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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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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Want to Make the Board Mad at You?

If you want to make a bad impression as the newest member of the Board of Directors, here’s some tips: Miss the first two meetings then tell them you read

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Board Full Disclosure Please

Disclose everything expected of directors. Recently I heard a board chair remind directors they are expected to contribute $12,000 to association’s foundation. Some of the directors looked at each other

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BC Adaptive Snow Sports are one of British Columbia’s Governing Sports Organizations. They have asked Real Board Solutions to assist in their search for two experienced Board of Directors. Click

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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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  BY MARK ATHITAKIS / JUL 21, 2014(iStock/Thinkstock) It’s lonely at the top: A new study suggests that new nonprofit CEOs get little guidance from their boards during their first months on the

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By Bruce Anderson, CAE If associations don’t change to better serve their end users, those customers will gradually find other alternatives. Once that shift has begun, it is very difficult

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To help your board members become focused and productive, make sure they have the following information on hand. Some of it may be a standard part of your board manual;

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