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Despite the importance of the nonprofit board, there’s strikingly little clarity about who is responsible for its performance.
Most of the time, nonprofit boards work through consensus. But what if you think a serious mistake is being made?
It’s the call no board member wants or expects to get: The organization’s executive director is being investigated for embezzlement.
Part 3 in Blue Avocado’s series on diversity offers specific, practical tips for recruiting people “unlike ourselves” for nonprofit 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 mail and email? Attorney Gene Takagi and Emily Nicole Chan discuss both issues.
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.
Are board giving requirements a best practice or a bad idea? Blue Avocado reports on trends and explore the real questions.
In this Board Cafe column, look at short-term and long-term strategies for the board members known as deadwood or worse.
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.