Inside the Nonprofit Boardroom: What You Need to Know for Satisfaction and Success

Inside the Nonprofit Boardroom: What You Need to Know for Satisfaction and Success

by Charles William Golding

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ISBN-13: 9780295989327
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 04/28/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

ForewordWhy This Handbook? 1. What is a Board? 2. What is a Trustee? 3. Big Boards, Little Boards4. Why Have a Board in the First Place? 5. Qualities of a Trustee6. The Passionate Trustee7. The Rewards8. What Does a Board Do? 9. What Does a Trustee Do? 10. The Keys to Success11. Money and People12. What the Board Needs to Know13. How Meetings Work14. A Crash Course in Committees15. Spreading the Word16. A Snapshot of the Ideal Board17. The Truth About Trustee Elections18. Tenure: How Long is Long Enough? 19. How to Get on a Board20. How to Leave a Board21. Have Fun22. Addendum23. The Changing Relationship Between the CEO and the Board24. Board Size, Structure, and Composition25. Deploy Your Assets26. Accountability and Finances27. Risk Management28. Raising the Bar with Sarbanes-Oxley29. Taking on Debt30. The Uniform Prudent Investor Act31. Avoid Self-Dealing32. Succession Plans33. Research34. Simple Tips for More Effective Meetings35. Board Executive Sessions36. The Board Executive Committee37. Trustee Voting and the Chief Executive38. Chief Executive and Board Performance Indicators39. RecognitionAcknowledgments

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"The difference between your success and failure as a trustee and perhaps that of the organization you care for could rest within the pages of this easy-to-read book."—Bruce and Jolene McCaw, McCaw Family Foundation

"This book provides more useful wisdom and insight with less jargon and fluff than any other of its kind."—Dr. Charles Maccormack, Save the Children

"Hurrah! At last a clear, accessible layperson's guide to nonprofit board membership. It's a gem."—Marjorie J. Sharp, Toronto Community Foundation

Marjorie J. Sharp

Hurrah! At last a clear, accessible layperson's guide to nonprofit board membership. It's a gem.

Bruce and Jolene McCaw

The difference between your success and failure as a trustee and perhaps that of the organization you care for could rest within the pages of this easy-to-read book.

Dr. Charles Maccormack

This book provides more useful wisdom and insight with less jargon and fluff than any other of its kind.

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