Ten Quick Ways to Improve Board Meetings
- Ten Quick Ways to Improve Board Meetings
TEN QUICK WAYS TO IMPROVE BOARD MEETINGS When we think about the
boards we're on, we usually think about the board meetings-which says
a lot about the importance of having good meetings. Make a resolution
to implement one of...
Related articles from the Board Café Archives:
The Strategic Board Agenda (Feb 00), http://www.boardcafe.org/bc2000_02.html
Annual Report from a Board Committee (Nov 97),
Should the Board Hold Executive Sessions? (Oct 98),
Board Meeting Packets (Jan 01), http://www.boardcafe.org/bc2001_01.html
Where Should the Board President and the Executive Director Sit?
(Oct 99), http://www.boardcafe.org/bc1999_10.html
Consent Agenda (June 00), http://www.boardcafe.org/bc2000_06.html
New information on liability insurance
New! Action on liability insurance for the voluntary sector Has your
organization been affected by the liability insurance crunch in
recent years? A new resource is now available - the liability section
on the VSF website has undergone a...
Governing for Results - A Director's Guide to Good Governance
Although this book by Mel Gill is intended to fill a gap in the
resources available to volunteer members of nonprofit boards of
directors, much of its guidance will also be useful for directors of
public and private sector corporations....
Time, talent and treasure: BoardMatch helps make the connection
It was Flannery O'Connor who told us that "a good man is hard to
find," but most nonprofits would probably tell you it's even harder
to find a good board member. So when Altruvest Charitable Services
launched its BoardMatch program...
National survey examines board governance practices in the Canadian
non-profit and voluntary sector
Extended to May 17, 2005 - please complete the survey. Strategic
Leverage Partners Inc. and the Centre for Voluntary Sector Research
and Development (CVSRD) out of Carleton University and the University
of Ottawa have...
Are you ready to be a board volunteer?
By Michelle Martinez, CGA, MSW January 31, 2005 Reprinted with
permission You're at a party, mixing and mingling with friends, and
someone happens to mention that they volunteer with the board of a...
Definition of a Board
Definition of a Board A board is a group of carefully selected
individuals who serve voluntarily to make decisions, to carry out
fiscal responsibilities and determine policies that guide and support
the orgnaization. Source: Building Board Strength, Vancouver