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A Fresh Look at Diversity and Boards
This article — the first of three in a series — provides a fresh and practical focus on nonprofit board diversity.
Can Nonprofit Boards Vote By Email?
Can nonprofit boards vote by mail and email? Attorney Gene Takagi and Emily Nicole Chan discuss both issues.
A Board Member “Contract”
One way to be sure that each person on the board is clear on his or her responsibilities is to adopt a board member contract.
Should Board Members Be Required to Give?
Are board giving requirements a best practice or a bad idea? Blue Avocado reports on trends and explore the real questions.
What to Do with Board Members Who Don’t Do Anything
In this Board Cafe column, look at short-term and long-term strategies for the board members known as deadwood or worse.
Ten Quick Ways to Invigorate Board Meetings
Board members invest a lot of time and energy at board meetings. A few small changes can often make that investment pay off in important ways.
Critical Path for the Board
In this issue, Blue Avocado offers a powerful approach to determining your board’s agenda — and work — for the year.
A Nonprofit Dashboard and Signal Light for Boards
A nonprofit dashboard gives important information to decision-makers such as executives and boards in a quick-read way.
Boards Should Only Have Three Committees!
Consultant David La Piana discusses how boards tend to be frustrated with their committees when they don’t know how to organize them.
What Are the Board’s Responsibilities for Volunteers?
A board of directors proactively supporting volunteer involvement can dramatically increases its potential achievement level.