Don’t Overlook Reviewing Committee Composition

Priorities of an organization are forever adapting. Yet through the constant change, committees and compositions remain, for the most part, unchanged. The problem with this is that the most significant

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Do You Have An Oversized Board?

Situation To accommodate every geographical area, the bylaws of a national organization gave each chapter a seat on the Board. All past presidents are also included on the Board as

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Time To Restructure Your Governance Model?

For a variety of reasons, a growing number of associations and other not-for-profits are restructuring Board governance to increase their efficiency. Some association executives and volunteers take the plunge once

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How To Hold A Virtual Annual General Meeting

As technology advances, associations and other not-for-profits continuously need to re-evaluate their processes in order to stay ahead of the curve and not seem outdated. AGMs are rarely known for

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What Kind of Board Are You On?

Governance structures can be organized based on where they stand on a continuum between pure policy and pure administrative boards. The former develops policy and hires an executive director for

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What Are Board Fiduciary Duties?

Board Fiduciary Duties Fiduciary duty equates with loyalty and encompasses the four main legal principles: The duty to act in the best interests of the organization The duty to disclose

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What is the CEO’s Role in Recruiting Volunteers?

It is widely known that a key responsibility of the board of directors is to identify future leaders. The effort ensures sustainability. Cultivating volunteers takes time and is a never-ending

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Roberts Rules Made Simple

Roberts Rules of Order are one of the most accepted forms of meeting management procedures. While it hard to believe, they were developed in the 1800’s (not a typo!) Yes,

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          BY JOE ROMINIECKI / MAR 18, 2015 (iStock/Thinkstock) Associations have long wondered how to get more members to update their profile info. One association says the

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Join me September 25 & 26 Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond for the Volunteer BC Conference. Learn more and register here: http://volunteerfutures.org/ I’ll be speaking about “The Collaborative Board Model” The

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