governing body. Term limits are not a permanent expulsion, rather they provide for a break – a time for both parties to re-assess what is in the organization’s and individual’s best interests. This tip helps you establish, […]

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Eliminate the “successor scramble” in key board positions (e.g. president, treasurer, committee chair and others) with some recommended “Strategies for Successful Succession – Questions to Ask and Things to Do.” Member Login

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Assigning a veteran board member (aka mentor) to a new board member can shorten the on-boarding process and ensure the new member’s long-term success. Make sure the mentor knows what is expected of them by having a New Board Member Mentor Job Description. This tip provides a customization sample so you don’t […]

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE There is a purposeful and necessary distinction between the role of the Board and the role of the Staff in a nonprofit organization. On the most basic level, the Board determines the mission of the organization and governs, while the Staff works to achieve or address that mission by running the day-to-day […]

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Organizations that incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into their work and as part of their missions are more effective in engaging and servicing people across different cultures, backgrounds and abilities. This educational resource packet is designed to assist with your DEI work and values, challenge you to think critically about your […]

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