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The ROI on board service

“Leaders are made, they are not born,” said NFL Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi. So where does one find a good source for leadership development? Association boardrooms are ideal schools for leadership. Most volunteers join a board out of … Continue reading

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How to manage ‘I just have a question’

It sounds so virtuous when a board member says, “I just have a question.” You would expect the query can be answered briefly with a quick return to the agenda. In reality, the question opens a can of worms. A … Continue reading

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This meeting was a disaster

Thanks to MultiView Association Management for supplying this article. by Robert C. Harris Scheduled to start at 5 and end at 8, the meeting began with 20 people making self-introductions. They took 35 minutes. I recognized a glitch as a majority … Continue reading

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Best Board Practices Orientation Checklist

While Board training can be an annual ongoing project, the optimum time to have it is after your Annual General meeting and before your first regular Board meeting. Usually 3-5 hours is appropriate however depending upon the complexity of the … Continue reading

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Legal issues re: BC’s new Societies Act

By: George Bryce, lawyer  |  Website: www.BryceLaw.ca On March 25th, the Hon. Michael de Jong, BC’s Minister of Finance, introduced Bill #24 (2015) to bring into law a new Societies Act to replace the current Society Act.  The Bill received … Continue reading

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What is an Association Management Company or AMC?

Aila Karpio Association management companies have been around for a long time.  However, they may not all be called AMCs, but for instance administrative support or service providers, or use a generic name like “associates” or “group.”  Many meeting and … Continue reading

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